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.
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.
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.
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.
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.