Delhi pollution control

Immerse idols only at designated places, says Delhi Police advisory

“We urge you to follow the Delhi Pollution Control Committee guidelines to have pollution-free celebrations. Wish you happy festivities,” the Delhi Police tweeted.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Ganesh Chaturthi with a green touch

This Ganesh Chaturthi, we look at the eco-friendly idol options available in the city to celebrate the festival  

published on : 31st August 2022

Delhi government plans 15-point fight against air pollution

This year’s Winter Action Plan is based on 15 focus points including- stubble and garbage burning, vehicular and dust pollution, hotspots, smog tower, dialogues with centre and neighbouring states.

published on : 26th August 2022

Plastic ban: Delhi Pollution Control Committee issues closure notice to 14 units

“Also, the electricity distributor in the area has been directed to cut off the supply of these 14 units so that they are not able to function,” said a senior DPCC official.

published on : 12th July 2022

Shut for a month, Ghazipur’s abattoir to reopen for public

After being shut for a month, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has given a nod to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to start the operation of Ghazipur slaughterhouse. 

published on : 7th July 2022

Government asks DPCC to act on projects not updating dust control status

The self-assessment portal was launched on October 7 last year as it was difficult to monitor compliance with dust pollution control norms at all construction and demolition sites manually.

published on : 28th May 2022

Air pollution: Delhi government extends campaign against open burning till June 13

Ten departments have deployed around 500 teams to check open burning of waste in the city.

published on : 12th May 2022

Bhalswa fire: DPCC alleges North civic body of negligence, slaps Rs 50 lakh fine  

Delhi’s environment minister Gopal Rai on Thursday said that the direction to impose the fine is based on an enquiry report filed on the matter by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee.

published on : 29th April 2022

Delhi HC seeks reports on dumpyard blaze

A bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi granted three weeks to the respondents to file their response and listed the case for further hearing in May.

published on : 14th April 2022

Delhi government asks pollution panel to slap Rs 50 lakh fine on East MCD over landfill blaze

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that the government will also plan a campaign against open burning of garbage and fires at landfill sites.

published on : 31st March 2022

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