ncr: ias officers and experts discuss ncr pollution and urban planning | Chandigarh News

Chandigarh: In a bid to better understand pollution and its associated impact on urban planning in the NCR, the IAS Officers Association of Haryana brought together experts, academicians and the administrative wing of the government on Saturday of the State on a unique platform to share their ideas and opinions during a seminar and a discussion, the first of its kind, on the “problems of pollution and town planning in the NCR” which took place held here on Saturday. The subject matter experts and bureaus not only discussed the air, soil and water pollution issues resulting from the NCR’s progress and development but also reviewed the current scenario in Haryana and the measures to be taken to ensure ecological balance and a good quality of life in the NCR.
Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal, who is also the president of the association, said that these seminars not only provide a golden opportunity to bring together the administrative wing and experts to share their expertise, but also encourage the spirit to think collectively about innovative solutions. “Post Covid, today’s seminar takes on more importance because for almost two years the virtual mode has remained the key mode of communication for us. Therefore, I am sure that such seminars would certainly prove to be cornerstones to have a better understanding of the role of governance in a changing environment with particular emphasis on bringing together pioneering spirits,” he said. added. Among those who shared this expertise at the seminar were the Chairman of the Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and Adjacent Areas, M. M. Kutty, and the Chairman of the Board of Control of the Haryana State Pollution, P Raghavendra Rao.
Kutty praises Haryana
Hailing the efforts of the Government of Haryana to curb stubble burning, the Chairman of the Commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and Adjacent Areas, M. M. Kutty, said the The state had made significant progress in controlling stubble burning.
Ensuring meticulous implementation: Rao
Addressing the officers, the Chairman of Haryana State Pollution Control Board, Prof. Raghavendra Rao spoke about the governance aspects of tackling the pollution problem. “Young officers play a central role in shaping strategies, rules and regulations related to air quality. Therefore, consent management becomes an important area for every agent,” he added.
Meanwhile, the Director of the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), Professor Jagan Shah, gave an elaborate presentation on air quality and health impacts.