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In the midst of elections, environmentalists have flagged concerns over "patchy recognition of the problem of unhealthy air" by MPs over the past five years, particularly those representing the cit

The BJP's promise of turning NCAP into a 'mission', which means institutionalising it better and increasing accountability at the Centre, is not enough because the NCAP has several limitations

LUCKNOW: Organizations working for the cause of environment in Uttar Pradesh want political parties to include environment-related issues in their manifesto.

Several initiatives are taken to deal with the problem of air pollution, including ban on construction activities, burning of crackers, restriction of outdoor activities in schools, Mukesh Khare, P

The Centre on Wednesday collaborated with the German government to combat air pollution and exchanged a joint declaration for the implementation of India's National Clean Air Programme (NCAP).

The best-case studies from cities like New York, London and Beijing will be replicated in Delhi and 101 other highly-polluted cities identified under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP).

Question raised in Lok Sabha on National Clean Air Programme, 08/02/2019. Smart cities framework is being used to launch NCAP in 43 smart cities falling in the list of 102 non-attainment cities. State wise list of cities is enclosed as Annexure I. Taking into account the available international experiences and national scientific and technical studies, mid-term target for reduction of PM2.5 and PM10 concentration by 2024 forms an integral component of the NCAP. This is keeping 2017 as the base year for comparison of concentration.

Over 130 highly polluted cities violating the national air quality standards have been left out of the recently launched National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), a new study has revealed.

Market-based solutions instead of command-and-control regulation could allow economic growth to coexist with cleaner air

The Indian government has unveiled its long-awaited National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) that aims at a 20-30 percent reduction of particulate matter (PM) concentration over the next five years, wit