As part of this project, data on particulate matter 2.5 (PM 2.5) will be collected starting November 2019. This will be done via sensors mounted atop Ola cabs.
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Environment Secretary CK Mishra will chair the meeting, which will be attended by chief secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
Individuals, organisations and utilities who own or service the building and any other infrastructure in the national capital region (NCR) cities and towns may be penalised 5-10 percent of the project cost for not being able to comply with the ambient air quality standard, says the report.
"74 percent parents from Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Noida and Gurgaon want there should be a scheduled smog break from November 1-20 every year when the air quality is at its worse," according to findings of the survey done by online platform "LocalCircles".
The CPCB official told the court that vehicular pollution contributes to 28 per cent of the total pollution, which includes 8 per cent from trucks, 7 per cent from two wheelers, 5 per cent due to three-wheelers and 3 per cent each by buses and cars.
The Delhi government told the top court that its odd-even scheme has helped in reducing pollution and the "real culprit" behind the region's pollution is stubble burning.
The government announced the odd-even restrictions would be implemented from November 4-15 to combat severe air pollution in the city.
The apex court had on November 4 banned construction and demolition activities in the region till further orders.
The development comes as Delhi's air quality neared the "emergency" zone for the second time in a fortnight on November 13 due to raging farm fires in neighbouring states and unfavourable weather conditions.
The government's air quality monitor, SAFAR, said pollution levels in Delhi-NCR are expected to enter the "severe plus" or "emergency" category on Wednesday
Reacting to the Greenpeace report, AAP spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj said they are not concerned about the analysis.
On November 2, Kejriwal had written to Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, seeking his intervention into pollution-related problems and work on a concrete plan to deal with the issue of stubble burning.
Weather experts said high humidity and light winds affect dispersion of pollutants and lead to the formation of more potent secondary particles.
The Supreme Court did some tough-talking and had warned that the administration at large will be held accountable for even a single incident of stubble burning henceforth.
Advising Delhiites to minimise exposure to pollution, The Energy Resources Institute (TERI) had also appealed to organisations to consider work-from-home or remote working options for their employees.
According to the app’s algorithm, an individual is breathing air (or smoke) that is equivalent to 26.5 cigarettes per day.
However, the city's air quality is likely to remain "severe" due to calm winds, which is unfavourable for dispersion of pollutants, it said.
Singh expressed his anger and anguish and made the pro-farmer proposal in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal persistently blaming stubble burning in the neighbouring states of Haryana and Punjab for rise in Delhi's air pollution.
The city's overall air quality index (AQI) stood at 407 at 10 am. It was 484 at 4 pm on Friday, according to official data.
Kejriwal distributed masks to school children as part of the government's initiative to protect them from pollution and also explained children about stubble burning.
On Dusshera, i.e., October 8, the AQI worsened from 112 (moderate) to 173 (moderate).
The overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded at 360, which falls in the 'very poor' category, according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.
He also said people should have abided by the direction of the Supreme Court on bursting of firecrackers in the stipulated time frame of 8 pm to 10 pm
Experts said the law enforcement agencies have to be made accountable for the non-compliance of the two-hour-long window granted by the apex court on October 23.