Residents of the Indian capital of Delhi have been through a harrowing experience as persistent blanket of smog has engulfed the city since last week. Even though, on Thursday, air quality improved slightly, but continues to fall under “very poor” category.
Residents have been through a harrowing experience as persistent blanket of smog engulfed the city since last week. (Supplied)
Bad air quality has also forced some diplomats to move their positions. (Supplied)
Weather at a glance
The safe level of PM 2.5 is 60 while beyond it falls under “hazardous” category. (Supplied)
Pollution control measures
the central government has decided to prepone the introduction of BS-VI grade fuel to 1 April 2018 instead of the earlier deadline of 1 April 2020. (Supplied)
The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas is also mulling to introduce the BS-VI auto fuels in the whole of National Capital Region