Red Light On, Gaadi Off’: Delhi environment minister to kick-start drive on October 18

Delhi: 18Oct, 2021 (Times of India)

NEW DELHI: Delhi government will run the ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign in the capital from October 18 to November 18 to curb vehicular pollution.
Environment minister Gopal Rai, who held a meeting with officials of Delhi Police and the environment and revenue departments, said that over 2,500 civil defence volunteers would be deployed at 100 intersections for the campaign, which will run in two shifts from 8am to 8pm.
“From October 18, we will launch the ‘Red Light On, Gaadi Off’ campaign, which will be actively implemented at 100 intersections in all 13 police districts in the city,” Rai said. The minister added that 90 intersections would have 10 civil defence volunteers each on duty, while the remaining 10 major intersections will have 20 volunteers each.

The major inspections in the city where the implementation will take place on a larger scale are — Chandgi Ram Akhara (Ring Road), ITO Chowk, Rajghat Chowk, Tilak Marg-Bhagwan Das Crossing, Kadkadi Mod, Barakhamba-Tolstoy Marg Crossing, Rajesh Pilot Marg-Prithvi Road Crossing, Madhuban Chowk, Moti Bagh (Ring Road) and Peeragarhi Chowk.