Vehicle sirens and horns in India will soon be replaced by sounds of melodious instruments

The decision was announced by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari who said that the sounds of Tabla, Flute, Harmonium, etc. will sound better than sirens and horns, and will also help reduce noise pollution.

Vehicle sirens and horns in India will soon be replaced by sounds of melodious instruments

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, in a recent inspection visit, announced that the sound of vehicle sirens and horns across the country will soon be replaced by melodious instruments. As per reports, an order will soon be issued to use the music composed by a German musician which will replace the squeaky sound of the vehicles. It is being said that the work on the same has begun and further announcements will be made soon.

He added that the sounds made by the Indian musical instruments like tabla, harmonium, flute, conch (shankh) are melodious nature and hence would be installed in place of the existing sound. This is expected to reduce sound pollution in the country, said the minister. 

The decision was announced on September 26, 2021, during a visit to Dausa, Rajashtan where he reviewed the progress of the existing work.

Meanwhile, sharing information about the project, he said that approximately four crore trees will be planned on the sides of the Delhi-Mumbai Greenfield Expressway which will help in controlling pollution. The project has been planned at a cost of INR 90,000 crore, will be axis controlled with no pedestrian access. Once completed this will be beneficial highly for the people of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Rajasthan

Meanwhile, the river project in Pune has also been approved. Besides this, a road from Wagholi to Shirur has also been planned with three levels. Additional  planning and permissions for the same are being discussed with the government. A prokect connecting Mumbai's Nariman Point and Delhi is also being thought and  a meeting will be held with the state government soon to discuss the same.

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