Delhi Pollution

Delhi government forms cell to clean Yamuna river sewage

These officers will report to the DJB CEO, and are responsible for executing decisions taken by the Yamuna Cleaning Cell.

published on : 26th November 2021

Delhi pollution: City's air quality further deteriorates, AQI slips to 368

The PM 10 was recorded at 376 in the 'very poor' category and PM 2.5 was recorded at 224 in the 'very poor' category at 7:50 am.

published on : 26th November 2021

Air pollution: SC re-imposes ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, asks states to pay affected workers

The bench reversed the decision to allow construction activities from November 22 in view of improved ground situation in air pollution level.

published on : 25th November 2021

Delhi government allows reopening of schools and offices from November 29

The ban on entry of trucks carrying non-essential commodities will, however, continue till December 3 while CNG and electric-run trucks will be allowed in the city from November 27 onwards.

published on : 25th November 2021

Why should Delhiites suffer poor air quality, asks Supreme Court

However, the top court made it clear that it intended to pass orders on measures to be implemented by the Centre, Delhi and NCR states to improve the air quality and bring it to a satisfactory level.

published on : 25th November 2021

Physical classes in schools, colleges to resume from November 29 in Delhi: Environment minister Gopal Rai

Rai urged government staff to use public transport and said special buses will be deployed for them.

published on : 24th November 2021

'Imagine the signal we are sending to world': Supreme Court on air pollution in Delhi-NCR

The Supreme Court said due to the seriousness of the issue it will continue to hear this matter and posted the case for the next hearing on November 29.

published on : 24th November 2021

Group of parents write to Delhi LG seeking reopening of schools closed due to pollution

In the letter, the parents have said that schools were already closed for a longer period due to COVID-19 and while construction and other activities have been allowed.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Gusty winds, bright sun help Delhi breathe easy

The union government’s System for Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research also said that winds help to improve air quality significantly.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Dip in farm fires in neighbouring states of Delhi as kharif season ends

With farm fires being almost over, Delhi's pollution scene is still going to be bad owing to local pollutants and adverse meteorological conditions as cold conditions set in, said experts.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Air pollution: Delhi lifts ban on construction; call on school reopening on November 24

The Delhi government has lifted the ban on construction and demolition activities in view of an improvement in the air quality.

published on : 22nd November 2021

Air pollution: Delhi extends ban on entry of trucks, work from home for government staff till November 26

Though the order issued by the environment department did not make it clear if the curbs on construction and demolition activities will continue, a senior official said the ban has been lifted.

published on : 22nd November 2021

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.

published on : 21st November 2021

DDMA allows standing passengers in Delhi Metro trains, buses to tackle air pollution

So far, Metro trains and buses in Delhi were allowed to run only with full seating capacity to reduce crowding to check the spread of COVID-19.

published on : 20th November 2021

Low wind, less sunlight affect air quality in Delhi

The pollution situation in the city is likely to remain similar at least till November 21, after which winds are likely to be strong and help in dispersion.

published on : 20th November 2021
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