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Delhi Metro gets credits for UN carbon

Delhi railway authorities can have a pat on their back now as their project, the Delhi Metro Railway has become the world’s first railway to earn Carbon credits from the United Nations.

This means that the metro rail has helped in cutting down emission of greenhouse gases. UN report states that the Metro rail has helped in reducing pollution in the city by 630,000 tonnes a year. The UN release further stated, “The United Nations body administering the clean development mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol has certified that Delhi Metro has reduced emissions.”

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