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Anumita Roychowdhury of CSE said, as winter approaches, toxic air emanating out of such landfill fires is likely to affect the air quality.
Shares of Everest Organics Monday closed at Rs 81 apiece on BSE, up 7.28 per cent from the previous close.
Although the air purifier industry is small in size and limited to metro cities, but makers are witnessing a high double digit growth in the segment due to increased awareness among the people.
For several years now, air pollution levels have been a major worry in Delhi, which comes to resemble a gas chamber in the winters.
On Wednesday and Thursday, the air quality had deteriorated to the very poor category, alarming authorities who were planning to roll out more stringent measures to combat pollution.
Arvind Kejriwal says Delhi will become 'gas chamber' soon, blames Centre, Punjab, Haryana governments
Stubble burning in neighbouring states is one of the major reasons behind increasing air pollution levels in Delhi.
In a bid to raise awareness on the reasons behind indoor air pollution, the director of Honeywell addressed the media on Wednesday in the city.
In cities like Lucknow (AQI of 182), Agra (187), and Noida (297), the air quality continued to hover around the category of unhealthy and poor.
The air quality index in Beijing climbed to 213, which is categorised by the World Health Organisation, (WHO) as "very unhealthy".
Under the emergency plan called Graded Response Action Plan, stringent actions are implemented based on the air quality of the city.
Stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana is a major cause of air pollution not only in the two states but also in the national capital.
The air quality in Delhi usually starts plummeting during October-November due to slow winds and dropping temperatures.
Under the banner of Bhartiya Kisan Union, farmers gathered at Barnala's grain market, protesting against the state and central government for allegedly harassing paddy growers in Punjab.
The AQI between the range of 51 to 100 is considered as satisfactory, 101-200 is moderate, 201-300 comes under the poor category, whereas 401-500 range is severe.