air pollution in delhi]
Latest from air pollution in delhi
Under the action plan for this year, Haryana will be required to plant 8.5 million saplings; Rajasthan has to plant 984,000 saplings; and UP has a target of planting 16.4 million saplings.
On its part, the Delhi government has already set a target of planting 3.6 million saplings this year.
- Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai said 500 teams from 10 different departments are currently working as part of the campaign and a high-level meeting, which will look at solving Delhi’s landfill fire problem, is scheduled to be held on April 21.
India's overall pollution levels worsened in 2021 and New Delhi remained the world's most polluted capital, the data showed.
CAQM said the closure notices were issued to industries, construction and demolition sites, for offences including using diesel generator sets, the use of which was banned across NCR as per a CAQM order in October last year.
ByHT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi