Office Hub: Section 62 Office Hub, Dadri Road is the new pollution hotspot in Noida. Noida News


Noida: The Dadri RoadSector 62, and Sector 62/104 Road have entered the UPPCB list. Locations of pollution In the city this year, while Yamuna Pashta area, Noida Expressway, Sector 150, and Sector 116/115/7x area have retained their position from last year. As part of GRAP Phase 1, which comes into effect from October 1, authorities will take appropriate measures in hotspots, where construction activities and traffic jams are the major sources of air pollution.

Pollution centers in Noida

According to UPPCB, the major source of pollution is road dust in Yamuna Pashta area, construction activities in Sector 116/115/7x area, traffic jam on Noida Expressway and construction work of underpass, Sector 150 Reconstruction activities, construction and traffic congestion on Dadri Road, congestion on Sector 62/104 Road, and garbage burning of Ghazipur site and Delhi-Meerut Expressway traffic. Sector 62 Office Hub.
“UPPCB is preparing to implement GRAP from October 1. We have issued letters to all stakeholders for nomination of nodal officers. We have also issued public notices to prevent pollution in winter. In Noida UPPCB regional officer Utsav Sharma said that the district administration has written to the authorities separately to improve the road infrastructure as well as to install mechanical sweeping and water sprinkling on the roads, adding that the dust Mitigation measures and contamination checks will also be carried out at seven hotspots.
Last year, Noida had eight hotspots—Noida Expressway, 7x Sector, Sector 150, UP State Industrial Development Authority Area, Greater Noida West, Noida Gate, and Yamuna and Hindon Pashta areas.
Neighboring Ghaziabad were ten hotspots — Vasundhara, Siddharth Vihar, Indirapuram, Sahibabad, Rajnagar Extension, Delhi-Meerut Road, Loni, Delhi-Bhupura Border, GT Road Industrial Area, and Sanjay Nagar. However, UPPCB has not yet shared the revised list of hotspots in Ghaziabad.
UPPCB regional officer in Ghaziabad Vikas Mishra said all departments are ready to implement GRAP in the city. “We have also asked the Nagar Nigam to ensure proper maintenance of roads and solid waste management,” he said.
Implementation of solid waste management rules and construction and demolition guidelines, registration of construction sites on government portal, mechanical cleaning of roads, use of anti-smog guns, ban on regular use of diesel gensets etc., part of GRAP phase 1 are .
Rajneesh Nandan, RWA president of Parswanath Prestige in Sector 93A, suggested that lifts operating in societies should be classified as essential services as many people “have not yet upgraded from diesel to PNG gensets. Because the upgrade cost is too high”. “Government should consider lifts in high-rises as an essential service. Otherwise, how will the residents, especially children and the elderly, reach their flats? The government should also provide subsidies for conversion from diesel to PNG gensets,” he said. Nandan said.



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