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Himachal Pradesh launches Shaur Nahin mobile application

A campaign to curb noise pollution Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched 'Horn not Ok' awareness campaign and 'Shaur Nahin' (no noise) mobile application in the state capital- Shimla.
Himachal Pradesh launches Shaur Nahin mobile application
  • The campaign aims to spread awareness of unnecessary blowing horn as it creates unnecessary noise pollution and is harmful to health. 
  • The first phase of the campaign has been launched in Shimla and Manali.

About the Shaur Nahin mobile app:

  • The mobile application is an initiative of the Department of Environment Science and Technology in association with National Informatics Centre (NIC), Himachal Pradesh. 
  • The app will enable the general public to report cases of noise pollution.
  • It has settings for two types of users: General Public and Officers, both of whom will be authenticated with a one-time password (OTP).
  • Complaints received through this app will be immediately made available to the concerned Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent of Police, Sub-Divisional Magistrate and Sub-Divisional Police Officer who can later respond with the action taken and report on the application itself.

Question:

Q. The 'Horn not Ok' awareness campaign and 'Shaur Nahin' (no noise) mobile application has been launched in which state capital?
a. Lucknow
b. Bhopal
c. Shimla
d. Mumbai
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