Tracing the hazy air 2023: progress report on National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)
This report is a continuation of ‘Tracing the Hazy Air: Progress Report on National Clean Air Programme’ released by the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air in January 2022. The report attempts to analyse the implementation and progress of the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) towards reducing air pollution levels since its launch in January 2019. The assessment will help policymakers, civil society organisations, researchers and citizens to realign the actions and priorities for efficient utilisation of resources and energy towards cleaning the air. This review of the flagship National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) takes stock of the progress made in governance and management of ambient air quality in the country till December 2022.