SC approves ‘Pollution Code’ for Delhi-NCR

The Supreme Court today approved a ‘Pollution Code’ for Delhi-NCR and asked all concerned agencies to take note of it.
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India TV News Desk New Delhi December 02, 2016 19:03 IST

The Supreme Court today approved a  ‘Pollution Code’ for Delhi-NCR and asked all concerned agencies to take note of it.

The code, aimed at checking increasing pollution level in Delhi-NCR, is divided into four categories - moderate to poor, very poor, severe, very severe or emergency.

The SC bench headed by the CJI TS Thakur asked the Centre to notify the four categories of pollution level.

The apex court will further hear the matter in the third week of January 2017.

On November 18, the Supreme Court had directed framing and submission of graded response action plan for various categories of National Air Quality Index.

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