National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)

Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEF& CC) had launched National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) on 10thJanuary,2019 as a long term, time-bound, national-level strategy to tackle the air pollution problem across India in a comprehensive manner, with a target of 20-30% reduction in Particulate matter concentration by 2024, keeping 2017 as base year for comparison of concentration. Focused efforts are being made at this stage to attain tangible progress in air quality improvement. Under National Clean Air Programme (NCAP); 102 cities were declared as non-attainment cities, in which Surat also included as non-attainment city.

The Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has initialized the National Clean Air Program for the non attainment cities pertaining to Air Quality Improvement activities. GPCB has released to SMC the grant in aid of Rs. 6,00,00,000/- (Rupees Six Crore) to Surat Municipal Corporation towards Air quality improvement efforts.

Under National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) grant, following projects are taken by Surat Municipal Corporation as per the suggestions received from MoEF & CC:

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Sr. No Budget Allocated in Sanction Order Component Details Mentioned in Sanction Order Remarks
1 3.00 Crore at 50 lakh capital cost per sweeper & 50 lakh for 1 year & 0 Month Mechanical   street sweeper (3 Nos.) Tender for Mechanical Sweeper Machine under NCAP is under invitation stage.
2 2.90 Crore Creation of Green Buffer along the traffic corridors SMC has awarded works for greenery and plantation works at different location in the entire Surat city in the fund allocated under NCAP for the year 2019-20. Name of works:
  • Horticultural Development & Maintenance work of Lake Garden at T.P.S.No.43 (Bhimrad), F.P.No.103 (Garden) & F.P.63 (Lake) in South West Zone.
  • Horticultural Development & Maintenance work of Garden at T.P.S.No.27 (Utran- Kosad), F.P.No.195 in North Zone.
  • Horticultural Development & Maintenance work of FLORAL PARK at T.P.S.No.69 (Godadra-Dindoli), F.P.R.No.16 in South East (Limbayat) Zone.
  • Supplying of 5 Feet height tree plants for plantation in city area.
3 0.50 Crore Public awareness and capacity building activities Information related to Air Pollution and its Sources, Mitigation measures as well schemes undertaken by Govt. will be  mass published for public awareness using Funds allocated under NCAP