Mini marathon for clean air in Delhi on Sunday
New Delhi Oct 13 (IANS) As part of the Clean Air campaign Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan will flag off a mini marathon from India Gate here on Sunday.
"With the onset of winter increased emission from various existing sources and burning of crop residue coincides with adverse meteorological conditions " a Ministry statement said on Friday.
It said that its campaign for Clean Air or "Swachh Hawa for Swachh and Swasth Bharat" is being launched to create a mass movement for reducing air pollution.
The campaign according to the Ministry is to take the momentum of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and extending the Harit Diwali or green Diwali campaign.