We will take less time to improve air quality:Javadekar

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

It took Beijing fifteen years to reduce air pollution but we will take less time to improve air quality in the national capital, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said in Lok Sabha on Friday.

Responding to a discussion on "air pollution and climate change", he said a mass movement is required for the purpose. "It took Beijing 15 years (to fight air pollution). We will take lesser time," he said, referring to air quality in Delhi.

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