Particles shredded by the machine can be easily converted into compost.
Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) have said that they don’t have enough funds or resources to sprinkle water on trees lining city roads.
The air quality in the national capital turned poor on Sunday, primarily due to slow wind speed, and is likely to dip further.
Respite to be brief as reduced wind speed to result in slight dip in air quality today, says Met
Earlier this week, the apex court asked the Centre to take concrete decision within 10 days on having smog towers in Delhi-National Capital Region to combat pollution, which risks public health.
People in neighbourhoods with higher amounts of fine particulate matter pollution were at least six per cent more likely to report having glaucoma than those in the least polluted areas.
'We are shocked that water is polluted in Delhi and this blame game is going on,' a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta observed.
According to officials, 20 fire tenders have been deployed at 13 areas across the national capital where sprinkling of water is underway.
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The night temperatures have also dropped and the wind speed is expected to improve by Saturday.
Cong MP takes dig at ministers' suggestion of eating carrots, listening to music to check pollution impact
Participating in a discussion on pollution, Pratap Singh Bajwa said Health Minister Harsh Vardhan recently tweeted that people should eat carrots for protection from pollution-related harm to health.
The air quality in Delhi and its adjoining areas such as Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad again plunged to 'very poor' category on Thursday.
The AQI is forecast to deteriorate to the higher end of the very poor category by Wednesday and then to the lower end of the severe category.
Air pollution levels in Delhi and the National Capital Region can pose a huge risk to the lungs of even healthy individuals, experts have warned.
The report gives the results of an analysis of pollution in the national capital by Public Policy Research Centre, a think tank.