Air Pollution LIVE: Pollution strikes in Delhi, emergency meeting on pollution today
Air Pollution LIVE: After the order of the Supreme Court, the Central Government is going to hold an emergency meeting today regarding the increasing air pollution in Delhi-NCR. Stay with us for every update of the meeting…
AQI in ‘very poor’ category
According to the ‘Sameer App’, which gives information about air pollution, the AQI in most of the monitoring centers in Delhi was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category. At some places like Dwarka Sector-8, Patparganj, Alipore, Shadipur, DTU and Punjabi Bagh, the AQI remained in the ‘severe’ category with the AQI crossing 400. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the average AQI of Delhi stood at 396. #AirpollutionLIVE
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Air quality in Delhi in ‘very poor’ category for third consecutive day
The air quality in the national capital was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category for the third consecutive day with the AQI at 396 on Tuesday. The Air Quality Index (AQI) in the morning stood at 349 in Ghaziabad, 359 in Greater Noida, 363 in Gurgaon and 382 in Noida.
Contribution of stubble burning is not much
On Monday, the bench said that in view of this, we direct the Government of India to hold an emergency meeting tomorrow and discuss the areas we have talked about and see that it can effectively control air pollution. What order can be passed? As far as stubble burning is concerned, affidavits widely say that its contribution is not much, except for two months.
Court asks Center to hold emergency meeting to control air pollution
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Center to convene an emergency meeting on Tuesday to take steps to stop unnecessary construction works, operation of transport and power plants and implement work from home. #DelhiAirPollution #health
A bench headed by Chief Justice NV Ramana directed the concerned secretaries of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab and Delhi to attend the meeting to submit their reports before the committee constituted by the court.