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History highlights

  • Ban on construction activities from November 14 to 17
  • Decision at the meeting on the situation created by pollution

The situation in Delhi has worsened due to pollution. In view of the deteriorating situation, the Delhi government has declared school vacations for one week. Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday that all schools will be closed for a week. The Delhi government’s decision to declare a school holiday will take effect from Monday, November 15.

Arvind Kejriwal has also said that government employees will also work from home. He has said that between November 14 and 17, construction-related activities were also banned in Delhi. Construction related activities will not be allowed during this period.

According to the ANI news agency, Delhi’s CM Arvind Kejriwal has said that this decision was made at a meeting called today on the pollution situation. Regarding the declaration of school holidays, the Chief Minister of Delhi said that this decision was made in the interest of the children. Since the children were not breathing the polluted air, it was decided to take a vacation from the schools.

He also made it clear that online classes can be held during this period. It is significant that the Supreme Court has also expressed its disgust at the pollution in Delhi. Following this, Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had called an emergency meeting on pollution. Also present at this meeting were Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Environment Minister Gopal Rai, Health Minister Satyendar Jain and the Chief Secretary of Delhi.

DPCC signs memorandum of understanding with IIT Kanpur

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has signed an agreement with IIT Kanpur. Under this agreement, IIT Kanpur will give suggestions to DPCC on the causes of air pollution in Delhi and its solution. On behalf of IIT Kanpur, the Dean of Research and Development, Prof. Signed by AR Harish and Dr. KS Jayachandran on behalf of the Government of Delhi. Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said in this regard that Delhi is the first state in the country where the government has implemented such a system of technology-based solutions.


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