95 percent of Air Pollution in Delhi due to local factors, only 4% by Stubble burning : Javadekar

Last Updated: Thursday, October 15, 2020, 22:03
95 percent of Air Pollution in Delhi due to local factors, only 4% by Stubble burning : Javadekar
In order to step up efforts for ensuring better air quality, 50 teams of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have beendeployed from today to make extensive field visits in Delhi-NCR towns. Addressing the nodal officers of the teams in New Delhi, Union Environment Minister, Prakash Javadekar said that during the current times of COVID the members of the team are no less than Corona Warriors as they will be visiting and giving feedback from the ground, which will help in mitigating Air pollution. Javadekar said that around 95 percent of the pollution in the city, is due to local factors like dust, construction and biomass burning and the share of stubble burning is only around 4 percent as on date.
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