Delhi Metro asks private firms to advance work hours

Our Bureau New Delhi | Updated on January 24, 2018 Published on June 12, 2015


To deal with rush hour, offices asked to advance timings by 30 minutes

To deal with rush hour traffic, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, which had earlier asked government offices in Delhi to advance their working hours by 30 minutes, has now asked private firms in National Capital Region to do the same.

“We are now taking up the issue with firms in Gurgaon for the need to have early working hours to deal with the peak of peak traffic,” Mangu Singh, said while replying to a query in a green metro event. Earlier in the day, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar promoted the use of public transport, particularly the Metro, to improve its working.

He said the Ministry has invited public comments on the drafts rules for construction site, solid waste management, among others.

Meanwhile, Asim Ahmed Khan, Delhi’s Environment Minister, said that in the first week of July the Delhi government will have a meeting of all stakeholders to monitor pollution in the national capital.

This could involve working out a procedure on monitoring pollution levels on a real-time basis at construction and other sites, he added.

Published on June 12, 2015
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