Both centre and state governments in race to improve air quality of Delhi but it is municipality to do ground work but is county gear up with men and appliances to bring change. Transport power buildind need to go Green with surroundings best horticulture. However cleanliness on improving levels.
Modi govt brings Ordinance to fix air quality. #AirPollution in Delhi-NCR prescribes a jail term up to 5 years & a fine of Rs 1 Cr for polluters. Centre also seeks to replace all existing bodies, including #SupremeCourt-appointed EPCA, with its Commission.
National Capital Delhi have Misty sky. The minimum temperature was recorded at 14 degree Celsius and maximum will be around 31 degrees.
Air quality in Delhi continued to be severely polluted with parts of the city recording Air Quality Index (AQI) in the ‘severe’ category on Friday.
As per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Anand Vihar recorded an AQI of 408, while Bawana, Patparganj and Wazirpur recorded AQIs of 447, 404 and 411 respectively, all four in the ‘severe’ category.
An AQI between 0-50 is marked good, 51-100 is satisfactory, 101-200 is moderate, 201-300 is poor, 301-400 is very poor and 401-500 is considered severe.
To tackle the rising air pollution, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday launched the ‘Green Delhi’ app, which would enable people to register complaints about violation of anti-pollution norms.
“Today we are launching the Green Delhi app to involve every citizen. You can file any kind of complaint regarding pollution via this app, which is available on the Play Store. If you witness industrial pollution or dust, you can upload its video, picture, or audio. Automatically the location will be sent to us,” said Kejriwal.
The commission has powers to inspect any establishment in the NCR and adjoining areas and force their closure. The commission will have three sub committees. It effectively replaces EPCA, a SC appointed body. Wait and see how states react