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- The article has been authored by Tarika Jain is a senior resident fellow with the climate & ecosystems team, Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, New Delhi.
- 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.
- Open burning of biomass and road dust are among the major air pollutants in Delhi as they are the major contributors of particulate matter (PM2.5 and PM10) to city air.
- The progress on the project was assessed in a review meeting held on Wednesday by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal with officials from IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Delhi, and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) -- the three institutions involved in the project.