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National Clean Air Programme


Maharashtra: Nine of 18 cities in state saw increase in air pollution in 2019

March 11, 2021 2:41 am

Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Jalna, Kolhapur, Latur, Nagpur, Mumbai, Pune and Thane are the nine cities where Particulate Matter (PM) 10 – the main pollutant of air – had increased.

Climate news aggregator launches dashboard to track progress of air pollution management plan

January 11, 2020 4:47 am

The NCAP has identified 122 non-attainment cities in the country that did not meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for the period of 2011-15 under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme.

‘USP of our Clean Air Programme is that it’s a city-specific plan: Environment Ministry Secretary

July 22, 2019 5:50 am

Earlier this year, India launched the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) with a tentative national level target of 20%-30% reduction of PM2.5 and PM10 concentration in 102 Indian cities by 2024. In an interview to The Indian Express, C K Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, unpacks the programme.

Focus on National Clean Air Plan: BJP, Congress make renewed promises to tackle pollution

May 09, 2019 5:05 pm

Both the Congress and the BJP have released their manifestos for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and are once again promising a new approach towards tackling environmental challenges.

Indians could live up to three years more if there's a 25% reduction in air pollution

January 30, 2019 8:03 am

India has set itself a challenging task by launching the National Clear Air Programme in its 'war against pollution'. The history of other countries, however, suggests that it can be done.