Delhi air quality

The Ministry of Earth Sciences’ air quality monitor, SAFAR said air quality is likely to improve by Sunday
Companies like Zunroof and Blu Smart are helping people move away from diesel generators and polluting cars, while others like Ambee and Blue Sky Analytics are crunching pollution data to help policymakers and researchers take quicker decisions.
Swaminathan, who is dubbed the father of India’s green revolution, called the situation a matter of public health concern.
CM Kejriwal has appealed to people to follow the odd-even rule for the sake of their children and the city.
The condition is likely to change even more from the second week of October.
This is the first time this year that an AQI as low as 133 was recorded.
According to Central Pollution Control Board data, the overall air quality index in the city was 416, which falls in the ‘severe’ category.
The Supreme Court asked the Delhi government to make a list of old vehicles so that they would be impounded.
Toxic air disproportionately affects children under the age of five, study finds.