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Delhi Pollution Control Committee

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to inaugurate country's first smog tower on August 23

Environment Min Gopal Rai said the smog tower will clean 1,000 cubic metres of air every second and reduce PM 2.5 and PM 10 levels in Delhi

19 Aug 2021 6:49 PM

Frothing in Yamuna: DPCC seals two polluting units, orders closure of 15 others

Twenty-one units were inspected in Khayala redevelopment area. Closure directions were issued to 15 of them for operating without ETPs

13 Nov 2020 12:23 PM

No idol immersion at public places on Ganesh Chaturthi, says Delhi pollution body

A fine of Rs 50,000 will be imposed on violators, DPCC said

16 Aug 2020 1:45 PM

NGT directs SDMC to submit report on illegal encroachments at Samalkha Extension

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel passed order after perusing a report filed by DPCC

11 Apr 2019 3:43 PM

Noise pollution: NGT raps police, Delhi govt

The DCP and the SDM need to be trained for the job for which they have been appointed.

19 Mar 2019 3:13 AM


NGT for action against loudspeakers

NGT’s observation came while dealing with a plea alleging that illegal use of loudspeakers at mosques.

19 Feb 2019 1:53 AM

Pollution severe, 3-day ban on construction across NCR

Industries in pollution hotspots shut, special teams to manage traffic.

25 Dec 2018 1:24 AM

City banquet halls under NGT lens

It has also asked the committee to prepare an action plan in this regard within a month.

14 Nov 2018 12:17 AM

Thick smog covers Delhi before Diwali, pollution 20 times over safe limit

On Monday, the levels of the pollutant PM2.5 was at a “severe” 644 or 20 times the safe limit prescribed by World Health Organisation.

05 Nov 2018 10:47 AM

Relief for Delhiites as air quality in moderate class

Authorities warn deterioration from today.

05 Nov 2018 12:21 AM


Govt finds pollution norms violation at Pragati Maidan

Minister asks pollution control board to take strictest action.

27 Oct 2018 1:02 AM

Units ordered to close for checking pollution

The tribunal asked the chief secretary to send the compliance report by November 30 by e-mail and posted the matter for consideration on December 3.

10 Oct 2018 6:16 AM

Govt offers sops to factories, eateries for using green fuel

The Cabinet also granted an approval to provide subsidy up to Rs 1 lakh to the industries that switch to the Piped Natural Gas (PNG).

05 Sep 2018 12:53 AM

Industrial areas must shift to PNG by Sept, says L-G Anil Baijal

He informed that vacation application will be filed by end of this month.

14 Aug 2018 5:11 AM

Government to ban Chinese manja

Many incidents of injuries and deaths of adults and children due to wide use of sharp Chinese manja was reported in the past years.

19 Jul 2018 5:44 AM


Delhi Pollution panel to inspect waste treatment plant

The matter was then listed for the next hearing on July 27.

12 Jul 2018 4:37 AM

‘Groundwater situation semi-critical’

SC asks govt to take steps to check over-exploitation of groundwater in city.

09 May 2018 6:07 AM

Act against illegal borewells, government told

A bench, headed by acting NGT chairperson justice Jawad Rahim directed the DJB to submit a list of illegal borewells in the capital.

04 Apr 2018 6:02 AM

Delhi: Localised solutions to help fight pollution next winter

The DPCC had set up 20 new monitoring stations in November 2017 across the city, taking the total number of stations under it in Delhi to 24.

01 Feb 2018 7:48 AM

Dirty water: NGT calls heads of municipal bodies

During the hearing, the NGT was informed that two meetings were held in pursuance to December 10, 2015, judgment of the tribunal on the issue.

26 Jan 2018 1:00 AM