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Delhi Govt extends drive to curb open garbage burning
Delhi Govt extends drive to curb open garbage burning

The Delhi Government on Thursday extended its campaign to curb open burning of garbage to check air pollution till June 13. Launched on April 12, the campaign was scheduled to end on Thursday. "A total of 5,241 places were inspected across the city as part of the campaign. The Delhi Pollution

Study attributes high pollution in city to biofuel burning in crematoria at peak of 2nd Covid wave
Study attributes high pollution in city to biofuel burning in crematoria at peak of 2nd Covid wave

A study has found that Delhi saw unusually high air pollution despite a lockdown during the March-May period which could be attributed to exceptionally high biofuel burning at crematoria and higher-than-normal frequency of dust storms during the second Covid-19 pandemic. The study conducted by researchers from the National Institute of Advanced

DDC to organise Raahgiri Day at Burari on Sunday
DDC to organise Raahgiri Day at Burari on Sunday

In order to promote citizen's engagement towards reducing the share of pollution in the national Capital, the Dialogue and Development Commission of Delhi (DDC) will be organising Raahgiri Day at Burari on Sunday. According to a senior DDC official, the street from Pushta Road Baba Colony to Pradhan Colony will be

IIT-Delhi startup launches 'world's smallest' wearable air purifier
IIT -Delhi startup launches 'world's smallest' wearable air purifier

An IIT Delhi start-up has launched the "world's smallest" wearable air purifier, claiming it is as effective as an N95 face mask. According to the start-up, Nanoclean Global, Naso95 is an N95-grade nasal filter. It sticks to the user's nasal orifice and prevents bacteria, viral infection and pollen and air pollution.

NDMC to implement 100% mechanical sweeping to make city pollution free
NDMC to implement 100% mechanical sweeping to make city pollution free

With the aim of making New Delhi area pollution, dust-free and making it environmentally friendly, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC ) will implement 100 per cent mechanical sweeping in its areas. Talking about the development, Vice Chairman-NDMC, Satish Upadhyay said It is the need of the hour that there should

EDMC installs plastic exchange kiosks in joint collaboration
EDMC installs plastic exchange kiosks in joint collaboration

In an effort to make East Delhi's markets a plastic waste-free zone, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) in collaboration with the Indian Pollution Control Association has installed plastic exchange-kiosks at across the markets under its jurisdiction. Commissioner of EDMC Vikas Anand said that in these kiosks, local people and shopkeepers

MPs from all parties plant saplings to support Green India Challenge
MPs from all parties plant saplings to support Green India Challenge

The Green India Challenge (GIC) campaign started by TRS MP Santosh Kumar Joginapally will plant one lakh saplings in New Delhi to ease out pollution

On demand collection of C&D waste kicks off in East Delhi
On demand collection of C&D waste kicks off in East Delhi

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has launched on demand collection of Constructionand Demolition waste C D waste in association with Indo Enviro Integrated Solution. Commissioner of EDMC, Vikas Anand informed that in its endeavour to serve people living in EDMC area better by reducing air pollution. "The move is taken to

City Govt to ask aggregators to completely switch to electric vehicles
City Govt to ask aggregators to completely switch to electric vehicles

The Delhi Government is going to ask e-commerce companies, food delivery services and cab aggregators to completely switch to electric vehicles, and petrol pumps to not give fuel to vehicles without a pollution-under-check (PUC) certificate, officials said. Vehicle emissions account for around 38 per cent of the city's air pollution. "The government

In a first, DPCC to study microplastics pollution in Yamuna, Delhi's soil, food
In a first, DPCC to study microplastics pollution in Yamuna, Delhi's soil, food

In a first-of-its-kind survey by a government body in the national Capital, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) will conduct a study to ascertain the concentration, distribution and composition of microplastics in River Yamuna, besides soil, vegetables and other edible products. The pollution control body will also examine if the soil

Delhi Schools To Reopen from Tomorrow for Class 6 Onwards, Check Details Here
Delhi Schools To Reopen from Tomorrow for Class 6 Onwards, Check Details Here

Delhi School Reopening: All schools in Delhi will reopen for class 6 onwards from tomorrow, 18th December 2021. The schools were shut due to the increasing air pollution in the city. Know details here

Delhi School Reopening: Decision likely tomorrow as Pollution Panel reviews AQI, Pollution Levels in National Capital
Delhi School Reopening: Decision likely tomorrow as Pollution Panel reviews AQI, Pollution Levels in National Capital

Contrary to earlier reports, the decision on the reopening of the schools in Delhi is expected to be made tomorrow. As per reports, the decision is being made considering the improvement in the pollution levels. Check complete details here.