Commission for Air Quality Management

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

Air quality panel bans use of coal in Delhi-NCR from 2023

Around 1.7 million tonnes of coal is used annually in industrial applications in NCR, with about 1.4 million tonnes being consumed in six major industrial districts alone.

published on : 8th June 2022

MCDs told to strictly follow rules to check dust pollution in Delhi-NCR

Civic agencies have informed that out of the total road length of around 18,540 km in Delhi, 5,085 km has been identified for mechanical sweeping, the CAQM said.

published on : 8th April 2022

400 units violating Air Quality norms issued closure notice

A total of 94 sites in Delhi, 92 in Haryana, 173 in UP & 48 in NCR Rajasthan to shut

published on : 19th February 2022

Pollution curbs to be lifted as air remains clean in Delhi

Air quality in Delhi-NCR is not likely to reach into ‘very poor’ zone and is expected to be better over the coming days due to improved meteorological conditions, said a report.

published on : 18th February 2022

SC directs Air Quality Commission to work on permanent solution for pollution in Delhi-NCR

A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana took note of a report filed by the commission which informed it that a decision to lift the ban on certain industries has been taken.

published on : 16th December 2021

Emergency steps cured Delhi air: Survey

Scientists have attributed the reduction in air pollution to the restrictions on polluting activities such as construction, thermal power plants and truck movement in the NCR.

published on : 24th November 2021

Delhi-NCR pollution: Schools, colleges to remain closed; thermal plants, construction activities not permitted

Trucks carrying non-essential items have been banned from entering Delhi till Sunday in a bid to contain the spiralling air pollution levels.

published on : 17th November 2021

Delhi, Haryana put construction work, industries on halt to curb pollution

Delhi and Haryana have suggested temporary shutdown of all industries in the region to curb the surge in air pollution levels in Delhi and satellite towns.

published on : 17th November 2021

Delhi-NCR pollution: Panel holds meeting with adjoining states after SC's intervention

The virtual meeting is being attended by Chief Secretaries, other officials of states, and environment bodies such as the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).

published on : 16th November 2021

Delhi air pollution: Panel slaps Rs 3 crore against construction sites

The commission has deployed teams in Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to inspect construction and demolition sites for any violations.

published on : 21st October 2021

‘Winter action plan requires synergy’: Centre on tackling Delhi pollution

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said Pusa bio-decomposer would be given to farmers in Haryana free of cost for one lakh acre of land and in Delhi.

published on : 24th September 2021

Pollution panel bring directive out for keeping air clean for north Indian states

Environmental experts have identified dust on roads and construction sites also as one of the major causes of air pollution.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Delhi air pollution: Eleven plants told to innovate fuel usage

The commission said it conducted extensive stakeholders’ consultations with NTPC Limited and other state and private power plant operators on the potential use of paddy stubble.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Adopt ISRO's model to estimate stubble burning: CAQM to Delhi, neighbouring states

The commission stressed over the need to develop and implement a standardised methodology across NCR for the monitoring of fire events at a meeting with ISR held in December last year.

published on : 23rd August 2021