Mukesh Sharma, an air quality expert associated with the civil engineering department at IIT-Kanpur, has melded rigorous research with policy engagement.
The height of this tower is around 25 meter, it has a capacity of air purification of 1000 cubic meters per second.
The MPD talks about government making effort to protect and develop an integrated network of ‘Green and Blue Assets’— natural and planned green infrastructure.
Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said that the Delhi government has been taking several steps to improve the air quality of Delhi.
More recently, many German cities have introduced piecemeal bans on older diesel cars in areas or even individual streets where emissions are particularly high.
Before the second lockdown was imposed in Telangana, most days in May witnessed AQI levels in the 'satisfactory category'.
Delhi ranks second on the global index of 576 cities compiled by business risk analysts Verisk Maplecroft, followed within India by Chennai, Agra, Kanpur, Jaipur and Lucknow.
The report also states that India had 1.7 million premature deaths from air pollution in 2019 – which is 18 per cent of all deaths in the country.
Nepal's Ministry of Health earlier this week had requested people not to get outside with a sudden dip in Air Quality Index.
The central government has taken several steps to address the issue of air pollution in Delhi, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Friday.
Centre says there's 'no conclusive data to establish direct correlation of death, disease due to air pollution'
In a written reply, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey said air pollution is one of the many factors affecting respiratory ailments and associated diseases.
Union Environment Secy R P Gupta said the since ordinance was not introduced in Parliament within six weeks of its convention, it has lapsed and consequently, the commission also has been shut down.
The analysis has considered 99 cities where data availability for two consecutive winters meets the minimum criteria of requirement for 75 per cent of data completeness.
The adverse health effects of rising air pollution may already be known, but the number of deaths caused due to it could come as a shocker.
The tribunal had earlier rejected a plea to allow brick kilns running on 'Zig-Zag' technology in NCR saying their operation will have a disastrous effect on the air quality.