Planet Outlook
October 28, 2021
CAQM To Implement Project In Delhi To Control Air Pollution From Dispersed Sources

CAQM To Implement Project In Delhi To Control Air Pollution From Dispersed Sources

The project focuses on sensitization exercises to help ground-level officials understand the linkages between their daily tasks and the quality of air.

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Planet Outlook
October 14, 2021
Panel Suggests Implementing Grap Measures To Curb Air Pollution In Delhi From October 15

Panel Suggests Implementing Grap Measures To Curb Air Pollution In Delhi From October 15

According to the minutes of the meeting, Gargava mentioned that with the onset of winter, the implementing agencies must intensify their efforts to control air-polluting activities.

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Planet Outlook
October 12, 2021
NITI Aayog Brings Out Manual on 'Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management'

NITI Aayog Brings Out Manual on 'Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management'

This innovative model was later adopted by Indore through which plastic waste is recycled, processed and reused in the construction of roads, thus benefiting over two million people.

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Planet Outlook
October 12, 2021
10-Yr-Old Diesel, 15-Yr-Old Petrol Vehicles To Be Impounded: Noida's Winter Plan To Check Pollution

10-Yr-Old Diesel, 15-Yr-Old Petrol Vehicles To Be Impounded: Noida's Winter Plan To Check Pollution

The police have also been asked to ensure implementation of orders of the Supreme Court regarding prohibition or restriction in the sale and use of fire crackers in NCR.

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Planet Outlook
October 08, 2021
Moms Ask Clean Air For Children, Demand Environment Minister To Ensure Power Plants Follow Norms

Moms Ask Clean Air For Children, Demand Environment Minister To Ensure Power Plants Follow Norms

#NoExtensionsToPolluters, an online petition signed by 1000 women highlighting the impact that toxic pollutants can have on their children was handed over to officials from Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change (MOEF&CC)

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Planet Outlook
October 08, 2021
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

The main reason for the high air pollution level is waste burning because this is the time when Delhi records its lowest temperatures and festivals, the official said.

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Planet Outlook
October 08, 2021
Dust From NW India, Pakistan, Arabian Sea Main Aerosol Sources In Central Himalayan Region

Dust From NW India, Pakistan, Arabian Sea Main Aerosol Sources In Central Himalayan Region

“Future research should focus more on the characterization of the aerosol elemental composition for the identification of specific combustion and natural (e.g., dust, local vs. transported) sources,” says Dr. Umesh Chandra Dumka.

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Planet Outlook
October 06, 2021
Pollution: Delhi Cabinet Approves Pact For Real-Time Source Apportionment Project

Pollution: Delhi Cabinet Approves Pact For Real-Time Source Apportionment Project

A team of experts from IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Delhi, The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI), and IISER Mohali will execute the study. The DPCC is the nodal agency for finalising and implementing its terms of reference.

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Planet Outlook
October 04, 2021
Delhi CM Announces Action Plan To Combat Air Pollution In Winters

Delhi CM Announces Action Plan To Combat Air Pollution In Winters

Kejriwal appealed to the Centre and states neighbouring Delhi to ensure free spraying of bio-decomposer for in-situ management of crop residue as his government was doing in the national capital.

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Planet Outlook
October 02, 2021
Commission On Air Quality Management Mandates The Introduction Of A Robust Online Mechanism For Monitoring Dust Mitigation Measures In NCR

Commission On Air Quality Management Mandates The Introduction Of A Robust Online Mechanism For Monitoring Dust Mitigation Measures In NCR

A robust online mechanism for monitoring dust mitigation measures is a compelling necessity to ensure strict implementation of the Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules

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