Delhi Construction Ban: Rebuilding and demolition activities have been banned in Delhi due to poor air quality. The Air Quality Management Commission took the decision on Sunday (December 4) after the AQI moved into the severe category. Earlier last month too, the Centre’s Air Quality Panel had directed authorities to ban all construction and demolition activities in Delhi-NCR, except for essential projects.
A few days later. , when the AQI improved, that restriction was lifted. However, now once again in view of deteriorating air quality, this ban has been implemented. Delhi recorded an AQI of 400 on Sunday, which was worse than the AQI recorded on Saturday.
AQI is rising in Delhi
India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientist Vijay Soni told news agency ANI that the air quality in the national capital is in the severe category with an AQI of around 400, though the air quality in the national capital is expected to improve from this evening.  ;
Remained in the ‘very poor’ category for the fifth consecutive day
According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research, the air in Delhi on Saturday The Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 323. Delhi’s air quality remains ‘very poor&rsquo for the fifth day in a row. remained in the category AQI was recorded at 335 on Friday morning.
Meanwhile, AQI in Noida also reached the ‘very poor’ category at 379. An air quality index of 0 to 100 is considered good, while 100 to 200 is considered moderate, 200 to 300 poor, 300 to 400 very poor, and 400 to 500 or more severe.
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