It houses over 20 lakh residents and more than seven lakh vehicles are registered, but the authorities are yet to come out with a concrete plan to curb the pollution. Gurgaon’s Regional Pollution Control Department has no Ambient Air Control Device (AACD), the device to monitor the pollution level.
The officials of the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) are yet to reach a consensus on the need for installing such devices in the Millennium City.The HSPCB does not possess any authentic data to study the pollution level of the city.
The city is a hub of several Multinational companies, BPOs and small and large scale industries and has 800 high-rise buildings, including hundreds of upcoming residential projects is being constructed by many private builders and construction companies in the city.
Increase in the plush residential complexes over the years has made Gurgaon an attractive destination for those settling down in the NCR.
July 11, 2012
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