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Delhi Pollution: Entry of trucks banned in Delhi till November 26, advice to private offices to get WFH done by Friday

Delhi Pollution: Entry of trucks (except trucks carrying essential goods) in Delhi has been extended till 26 November.

Delhi Air Pollution: There was a slight improvement in the air quality in Delhi on Sunday due to strong winds, although local concerns still remain. In view of air pollution, the Delhi government has once again taken many important steps. The entry of trucks in Delhi (except trucks carrying essential goods) has been extended till November 26. Along with this, all Delhi government offices and corporations (except essential offices) will be closed till November 26. During this, the officers and employees of these offices will work from home (WFH).Also Read – Uttarakhand Polls 2022: Arvind Kejriwal made many promises in Uttarakhand, from school to free pilgrimage; Know what was said…

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Along with this, the government has advised private offices and establishments to get their employees to work from home (WFH) by November 26 so that the movement of vehicles on the road is minimized. Let us inform that the Central Government’s Air Quality Management Commission (CAQM) had given instructions to restrict the entry of trucks inside Delhi and work from home by closing government offices till November 21. After following all those instructions, the Delhi government has now issued orders, furthering the ban on its behalf. Also Read – Delhi Pollution: When will the air of Delhi be clean? Lockdown restrictions may continue now, know

At the same time, Akaris said that Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai will hold a high-level meeting on Monday to review the restrictions imposed to control high pollution levels in the city. Additional Director of Education Rita Sharma said on Sunday, ‘The Environment Department has directed the closure of all schools in NCR and its surrounding areas till further orders of the Air Quality Management Commission. Therefore, all government and private schools will remain closed till further orders.

The polluters were partially dispersed and visibility improved as strong winds gusting up to 20 km in the city. The 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) in the national capital stood at 349, as against 374 on Saturday. The AQI was 377 in Faridabad, 319 in Ghaziabad, 364 in Gurgaon and 364 in Noida, which comes in the category of ‘very poor’.

“As incidents of stubble burning are on the decline, the share of stubble-related pollutants in PM 2.5 (pollution) in Delhi remained negligible despite strong winds on Monday,” said SAFAR, the air quality monitor of the Ministry of Earth Sciences. could. The share of stubble burning in the PM 2.5 of pollution in Delhi on Sunday was eight percent. According to SAFAR, the air quality is likely to improve during the next two days, but from November 24, due to the decrease in temperature and wind speed, pollution may increase.


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