Delhi Pollution Control Committee

Dust pollution: Construction sites in Delhi slapped with Rs nine lakh in penalties

The campaign was launched under the Delhi government’s 'Winter Action Plan' to combat the annual spike in pollution levels during this time.

published on : 20th October 2021

Delhi breathes bad air due to pollutants despite good winds

A senior DPCC official said the change in the weather conditions combined with fumes from stubble burning is the major reason behind the annual spike in pollution.

published on : 16th October 2021

No licence for storing firecrackers: Delhi Police

The Delhi Police said it will not issue any temporary licence for storage and sale of firecrackers this festival season.

published on : 14th October 2021

Every year, Delhi breathes its worst air from November 1 to 15: DPCC data

The capital's average PM2.5 level oscillates between 'very poor' and 'severe' categories from October 16 to February 15.

published on : 7th October 2021

Delhi Pollution Control Committee seeks changes in 'Winter Action Plan'

An official said that it will be held at the Delhi Secretariat, and senior officials of the Delhi Pollution Control Committee and the environment department will be in attendance.

published on : 29th September 2021

Avoid treated waste water in anti-smog guns: Delhi Pollution Control Committee

The DPCC has advised against using treated waste water in anti-smog guns for preventing dust suspension in active work zones.

published on : 29th September 2021

Delhi Pollution Control Committee issues notice to 203 units in Patparganj industrial area

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee has issued notices to 203 units in Patparganj  industrial area over violation of pollution norms.

published on : 19th August 2021

Treatment plants fined for violation of discharge rules by Delhi Pollution Control Committee

There are 24 industrial areas in Delhi, of which 17 are connected to 13 common effluent treatment plants, which treat the wastewater from industrial units before it can be reused or discharged.

published on : 9th July 2021

Very high non-compliance of e-waste rules at 72 collection centres in Delhi: Pollution control board

The apex pollution control body has also been asked to cancel Extended Producer's Responsibility authorization granted to the producers attached with these non-compliant collection centres.

published on : 4th July 2021

10-unit rise in PM2.5 causes 7 hospital admissions with respiratory disease a week in Delhi: Study

It showed that 'an increase of 10 units of PM 2.5 leads to 7.09 new cumulative respiratory admissions per week, keeping other factors constant'.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Delhi bans soaps, detergents not conforming to latest BIS parameters to curb pollution in Yamuna

The NGT had also directed to launch awareness campaigns about the harmful effect of using substandard soaps and detergents.

published on : 14th June 2021

East MCD fined Rs 40 lakh over landfill fire

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) slapped a fine of `40 lakh on the East MCD on Thursday. 

published on : 2nd April 2021

Ensure religious places follow noise pollution norms: NGT

The bench asked the DPCC to take appropriate action against the places of worship in case any violation was found.

published on : 19th September 2017