Poshan Outlook
Poshan Outlook
November 10, 2020
10 Action Points For Better Air Quality In NCR : Commission For Air Quality

10 Action Points For Better Air Quality In NCR : Commission For Air Quality

The members of Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) in National Capital Region and adjoining Areas met and reviewed the air quality scenario in the region, actions taken by various agencies so far

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Poshan Outlook
November 10, 2020
40% of Delhi’s Pollution is Stemming from Stubble Burning: SAFAR

40% of Delhi’s Pollution is Stemming from Stubble Burning: SAFAR

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitoring agency SAFAR on Sunday said that stubble burning has peaked in the states neighbouring Delhi and its share in the pollution level in the national capital rose to 40 per cent.

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Poshan Outlook
November 10, 2020
Gopal Rai Holds Action Above Team Building for Curbing Pollution

Gopal Rai Holds Action Above Team Building for Curbing Pollution

Strict action on the ground was more important than creating new teams and committees, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Thursday after the Centre introduced a new law through an ordinance that put in place a powerful oversight body to curb air

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Poshan Outlook
November 10, 2020
Polluters Charged Rs. 12.85 lakhs for Violating Anti-Pollution Norms

Polluters Charged Rs. 12.85 lakhs for Violating Anti-Pollution Norms

The Noida Authority on Thursday said it has slapped penalties worth Rs 12.85 lakh on entities that were found violating anti-air pollution guidelines here.

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Poshan Outlook
November 09, 2020
Environmentalists Happy With Establishment of Committee to Curb Pollution

Environmentalists Happy With Establishment of Committee to Curb Pollution

Environment experts on Thursday welcomed the Centre's move of setting up a new commission to curb pollution in Delhi-NCR but said it could reproduce old deadlocks without clear benchmarks of progress.

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Poshan Outlook
November 09, 2020
Major Air Pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 Still High In Delhi Region

Major Air Pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 Still High In Delhi Region

The air quality largely remained "very poor" in Noida Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon and Faridabad in the National Capital Region on Friday, according to a government agency.

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Poshan Outlook
November 09, 2020
Center’s New Anti-Pollution Ordinance Undemocratic and Anti-Farmer: AIKSCC

Center’s New Anti-Pollution Ordinance Undemocratic and Anti-Farmer: AIKSCC

The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Friday slammed the Centre for introducing a new law through an ordinance in the wake of rising air pollution in Delhi-NCR, saying it is another "undemocratic and anti-farmer" ordinance.

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Poshan Outlook
November 08, 2020
Increasing Wind Speed Brings Ray of Hope for Delhi Pollution

Increasing Wind Speed Brings Ray of Hope for Delhi Pollution

Pollution levels reduced marginally in Delhi on Tuesday, even as the share of stubble-burning in the city's PM2.5 concentration rose to 23 per cent, the maximum so far this season.

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Poshan Outlook
November 08, 2020
ICMR Confirms the Link Between Pollution and Covid Mortality

ICMR Confirms the Link Between Pollution and Covid Mortality

Studies in Europe and the US have established that long-term exposure to air pollution can contribute to mortality in COVID-19 cases, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said on Tuesday.

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Poshan Outlook
November 06, 2020
121 Polluting Units of Ghaziabad are Demolished After the Implementation of GRAP

121 Polluting Units of Ghaziabad are Demolished After the Implementation of GRAP

A total of 121 polluting factories have been razed in Ghaziabad's Loni town since October 15, with a dozen units being demolished on Tuesday, District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey said.

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