Central Pollution Control Board

States asked to phase out single-use plastic with public involvement

The ministry has also suggested setting up special teams for enforcement and imposing heavy penalties on defaulters.

published on : 5th June 2022

Will enforce SC order on loudspeakers: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

Demanding that the government implement the SC order and remove unauthorised loudspeakers, Sriram Sene members played devotional songs at temples in Hubballi-Dharwad and other places.

published on : 10th May 2022

SC directs CPCB to conduct surprise inspections at brick kilns in NCR

A bench comprising Justices K M Joseph and Justice Hrishikesh Roy passed a slew of directions for the operation of brick kilns in NCR.

published on : 15th April 2022

NGT panel to examine complaint of pollution

The NGT’s decision was based on a complaint filed by one G Dilip Kumar, a resident of Tiryani mandal in Asifabad district. 

published on : 2nd April 2022

Delhi sees highest rainfall for January in last 27 years, air quality sees improvement

The record rainfall led to waterlogging at several low-lying areas, including New Friends Colony, Pul Prahladpur, Ring Road and Mandawali among others.

published on : 8th January 2022

High humidity keeps Delhi's air quality index in 'severe' zone

Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the government will not compromise on pollution and will take necessary action if air quality in the city keeps deteriorating.

published on : 25th December 2021

Favourable wind conditions help improve Delhi's AQI to 'poor' zone

The SAFAR bulletin further stated that during December 8-11, winds are likely to be moderate, increasing ventilation of pollutants.

published on : 9th December 2021

Delhi's air quality in November worst in seven years

The number of ‘severe’ air quality days this year is the highest for November since the Central Pollution Control Board started maintaining data in 2015.

published on : 1st December 2021

Delhi air quality still in ‘very poor’ zone: Experts

The air quality index (AQI) in the national capital was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category on Saturday morning, according to data issued by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

published on : 28th November 2021

Air quality index 'very poor', strong winds on Sunday to bring relief to Delhiites

Transport-level winds coming from the eastern direction expected to prevent pollutants emanating from regions where stubble is burnt

published on : 19th November 2021

Delhi's PM levels show slight improvement

However, air quality is likely to remain in ‘severe’ category at least over the next five days, warns government agencies

published on : 14th November 2021

CPCB advises people to avoid going outdoors in view of severe air pollution in Delhi

It was observed that meteorological conditions will be highly unfavourable for dispersion of pollutants till November 18 in view of low winds with calm conditions during the night.

published on : 12th November 2021

Delhi-NCR air quality to fluctuate between 'very poor' and 'severe' this week; CPCB asks states to strictly implement GRAP

The central pollution watchdog also observed that substantially high emissions due to the bursting of firecrackers, local factors and stubble burning led to the decline in the air quality.

published on : 9th November 2021

Delhi air quality remains 'severe' for third day 

With winds picking up speed, a slight improvement in the pollution levels is likely over the next three days, said government agencies.

published on : 8th November 2021

Higher wind speed flushes out pollution in Delhi; experts sound caution for elderly, COVID recovered

According to Central Pollution Control Board's (CPCB) Sameer app, the city's air quality index (AQI) stood at 449 in the 'severe' category at 8 am on Saturday.

published on : 6th November 2021
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