Pollution |

Cleaning Up Delhi air

In mid-November, 2016, smog in Delhi air reached its highest levels in 17 years, prompting the government to shut down 5000 schools for three full days, and calling on children to stay indoors. Following Diwali celebrations, parts of the city were reported to show pollution levels that were nearly 15 times the permissible limit. As against a permissible limit of 60 mg for PM 2.5, the count reached 999 mg per cubic metre during the early hours of the morning...

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