Hearing in Supreme Court today on increasing pollution in Delhi-NCR, SC asks for report

Supreme Court hearing: The case of increasing pollution in Delhi-NCR will be heard in the Supreme Court today i.e. Tuesday (31 October), regarding which the Supreme Court has sought a report from the Air Quality Management Commission. The Supreme Court questioned the Air Quality Management Commission (CAQM) in its report as to what steps have been taken to control pollution.

In fact, in this case, Amicus Curiae Aparajita Singh had placed the issue of increasing pollution before the Supreme Court and demanded to summon a report from the Air Quality Management Commission. After this, the bench of Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul said that all the issues including stubble burning are with the Air Quality Management Commission, hence the Commission should file a report in the matter soon and tell what measures have been taken to stop pollution in and around the capital. .

Difficult to breathe due to pollution in Delhi

Delhi’s air has been in very poor category for the last few days. The condition of three areas is such that AQI has crossed 400. AQI between zero and 50 is ‘good’, 51 to 100 is ‘satisfactory’, 101 to 200 is ‘moderate’, 201 to 300 is ‘poor’, 301 to 400 is ‘very poor’ and 401 to 500 is ‘poor’. Is considered ‘serious’ among.

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the city’s 24-hour average AQI was recorded at 347 at 4 pm on Monday, which was worse than 325 on Sunday, 304 on Saturday and 261 on Friday. AQI was 256 on Thursday, 243 on Wednesday and 220 on Tuesday. The AQI of the city was recorded at 406 in Rohini, 416 in Wazirpur and 414 in Mundka, which falls under the ‘severe’ category. Whereas, AQI was 272 in neighboring city Ghaziabad, 300 in Faridabad, 203 in Gurugram, 303 in Noida and 336 in Greater Noida.

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