Delhi Air Quality remains Very Poor, Construction activities stopped

CM Kejriwal directed Labour Minister, Manish Sisodia, to give Rs 5000 pm as financial support to each construction worker during this period

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On Wednesday morning, Delhi Air Quality remained in the “Very Poor” category with the city’s overall AQI standing at 354.

Delhi Air Quality stays Very Poor

According to data released by SAFAR, Noida’s AQI fell to 406 and remained in the ‘severe’ category, while Gurugram’s AQI fell to 346 and remained in the ‘Very Poor’ category.

Furthermore, AQI near IGI Airport was similarly in the ‘Very Poor’ category at 350. Dhirpur in Model Town has an AQI of 356.

According to NDTV, the Delhi environment minister, Gopal Rai, advised people to work from home if possible and to drive less.

AIR Quality Index

Rating       Category
• 0-100         GOOD
• 100-200     MODERATE
• 200-300     POOR
• 300-400     VERY POOR
• 400-500     SEVERE

With air pollution in the national capital rising, Delhi authorities have banned all building and demolition works till further notice.

Construction activities have been stopped across Delhi in view of pollution. I have directed Labor Minister, Manish Sisodia, to give Rs 5000 pm as financial support to each construction worker during this period, when construction activities are not permitted, Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.

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