Delhi AQI: Every year, pollution increases in Delhi-NCR during winter and the air here becomes poisonous. Many times it becomes difficult for people to breathe here. Meanwhile, the Central Government’s graded action plan to improve the air quality of Delhi-NCR has been implemented from Sunday. Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has been given the task of cleaning the air quality in Delhi and areas adjacent to Delhi. CAQM has already made many new changes in this action plan for this.
Delhi AQI: Ban on many things in Delhi-NCR
Delhi AQI: Under the new changes, it has been decided that if Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) goes beyond 200, then a complete ban on old vehicles will be implemented in Delhi-NCR. Apart from this, there will also be a ban on burning coal and coal in hotels. Apart from this, if AQI goes above 400, then in such a situation, BS-3 petrol and BS-4 diesel powered four-wheelers will also be banned in Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar with immediate effect.
Delhi AQI: Earlier, apart from all these restrictions, the administration used to impose ban on construction and demolition, ban on high emission vehicles, ban on burning of wood and use of coal even when the air quality reached a particular level. Under the first phase of the rules implemented by GRAP along with the new changes, it has been kept in mind that the instructions given by the Supreme Court and the National Green Tribunal regarding vehicles running on overaged diesel and petrol will be strictly followed. Can be followed from.
These rules were made under the second and third phase
Delhi AQI: In the second phase, if the air quality reaches the level of 200, there will be a complete ban on the use of coal and wood in hotels and restaurants. Apart from this, in this phase, it has been said that strict measures will be taken to improve the air quality in places considered to be hotspots for air pollution.
Delhi AQI: Under the third phase, BS-3 petrol and BS-4 diesel powered four-wheelers have been banned in Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Gautam Buddha Nagar. Apart from this, in view of air pollution, on the advice of CQAM, a decision can also be taken to keep schools closed for children up to class 5. If AQI reaches 450, then vehicles running on CNG or diesel which are registered outside Delhi may be banned. However, vehicles providing essential services will be exempted during this period. Apart from this, many other important restrictions are also applicable in different phases of GRAP.
Delhi AQI improved for the second time in 6 years
Delhi AQI: The air quality index in Delhi-NCR was recorded at 167 on Saturday. This index is between January 1 and September 30. This is the second time in the last six years that Delhi’s air has been recorded so clean during this period. During this period, Delhi’s air was recorded better only during the Corona epidemic i.e. in the year 2020. During this period in the years 2022, 2021, 2019 and 2018, Delhi’s AQI was 180-193. Work is also done from time to time to improve Delhi’s air quality by banning diesel generators.