30% decrease in stubble burning, Centre unsatisfied


New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday directed the Punjab and Haryana governments to ensure prompt action against incidents of stubble burning as the data point out only 30%decline since last year. Following the meeting, Vardhan said, "Punjab and Haryana have been informed to take more action on stubble burning. Data revealed that compared to last year there has been a 30 per cent reduction in stubble burning. But we are not satisfied with it. To stop stubble burning, the financial aid of 591 crore rupees out of about Rs 1000 crore has already been provided. We have now directed the officials to be more proactive on the issue."

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