Shut coal, biomass industries, reduce use of private vehicles: CPCB


Shut coal, biomass industries, reduce use of private vehicles: CPCB

Stringent measures, including minimisation of private vehicles and shutdown of coal and biomass industries, are recommended by the CPCB-led task force between November 1 and 10 to deal with the alarming increase of pollution in the national capital.

The task force also advised public to avoid strenuous outdoor exercises to minimize their exposure to the toxic air, and cut down the use of private cars during the first 10 days of November.

The air quality in the city Friday recorded the worst on the pollution index this season, gradually inching towards the ‘severe’ category, with experts cautioning that the quality in Delhi-NCR might worsen from next month as wind is likely to come from the northwest direction.

In a meeting with representatives from the Environment Ministry, IMD, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Haryana Pollution Control Board and Delhi Pollution Control Board on Friday Read More

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