Nov 6, 2023
Amid ongoing Delhi smog woes, CAQM triggers Stage-IV GRAP alert, implementing strict measures from Nov 5, prompting inquiries on permissible actions.
To tackle pollution, Delhi reintroduces the Odd-Even plan from Nov 13-20 as the city struggles for clean air.
In Delhi, schools will close, except for Classes 10 and 12, until Nov 10 due to worsening air quality; Class 5 and below already suspended.
Delhi enforces strict controls on incoming trucks, allowing exceptions solely for those carrying essential goods, LNG, CNG, and electric vehicles.
Non-Delhi-registered LCVs banned, except for EVs, CNG, and BS-VI diesel vehicles.
Construction on public projects, like roads and power transmission, is halted.
Public, municipal, and private offices must function at 50% capacity, promoting remote work.
Central government considers work from home due to the pollution crisis.
CAQM advises vulnerable groups, like children, the elderly, and those with health conditions, to stay indoors to protect their health during this severe air pollution crisis.
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