Schools closed for a week, government employees will work from home
Kejriwal made a big announcement on the worsening of pollution in Delhi, schools closed for a week, government employees will work from home
Amidst the rising level of pollution in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has made several big decisions on Saturday. He said that from Monday, all schools in Delhi will remain closed for a week, although virtual classes will continue during this period. Apart from this, the government employees of Delhi will work from home. Apart from this, Hawa construction activities will remain closed from 14 to 17 November.
These decisions were taken after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held an emergency meeting today to tackle air pollution. Kejriwal said that at this time our aim is to provide relief to the people of Delhi. This is not the time to point fingers at anyone. The Supreme Court had asked to consider imposing a lockdown in view of the pollution level. On this, CM Kejriwal said that he is making a proposal on the complete lockdown. We will place our proposal before the Supreme Court. Will take a decision after talking to the central government and all the agencies.
Kejriwal said that an advisory will be issued to make private offices work from home. If the situation worsens, then all private vehicles, construction work, transport, industrial activities can be closed in Delhi. This is just an offer.
Big announcements made are as follow:
-All schools closed for a week
Government employees will work from home for a week
-Advisory will be issued to get private offices work from home
– Will consider shutting down private vehicles
Construction activities will remain closed for three days in the city from Monday.
Let us tell you that on Saturday, the Supreme Court expressed strong displeasure over the increasing pollution in Delhi NCR. The court warned that emergency steps should be taken to improve the situation in the next two-three days. If necessary, the imposition of lockdown in Delhi for a few days should also be considered. The central government assured that immediate steps would be taken after talking to the respective states.