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Delhi Pollution Control Committee


DPCC slaps Rs 52 lakh in fines over dust control

March 08, 2021 4:13 am

The guidelines recommend measures including keeping building materials covered, paving vehicle tracks and working area with concrete, among other things.

Stop functions and events at parks, Green Tribunal tells Delhi authorities

February 06, 2021 2:29 am

“Horticulture department of the SDMC needs to be made accountable for illegally permitting the tent owners to dig and dump waste, plastic, etc,” the order read.

IIT-Kanpur submits proposal for study on real-time air pollution sources in the city

January 30, 2021 11:41 pm

The proposal by IIT-Kanpur was cleared by the chairman of the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) this week and has been sent to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia’s office for approval, Delhi government officials said.

Delhi pollution body sets 5-feet height limit on Durga idols, puja organisers approach CM

August 04, 2019 7:44 am

A delegation of the New Delhi Kali Bari, Mandir Marg, met Kejriwal on Saturday and conveyed that the condition on height of idols was “unacceptable”.

Halt all construction activities from November 1: EPCA to DPCC

October 30, 2018 6:50 pm

The national capital has been grappling with dangerous levels of pollution for the last two weeks.

Delhi HC bans chicken slaughter at Ghazipur poultry market, says can sell only live birds

September 25, 2018 3:02 am

“Taking note of the circumstances and inaction of the authorities, we have no option but to direct that in the Ghazipur murga mandi, no slaughtering of birds will be permitted henceforth. Only sale of birds will be permitted,” the Delhi HC bench said.

NGT orders AAP government to appoint DPCC chairman in 3 months

June 11, 2017 9:46 am

At present, the environment secretary of the Delhi government is holding the additional charge of the chairman's post. The tribunal warned the Delhi government that in case it fails to complete the appointment process of the chairman, then the person now holding the post shall cease to function.

172 building sites get notices for violating air pollution norms

April 19, 2015 3:10 am

The parties concerned have been directed to submit reports on the current status of construction.

No pollution clearance will be needed for small industries

February 18, 2015 1:34 am

Requirement for acknowledgement from DPCC, MCD is mere red tape, says minister Jain.

Hold your breath, Delhi air is 16 times worse than normal

October 25, 2014 1:29 am

Delay in onset of winter will help clear the air faster, says pollution body official