Delhi pollution Current Affairs, GK & News

Delhi’s first DTC Electric Bus

On January 17, 2022, the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off the first electric bus of the Delhi Transport Corporation. The E – buses are to run on 27 – km long route. These buses were manufactured by the JBM Auto Limited. About the buses These electric buses are low floor buses. They are ..

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Centre proposes measures to reduce Delhi air pollution

The Central government has proposed several measures in an affidavit before supreme court, to reduce Delhi air pollution. Key Points Central government expressed its unwillingness to ask its employees to work from home. It has advised its employees in Delhi-NCR region to go for carpooling in order to reduce the number of vehicles used by ..

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Delhi to launch ‘Anti-open burning campaign’

The Delhi government had announced on November 9, 2021 to launch “Anti-Open Burning Campaign”. The campaign will run from November 11 to December 11, 2021 in Delhi. Highlights This campaign was launched to curb instances of open burning and air pollution in Delhi. It was launched as the Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi turned ‘hazardous’ ..

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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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