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Air quality improves slightly in Delhi, steps taken to check dust

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New Delhi : Air quality of Delhi and NCR, which worsened on June 12-13, 2018, due to the incoming dust from Rajasthan, showed slight improvement on June 14, 2018, with PM10 declining to 759 µg/m3 at 4 pm from a peak of 823 µg/m3 at 5 pm on June 13.

In view of the seriousness of the situation, Union Minister of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr Harsh Vardhan, has directed agencies concerned to be on maximum alert and to ensure all necessary measures to contain sources of dust and check garbage burning.  He also appealed to the people to avoid unnecessary exposure given the prevailing situation, according to a PIB release.

Consequently, the Task Force under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) met at CPCB and recommended that construction activity-related enforcement measures under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) be brought into operation immediately.  The Task Force also held a meeting with the construction agencies, municipal corporations and local bodies in the neighbouring cities of Delhi to ensure effective action on the ground.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), dusty conditions in Delhi and NCR are likely to continue over the next two days.  .

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