Delhi Surroundings Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday launched a chatbot and web site to facilitate individuals’s participation within the battle in opposition to air pollution.
Speaking about ”Paryavaran Saathi” chatbot, Rai stated individuals can share the steps they’re taking to battle air pollution on WhatsApp quantity 9650414141 and they are going to be awarded factors. The highest 100 performers will likely be honoured, he stated.
The Chatbot is a partnered initiative with UNICEF’s YuWaah with over 10 lakh youth already related, out of which 50 thousand are from Delhi, he stated.
“One can merely textual content ”Hello” on WhatsApp to 9650414141 to speak to the Chatbot and develop into an lively contributor within the Delhi authorities’s motion in opposition to air pollution. Paryavaran Saathi Chatbot is a medium to interact the youth by making them the ”Paryavaran Saathis”. These Saathis will likely be given factors based mostly on their participation; out of which the highest 100 will likely be felicitated,” defined Rai.
“The target of this chatbot is to allow the youth, particularly those that repeatedly use WhatsApp and different social media platforms, to play a vital function within the battle in opposition to air pollution — for them to develop into a ”Paryavaran Saathi,” he added.
Utilizing this chatbot as a medium, the federal government will interact the youth.
“This manner we goal to make the younger customers conscious of all of the initiatives in place by the Delhi authorities and encourage them to develop into our ”Paryavaran Reporter”, for instance by downloading the Inexperienced Delhi App and reporting air pollution incidents throughout the town.
“They will use the chatbot to ship data concerning incidents of carpooling, use of public transport, any grievances, finishing up door-to-door campaigning to get individuals to signal pledges. They will additionally carry out Nukkad Naataks, paint encouraging messages on partitions, and use different inventive methods to do their half, all of which might be shared with us through the chatbot,” Rai stated.
The minister stated the scholars and youth will obtain factors for these actions, relying on which high 100 will likely be rewarded and felicitated publicly in order that increasingly individuals really feel inspired to affix the motion. The one-stop web site “www.delhifightspollution.in” will let guests know in regards to the air pollution ranges within the nationwide capital and the steps they’ll take to regulate varied sorts of air pollution, Rai stated.
He stated full details about all of the campaigns being run to maintain air air pollution in examine might be discovered on the web site and efficient use of the content material will assist unfold consciousness.
Important details about the EV Coverage and Tree Transplantation Coverage amongst different information will likely be obtainable on the web site. The Surroundings minister additional appealed to the youth to take part within the “battle waged by CM Arvind Kejriwal in opposition to air pollution in Delhi” by social media platforms.