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DPCC, IIT-Kanpur ink MoU for clean air
DPCC, IIT-Kanpur ink MoU for clean air

As the data plays a pivotal role in analysing air pollution in the city, the Delhi Governments environment wing Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) Friday signed a MoU with IIT-Kanpur to understand pollutants on a real-time basis; moreover, with this, the national Capital has become the first State to

Pollution increased due to farm fires: CM
Pollution increased due to farm fires: CM

As Delhi's air quality plunged into the "very poor" category on Sunday morning, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that increase in pollution was due to stubble burning in neighbouring states as governments were "doing nothing" to help farmers to stop it. He appealed to the Governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar

Devotees immerse Durga idols in Yamuna despite ban
Devotees immerse Durga idols in Yamuna despite ban

Despite ban on idol immersion in Yamuna river and other natural water bodies in the national Capital, several people flouted the rules issued by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), a day before the 'visarjan' (immersion) ritual. Yamuna Ghat at the ITO was found littered with idols and other religious materials

Pollution increasing in Delhi due to stubble burning in neighbouring states: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Pollution increasing in Delhi due to stubble burning in neighbouring states: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

He appealed to the governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to understand their responsibilities towards reducing stubble burning and controlling pollution.

Delhi govt's campaign to curb pollution to start Oct 18
Delhi govt's campaign to curb pollution to start Oct 18

The drive will be prominently carried out at 100 traffic intersections spread across 13 police districts in the city, he said, adding that a mock drill of the campaign will be conducted on Sunday. Rai

Delhiites should pitch in to bring down pollution in city: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhiites should pitch in to bring down pollution in city: Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged Delhiites to help bring down pollution in the city by giving up vehicle use once in a week and turning off engines of vehicles at red lights. He also noted that pollution caused locally was in safe limit but stubble burning in other states

Delhiites should pitch in to bring down pollution in city: Arvind Kejriwal
Delhiites should pitch in to bring down pollution in city: Arvind Kejriwal

I have been tweeting air quality data for past one month. It shows pollution has started increasing because neighbouring states did not help their farmers who are forced to burn paddy straw stubble,

Delhi govt to enhance greenery to reduce dust pollution, beautify city, say officials
Delhi govt to enhance greenery to reduce dust pollution, beautify city, say officials

The move comes after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal last month directed PWD officials to improve greenery to reduce dust pollution in the city.

Every year, Delhi breathes its worst air from Nov 1 to 15: DPCC data
Every year, Delhi breathes its worst air from Nov 1 to 15: DPCC data

People in the national Capital breathe the "worst" air between November 1 and November 15 every year, an analysis of data collated by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) over the last five years showed. The Capital's average PM2.5 level oscillates between very poor and severe categories from October 16 to

AAP Govt launches Green War Room and Green App
AAP Govt launches Green War Room and Green App

The Delhi Government on Tuesday launched the Advanced Green War Room and Green Delhi App for monitoring and controlling pollution in the national Capital. Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that 13 hotspots were identified in Delhi last year, this time 150 hotspots have been identified. A 21-member team has been formed

Delhi: Gopal Rai says 150 pollution hotspots identified in national capital
Delhi: Gopal Rai says 150 pollution hotspots identified in national capital

The city had launched the Green War Room last year to monitor and coordinate anti -pollution efforts and the Green Delhi application to effectively address complaints related to pollution-causi

Rs 18 cr green funds to clean city's air
Rs 18 cr green funds to clean city's air

The national Capital will get over Rs 18 crore from the Centre under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) this year to cater to critical gaps in air pollution management, according to officials. This is the first time Delhi will get funds under NCAP, a national-level strategy for a 20 per