Government lists measures to control pollution sources in Delhi-NCR

In its submissions to the Supreme Court on air pollution, the Center has said that it has collected over Rs 4.8 crore as ‘environment compensation’ from over 100 errant industries in Delhi-NCR, imposed fines on thousands of polluting vehicles, 262 Construction sites have been found to be non-compliant. and imposed a fine of Rs 80 … Read more

Delhi air pollution: Air quality remains in ‘very poor’ category

The air quality in the national capital remained in the very poor category and the air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 344 at 8 am on Thursday, data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) showed. Though it remained in the very poor category, there was a marginal improvement in the AQI on Thursday … Read more

While schools, colleges, coal-fired power plants remain closed, vehicles are banned from entering Delhi

Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday announced that the Delhi government has closed schools and other educational institutions until further notice, while banning the entry of outside vehicles into Delhi. Five coal-fired power plants have also been shut down in an effort to tackle air pollution in the national capital. A ‘work from home’ model … Read more

SC asks Center to convene emergency meeting on pollution crisis; ‘Hue and cry’ for burning stubble without Aadhaar

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Center to hold an emergency meeting on the pollution crisis and decide on steps like halting non-essential construction, transport, power plants and implementing work from home to tackle the situation by Tuesday. , “the cat’s out of the bag” now as “hue and cry” had no basis for … Read more