Graded Response Action Plan Current Affairs, GK & News

COVID: Delhi Govt’s Colour-Coded Action Plan

As the Covid-19 positivity rate in Delhi is increasing, there is a strong likelihood that Graded Response Action Plan will come into force. On December 26, 2021 the positivity rate was at 0.55%. Highlights Under the colour-coded action plan, the level of restrictions in markets, offices, industries, and public transport will be determined on the ..

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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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DDMA orders implementation of GRAP

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) issued an order to implement the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) to effectively manage the COVID-19 in Delhi. Highlights The Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) was devised by a State-Level Expert Committee. It was approved in July 2021 during a DDMA meeting chaired by the Lieutenant Governor. Three parameters ..

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President promulgates Ordinance to constitute Air Quality Management Commission in NCR

The President of India has promulgated an ordinance to constitute an air quality commission for Air Quality Management in the National Capital Region and the areas adjoining it. Highlights The commission will work on research, better coordination, identification and resolution of problems in Air Quality Index in the National Capital Region. The commission will consist ..

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Graded Response Action Plan comes into force in Delhi

The Anti-Pollution measure Graded Response Action Plan is to come into force in Delhi. The Delhi Pollution Control Committee has banned the operation of electricity generator sets. The Environment Pollution Authority had earlier directed Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan and Haryana Governments to implement air pollution control measures under Graded Response Action Plan. What is Graded Response ..

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