Delhi pollution: ‘Anti-smog guns a must at construction sites’

The panel noted that these sites are a major and consistent source of air pollution in Delhi-NCR.

published on : 8th November 2022

24 industrial units issued closure orders in Delhi for violating GRAP guidelines

The measures were enforced in the NCR on October 5 by The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) on October 6.

published on : 29th October 2022

City air quality may plummet due to Punjab farm fires

Between September 15 and October 26 this year, total paddy residue burning events reported in Punjab were 7,036, compared to 6,463 for the same period last year, the commission said.

published on : 28th October 2022

Delhi: Air quality may worsen before Diwali, steps kick in 

This is in addition to the restrictive actions mentioned in stage 1 of GRAP, it specified.

published on : 20th October 2022

Many NCR towns still to notify list of approved fuels: CAQM

The policy mandates phasing out coal and other dirty fuels in a time-bound manner to curb air pollution, a major share of which comes from industrial emissions.

published on : 18th July 2022

Will look into problems that can arise out of ban on BS-IV vehicles in Delhi-NCR: Environment minster

According to reports, the ban is projected to impact around 9.5 lakh diesel vehicles, including private cars, and could lead to a crisis for commuters if enough arrangements are not made.

published on : 17th July 2022

Boost NCR’s air quality monitoring network: AQI panel

The recommendation is part of a policy formulated by the panel to curb air pollution in Delhi-NCR.

published on : 15th July 2022

Adopt standard list of approved fuels: Commission for Air Quality Management

The list of fuels approved by the CAQM include petrol, diesel, hydrogen/methane, natural gas, Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) and electricity.

published on : 25th June 2022

33 per cent increase in greening target for Delhi in 2022-23: Air panel

CAQM held consultations with Delhi government to finalise ‘greening action plan’; Miyawaki technique among other schemes proposed.

published on : 12th May 2022

Biomass plants in Delhi get new PM level target to reduce emissions, tackle pollution 

The commission has also asked the respective state governments and pollution control boards of Haryana,

published on : 22nd March 2022