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90% of city-specific clean air plans in India lack budget outlines: Study

The study also found that apart from Delhi's clean air plan, other city-specific clean air plans also do not have a legal mandate for implementation

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BS Web Team & PTI  |  New Delhi 

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The study reveals that multiplicity of agencies is another problem that plagues these plans.

Only nine among 102 city-specific clean air plans have a budget outline for implenting their targets, a new study has found.

National capital is among cities that has no clear budget outline. "About 90 per cent of India's approved city-specific clean air plans do not have a budget outline," said the study, conducted by think tanks Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) and Urban Emissions.



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First Published: Thu, June 11 2020. 09:05 IST