Delhi pollution Current Affairs, GK & News

What are Green Crackers?

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic related situation and concerns regarding increasing pollution due to firecrackers during festive season, many states have imposed certain rules on fireworks in the year 2021. Highlights States have imposed either a complete or partial ban on firecracker sales. In these states, government has permitted the sale of ‘green crackers’ instead. What ..

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Delhi: Action plan to combat Air pollution in winters

Chief Minister (CM) of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, on October 4, 2021 announced winter action plan to combat Air pollution in the state. Highlights CM announced that, only buses and taxis coming to Delhi from other states will be converted into CNG. Apart from that, specific areas in the NCR region will be marked as pollution ..

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Delhi CM to inaugurate India’s First Smog Tower

Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, will inaugurate India’s first smog tower at Baba Kharak Singh Marg in Connaught Place (CP), Delhi. Smog tower at CP It is over 20-metre-tall structure and was set up to improve air quality in a radius of around 1 km. The tower will operate at full capacity after the ..

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IQAir Study: New Delhi is World’s Most Polluted City

The Swiss group “IQAir” which measures the air quality levels on the basis of concentration of lung-damaging airborne particles called PM 2.5 presented its “2020 World Air Quality Report”. The report indicated that; the capital city of India, New Delhi, is the world’s most polluted capital across the world for the third straight year in ..

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Centre’s Panel for Air Quality Management in NCR Dissolved

The Panel for Air Quality Management set by the Central government in around the National Capital Region has now been dissolved after five months of its constitution. Highlights The Panel was set by the Centre government in the month of October 2020. Now the panel stands dissolved because the ordinance which was passed to set ..

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