Rai also urged citizens to put any pollution-related complaints on this app and the government will ensure immediate action, based on the type of complaint received.
Delhi Environment minister Rai to hold high-level meeting to review restrictions imposed to combat pollution
To combat pollution, the Delhi government had on Wednesday issued 10 directions, including a ban on the entry of trucks carrying non-essential items in the city and closure of schools.
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.
Notification issued for effective implementation of emergency measures to tackle air pollution: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai
Gopal Rai said that all schools, libraries and institutions will remain shut till November 20, except for those where exams are being conducted.
The AQI showed slight improvement only on two days with 'very poor' readings barring which the air quality has remained severe.
Gopal Rai during a press conference said the people of Delhi are choking thanks to the negligence of Centre and neighbouring states.
Crop residue burning in neighbouring states is responsible for worsening air quality in Delhi during winters.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that two days back the AQI was 171 but as the incidents of stubble burning increased in neighbouring states, the AQI started getting worse.
Despite a ban on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, farmers continue to defy it as there is a short window between harvesting paddy and sowing wheat.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai held a dialogue session with social groups to promote green initiatives such as car pooling.
Every winter, Delhi witnesses a surge in air pollution levels due to many reasons, including stubble burning in neighbouring states.
The 20-metre-tall structure, being set up to improve air quality in a radius of around 1 km, was supposed to be ready by June 15.