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E-waste management park in Delhi soon to reduce environment pollution

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal has directed officials to chalk out a proposal for setting up an e-waste management park in Delhi for efficient disposal of electronic waste. Baijal held a meeting along with K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Indian government, in this regard. “Co-chaired a meeting with Dr. K Vijay Raghavan to […]

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Delhi’s air quality to deteriorate further in next two days

Pollution levels in the national capital dropped to the “very poor” category on Thursday evening and the city’s air quality is likely to worsen in the coming two days, government agencies said. Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) has been recorded at 302, which falls under the “very poor” category. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has […]

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Stubble burning contributes only 1% to Delhi’s air pollution

The massive spike in noxious air in the national capital and its surroundings is not entirely from stubble burning in adjoining states but also owes its genesis to predominant local pollution sources, and is compounded by unfavourable meteorology of the city, according to experts. As per the data from the System of Air Quality and […]

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Delhi EV Policy 2020 augurs well for overall development of EV industry: ICRA

Recent Electric Vehicle (EVs) Policy 2020, finalized by the Government of National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi augers well for the overall development of the EV industry, said ICRA in a report. The policy seeks to drive the rapid adoption of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) with the goal of reducing air pollution in the Nation’s […]

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EV makers wants Delhi govt to look into exclusion of e- scooters in new policy

EV makers have hailed the new electric vehicle policy of the Delhi government and hope it will look into exclusion of e-scooters with speed of upto 25 Kms per hour from the incentive scheme. As per the policy, only electric two-wheelers with minimum top speed of 40 Km per hour will be eligible for incentives. […]

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Delhi EV Policy 2020: Here is what you should know

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal launched a new electric vehicle policy on Friday (August 7, 2020). The Delhi EV policy 2020 is aimed to boost the economy, creating jobs and reduce air pollution in the national capital. CM Kejriwal said, “We have notified the Electric Vehicle Policy today. With this policy, we aim to […]

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Air pollution increases risk of COVID-19, deaths: Study

 Air pollution in Bengaluru is linked to the loss of an estimated 6,300 lives in the first half of 2020 and 3.7 per cent decline in the city’s annual GDP despite strictly enforcing COVID-19 related lockdown, a study has revealed. According to a new online tool by IQAir AirVisual and Greenpeace-Southeast Asia, research shows that […]

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10 opportunities for Delhi to achieve electric, urban mobility

In order to achieve clean, shared and people-centric mobility solutions, Delhi has to follow a 10-point formula and amplify its initiatives in electric and urban mobility, a new report has said. By addressing the 10 opportunities, states and cities can enhance their efforts to achieve ambitious mobility goals, said the report by the “Urban Mobility […]

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Air quality of Delhi slips to very poor category

Delhi’s air quality was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category, but pollution level is expected to reduce due to thunderstorms, the central government-run SAFAR said Monday. The air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 339 on Wednesday which falls in the ‘very poor’ category, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and […]

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Fast charging electric vehicle stations coming to Delhi soon: Report

The government is gearing up to bring fast charging electric vehicle stations in the National Capital soon. According to ET the government is setting up setting up infrastructure for electric vehicles in some busy areas of Delhi where cars can be recharged for as low as Rs 30 for a 15-minute top-up. Saurabh Kumar, managing […]

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