Install retrofitted device in DG sets to reduce pollution
The Government said DG sets are used in a large scale in metro line construction, emergency power supply in metro rail, places with tourist infrastructure, central command rooms, waste-water treatment plants, construction and infrastructure works.
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Projects worth Rs 50,000 cr underway to decongest Delhi roads : Gadkari
The central government is invested into a 50,000 crore rupees project for Delhi's congested roads. Clearing the congestion will help reduce pollution in city and the government has found a solution for projects which were delayed because of land acquisition, clearances and other issues.
Delhi's air quality in 'poor' category, minimum temp at 8 degrees Celsius
According to the Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi's air quality index (AQI) stood at 283 at 7.43 am and deteriorated slightly to 286 at 9.40 am. At 9 am on Sunday, Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was 275, which falls in the "poor" category.
Delhi pollution: Air quality improves to 'satisfactory' after mild showers
The air quality of Delhi has improved on Nov 29. According to AQI, major pollutant PM 2.5 was at 76 in ‘satisfactory’ category and PM 10 was...
Air quality in Delhi-NCR 'satisfactory', may dip slightly
The air quality index in New Delhi read 83 at 1.30 pm on Friday which is an 'imrpoved' level as a result of favourable wind speed and rains in the national capital region a day before. It may dip slightly by the evening due to a change in wind direction and drop in wind speed.
Arvind Kejriwal taking away BJP’s credit on pollution and dengue mitigation: Prakash Javadekar
Javadekar said it was the hard work put in by BJP-run bodies such as MCD and the Centre that "has been successful in reducing pollution in the city or combating dengue." “ Centre's initiatives put a restriction on vehicular traffic from outside in the city. We also shut down polluting plants. But Kejriwal is putting out ads giving credit to himself.”
Delhi pollution: Air quality improves to moderate category, AQI drops to 158
The national capital's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 158 at 9.45 am, according to the Central Pollution Control Board. It was 175 at 7.45 am. An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category.
Delhiites wake up to foggy morning, air quality moderate
The air quality in Delhi-NCR improved to "satisfactory" on Friday for the first time in around two months due to rains and favourable wind speed over the last two to three days.
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Air quality remains 'poor', layer of smog blankets Delhi
A thick layer of smog blankets Delhi on November 26. Additionally, the air quality of national capital also took a major hit due to a combin...
Delhi air quality continues to improve, AQI drops to 218
An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 is marked as 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category. Yesterday, the overall AQI in Delhi was recorded at 239.
Rains improve Delhi's air quality
The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 136 at 8.47 am which falls under the 'moderate' category. An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'. An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category.
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