DELHI AIR POLLUTION

Pollution In Delhi Turns Severe: Gopal Rai Calls For High-Level Meeting

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has implemented Stage 4 of GRAP (Graded Response Action Plan) in the national capital as the pollution level crosses over into the severe category.

Delhi Air Pollution Is A Public Health Emergency, Experts Warn

Even as Air Quality Index in Delhi oscillated between “very poor” and “severe” on Wednesday, environmental and health experts have cautioned that inhaling polluted air will be just as dangerous for us as drinking contaminated water is. And just like government has made elaborate system of delivering safe and clean tap water to every household, …

DRIIV, IIT Delhi Join Hands To Tackle Air Pollution

In a first-of-its-kind initiative of the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, DRIIV will conduct a technology-based pilot project called Project SAMEER (Solutions for Air-Pollution Mitigation through Engagement, Engineering, and Research) in Delhi-NCR, from November 2022 to February 2023.

Before Covid, India Lost 23 Lakh To Pollution; Highest In World In 2019: Study

NEW DELHI: While Covid ruptured the mental peace of Indian families after leaving more than 5.3 lakh dead during the last two years, it was its evil twin — rapidly rising deadly pollution across the country—  that snuffed out more than 23 lakh lives in 2019, according to a study. The Lancet, which is the …

Pollution On The Rise: Haryana Government Shuts Schools In Four Districts Adjoining NCR

CHANDIGARH: Amid increasing levels of pollution in Delhi-NCR, the Haryana government on Sunday ordered closure of all government and private schools till November 17 in four districts adjoining NCR, namely, Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonepat and Jhajjar. The government also announced a host of measures to curb air pollution. Similar orders have also been passed by the …

SC Asks Centre To Take Emergency Steps To Check Air Pollution, Raps Delhi Government

NEW DELHI: Delhi is breathing poisonous air. Even as the air quality continues to dip even further in the severe category in the national capital, the Supreme Court on Saturday said the Central government should consider a two-day lockdown in Delhi if necessary, in order to bring down the pollution level in Delhi-NCR. The remarks …

Delhi Air Pollution: Kejriwal Govt Deploys 114 Water Tankers To Settle Dust

NEW DELHI: Coming under attack of the opposition parties over the issue of air pollution in the national capital, Delhi Environment minister on Saturday said that Arvind Kejriwal government is taking concrete steps to control increased pollution levels post Diwali and has deployed 114 water tankers to sprinkle water on the roads. Speaking to media …