Lahore: It has been decided to install air and water quality monitoring system in 10 districts of Punjab, monitoring systems will be installed in Lahore, Sheikhupura, Multan, DG Khan, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Wahari and other cities.
According to details, a high-level meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, and former federal minister Munis Elahi participated, in which it was decided that control systems of air quality in 30 places in Punjab. The stations will be established and the World Bank will give a soft loan of $200 million for the Punjab Green Development Project.
Chaudhry Pervez Elahi said that an environment-friendly pilot project will be started in Lahore with 25 electric buses. Legislation will be enacted to control plastic to improve the environment. A “single use” of plastic will be guaranteed to eliminate environmental pollution. Solar panels will be installed on the roofs of government buildings under the “Energy Efficient Buildings” section in the divisions.
Punjab Chief Minister said that 6 district headquarters hospitals of Punjab have been shifted to solar energy. A green finance strategy is being formulated in Punjab. An environmental endowment fund of $50 million in green finance will be established. Review of the proposed inspection and certification of private vehicles for the symbolic tax. Environmental contamination in the VICS engine. vehicle certification.Inspection of the equipment that causes
He said that under the green investment project, easy loans will be given to 6 industries. Steel mills, rice mills, stone crushing, leather processing industries will be included in the green investment project. Initially, loans of 30 million dollars will be given to 100 small industrial units will be made.
Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi ordered to start an awareness campaign to prevent environmental pollution. Chief Secretary Abdullah Khan Sambal, former Principal Secretary CM Sikandar, Finance Secretary, Environment Secretary, Environment Protection Agency DG and other officials participated in the meeting.