Monday, October 22 2018

June 2, 2018

Pollution in and around Taj Mahal to be discussed in Agra

Agra – A stakeholders workshop has been convened by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Minister of State of Culture to discuss the issues of pollution in and around Taj Mahal and focus on drawing short term and long term measures to deal with the problem and to protect Taj from environment pollution. To create awareness about adopting environment friendly transport options, Dr Mahesh Sharma will be travelling by train for the event.
The meeting will be attended by high level representatives of State Government, MPs and MLAs of Agra, along with all concerned stakeholders in the presence of Senior Officers of Ministry of Culture, M/o Environment, Central Pollution Control Board, State Pollution Control Board, Archaeological Survey of India and local administration.
The meeting will be followed by Walk around the Taj as well as Clean up of River Yamuna to be followed by the Taj Mahal Declaration. A press conference will also be held on the occasion to highlight the decisions taken and the action plan.