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PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels at 159 and 199 in Delhi: CPCB

The level of major pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 on Sunday were at 159 and 199 respectively in the ITO area of the national capital, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

ANI | New Delhi | Updated: 18-10-2020 17:42 IST | Created: 18-10-2020 17:41 IST
PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels at 159 and 199 in Delhi: CPCB
PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels at 159 and 199 in Delhi: CPCB (Photo/ANI). Image Credit: ANI

The level of major pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 on Sunday were at 159 and 199 respectively in the ITO area of the national capital, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Earlier today, Delhi Fire Services Department teams sprayed water on trees and roads at the polluted areas in the city as a measure to control pollution levels.

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Friday imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on North MCD for its negligence regarding the burning of garbage in the Kirari area. "The Delhi government is taking strict action regarding the quality of air pollution in Delhi. The MCD has set a full fire here and no one has come since the morning. This is a serious situation and a penalty of Rs 1 crore is going to be imposed on North MCD," Rai had said. (ANI)


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