According to National Green Tribunal, Municipal Corporation of Delhi has spent Rs 275 crore on flattening the three landfills in Ghazipur, Bhalswa and Okhla. Yet over 45% of the city’s daily municipal solid waste is still getting dumped at the three landfills.
In this episode of Vayu Sakhi, we spoke to women living in the slums of Delhi, an area surrounded by landfills. They talk about the problems they are facing due to these landfills, and how it is affecting the air around them. And also the impact of air pollution on health. They talk about the steps necessary to reduce air pollution and how being a Vayu Sakhi can help in the fight against air pollution.