Saturday, June 30, 2018

Delhi Airport sets up complaint cell to control aircraft noise

New Delhi: The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has set up a noise complaint cell for hospitals and residences around the airport to control aircraft noise.
According to DIAL, the residents and hospitals can use the cell to register complaints.
DIAL issued a public notice that read, "Delhi International Airport Limited has established a noise complaint cell. In case of any grievances and suggestions on high level of noise, kindly contact Delhi International Airport Limited."
It has also issued a public helpline number for noise complaint cell which is 01147198600.
The decision has been taken after the locals alleged that the noise created by aircrafts at the Delhi airport was affecting the health of the residents of nearby areas.
Several hospitals also claimed that the noise created by planes were usually between the range of 75 and 94 decibels, which was "clearly beyond the stipulated standards laid down under the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000".
Meanwhile, DIAL spokesperson told ANI that noise abatement is one of the key areas, the Delhi airport is focusing on.
30/06/18 ANI
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