CM meets US envoy, wants to join ranks to fight bad air
New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met US ambassador to India Kenneth I Juster on Friday, at Delhi Secretariat to discuss the partnership in several areas including pollution.
Kejriwal told the ambassador about the agreement between the Delhi government and the University of Washington on pollution. As per the deal, Washington University will be providing real-time pollution data to the Delhi government. “The data will help in identifying the source of pollution in the capital city round the year. This data will help the government in taking action to curb pollution by identifying the source of pollution during different months of the year,” said a Delhi government spokesperson.
The CM said that he would like to have more cooperation in areas like pollution with the US. “I would like to meet if any of the experts are coming to India, to know about the best practices to be implemented in Delhi also,” said Kejriwal. “We are also open to ideas on any other sector. We can be technology partners in various areas,” he added.