The central pollution control board has to decide to launch emergency action plan in national capital

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The Central Pollution Control Board has to decide to launch emergency action plan in National Capital

By Sandeep nagyaan · 16 Oct 2018


The Central Pollution Control Board has to decide to launch emergency action plan in National Capital

Reference:- The Central Pollution Control Board has announced emergency action plan in Delhi after to increase the Air Quality Index. Now the Index is in poor level. It once again creating problems for the citizens and the government of the National Capital.

About the Air Quality Index:- The quality of the air measure from the parameters of AQI there are some indicators which help to check the quality of air. If the range of AQI is between 0-50 then it will consider “good” , 51-100 “ satisfactory, 101- 200 that it will be in category of Moderate, 201-300 under in “poor”, 301- 400 will be come under “ very poor” category and last 401- 500 “ danger” in category. Supreme Court has already gave the authority under the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) to solve the problems of pollution.

What are the background of this problem:- Every year in Delhi the air quality decrease in between the months October and November by the reduction of the air speed. After this condition the temperature goes to down rapidly and the National Capital was convert into a gas chamber . Last year the dust particle indicator was go out from the chart. It was 10 time more pollute from the air quality of Beijing.

What are the emergency action plan:- When the pollution goes to over from a particular level then it apply. Under the Graded Response Plan on the basis of air quality index it launch’s. When the quality of air comes under the poor and medium then burning of garbage will stop. When the quality of air will goes to very poor then the diesel generator will be stop and car parking tariff will be increase and use many steps to control it. when the quality of goes to danger category then water spreading system will be launch and the entry of trucks in capital will stop and last the school’s will close for some time.

About EPCA:- It is a mandate body of Supreme Court and it was notified in 1998 by the ministry of Environment under the Environment protection act 1986.