New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) authorities in Delhi has spent Rs 68 lakh in two years spraying herbicides on fields to forestall air air pollution brought on by burning straw. An quantity of `23 crore was spent to promote this.
The Arvind Kejriwal authorities has bought a drug developed by the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in celebration of 2020 as a serious challenge to curb air air pollution. As a begin, 1900 acres of farmland have been utilized in 39 villages. It was additionally introduced that in October 2021, 4000 acres of farmland in 59 villages might be sprayed.
The AAP authorities claimed that 955 farmers had benefited from the drug, which was used to transform straw into manure as an alternative of burning. The spraying alone price Rs 68 lakh in two years. In accordance with RTI paperwork, the federal government spent Rs 490 crore on all commercials in 2021-22 alone. 293 crore was spent on promoting in 2019-20 and 242.38 crore in 2020-21.
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