The air in Delhi is still in the category of very bad.
Delhi Air Quality Index: The air in Delhi is still in the category of very bad. Delhi’s Air Quality Index (Air Quality) is still 332, which is considered very serious to breathe. According to the standards, the air quality should be only 50 to be healthy. Whereas in many parts of the country including Delhi, the air quality is much worse than this.Also Read – Delhi Air Pollution: Traffic Police banned the entry of trucks in Delhi, only they got exemption
Amidst the poisonous air in Delhi, the screws are also being tightened against the polluters. The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has issued 140 challans worth over Rs 18 lakh against violators so far in November to curb air pollution in the area. The EDMC officials have been taking several steps for the past few weeks to tackle the rising pollution in the city. Also Read – School Closed in Noida: All educational institutions in Gautam Budh Nagar district closed till further orders, decision taken due to increasing pollution in NCR
Delhi | Air Quality Index (AQI) presently at 332 (overall) in the ‘very poor’ category, as per SAFAR-India
— ANI (@ANI) November 19, 2021
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A total of 140 challans, amounting to Rs 18,95,000, have been issued so far against violators of air pollution in Shahdara (North) area of EDMC in November, the civic body said in a statement. EDMC has launched a comprehensive action plan to reduce air pollution. It has constituted field inspection teams for round the clock monitoring against waste burning, biomass burning, illegal disposal of construction and demolition (C&D) waste and polluting industrial activities.