The campaign was launched under the Delhi government’s 'Winter Action Plan' to combat the annual spike in pollution levels during this time.
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.
The Delhi Police said it will not issue any temporary licence for storage and sale of firecrackers this festival season.
The capital's average PM2.5 level oscillates between 'very poor' and 'severe' categories from October 16 to February 15.
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.
The DPCC has advised against using treated waste water in anti-smog guns for preventing dust suspension in active work zones.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee has issued notices to 203 units in Patparganj industrial area over violation of pollution norms.
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.
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.
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'.
The NGT had also directed to launch awareness campaigns about the harmful effect of using substandard soaps and detergents.
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) slapped a fine of `40 lakh on the East MCD on Thursday.
The bench asked the DPCC to take appropriate action against the places of worship in case any violation was found.