Greenpeace India had earlier said that the targets, which were deliberated in the environment ministry as per the file noting and was also communicated by the minister to the press earlier, was lac

The Modi government has finalised a Rs 637-crore National Clean Air Programme to improve the air quality in India.

The Environment Ministry came out with a draft national action plan proposing multiple strategies to reduce air pollution. However, a green body claimed that the draft lacked its earlier set target of bringing down air pollution by 50 per cent in five years.

Researchers Monday called on African governments to develop and implement home grown policies to help reduce air pollution in the emerging mega-cities.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests targets 35% reduction of air pollution in the next three years and 50% reduction in the next five years for at least 100 cities across India. The listed cities will have their own city-specific action plans.

NEW DELHI: Three new air quality monitoring stations are likely to go live in Delhi on Thursday.

BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing’s city authorities have taken down from their website a policy document put up just a few days ago that looked to help improve the city’s notorious air quality by bannin

The action plan proposes an Integrated Urban Air Quality Management Framework to keep check on air quality of the Kathmandu Valley, a separate strategy on assessment of impact of air pollution on environment, health and economy, and recommendations for hospitals, industries and brick kilns to reduce waste and pollution.

New Study Tries To Quantify Air Quality Gains

Dr Gufran Beig, Project Director at SAFAR, said that the percentage of pollutants in the air from vehicular emission has increased manifold as compared to that from other sources.

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