Central Pollution Control Board deputes 50 teams to report major air polluting sources in Delhi, NCR

Government has stepped up its effort to ensure better air quality in Delhi and adjoining States in the winter season.

Fifty teams of Central Pollution Control Board, CPCB will make extensive field visits in Delhi and NCR region from tomorrow which will continue till February next year.

With a concerted focus on hotspot areas, these teams will do the spot reporting of major air polluting sources like construction activities, dumping of garbage and construction waste, burning of garbage and industrial waste in open areas with the use of SAMEER App.

Data will be shared with concerned agencies through an automated system for speedy action.

Air quality becomes a major environmental concern in Delhi and NCR region during the winter season.

The Central government in coordination with the affected States have taken several steps to ensure better air quality in the region during the last five years.