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Delhi Metro - Carbon credits
Sep 27 2011 (9:02AM)
News Entry# 40294 UN BODY CREDITS DELHI METRO- 6.3 LAKH CARBON CREDITS FOR MODAL SHIFT PROJECT
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The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has been certified by the United Nations(UN) as the First Metro Rail and Rail based system in the world which will get carbon Credits for reducing Green House Gas Emissions as it has helped to reduce pollution levels in the city by 6.3 lakh tons every year thus helping in reducing global warming.
Today about 18 lakh people travel in the city’s Metro Rail system which is completely non-polluting and environment friendly and, but for the Metro these people would have traveled by cars, busses, two/three wheelers etc which would have resulted in emission of green House Gases such as CO2, CO, HC, NOx, PM and SO2. Thus, DMRC has helped in reduction in emission of...
Sep 26 2011 (6:35PM)
News Entry# 40191 Metro gets UN certification, earns Rs 47 crore carbon credits
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New Delhi: Delhi Metro has been certified by the United Nations as the first metro rail-based system in the world to get carbon credits for contributing to the fight against climate change by help reducing pollution levels in the city by 6.3 lakh tonnes every year.The organisation has also earned carbon credits worth Rs. 47 crore annually for the next seven years.With nearly 20 lakh people taking the new age transport system every day, the Metro has helped reduce pollution and emission of green house gases as it is a completely non-polluting and environment-friendly system.“Thus, DMRC has helped in reduction in emission of harmful gases into the city’s atmosphere and the United Nations Body administering the clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol has certified that DMRC has reduced emissions,” Delhi Metro spokesman Anuj Dayal said.Thus, Dayal said, the organisation earned carbon credits worth about Rs. 47 crore annually for...