Pollution of Delhi: schools closed, work suspended. Kejriwal acts after SC prod
The Delhi government has announced a series of measures to be implemented amid increasing pollution after the premier of SC prod.
The Delhi government has announced a series of measures to be implemented amid increasing pollution after the premier of SC prod. Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has announced a week-long action plan that will be implemented from Monday. According to Delhi CM, no physics classes will be held in Delhi schools for a week. The Delhi government has decided to switch to "working from home" for 100% of the workforce as of Monday. Private offices in the nation's capital have been advised to switch to the "work from home" option as much as possible. According to the Delhi government, no construction activity will be allowed between November 14 and 17 in the nation's capital. Kejriwal's action plan came after SC defined the pollution situation in DelhiNCR as an "emergency" and suggested blocking a lockdown. Kejriwal said they are drafting a proposal to be submitted to the SC regarding measures to reduce pollution. He warned that if the situation worsens further in the capital, his government will stop construction and vehicle traffic. further exacerbated by stubble burning.
The pollution situation in Delhi NCR became serious after Diwali and was further exacerbated by stubble burning. Due to the worsening situation, the Central Pollution Control Committee advised people not to venture outside.