Delhi Air Pollution: Truck Ban, construction ban and other directions by Air Quality Management Commission to improve AQI

The Commission for for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas has issued a slew of directions to improve the air quality in Delhi and surrounding areas (Aditya Dubey v. Union of India).

The directions issued by the Commission were placed before the Supreme Court on affidavit in the case filed by a 17-year-old Delhi student Aditya Dubey concerning rising levels of air pollution in the Capital.

The Centre in its affidavit stated that pursuant to the top court’s order of November 15, an emergent meeting of Commission was convened on November 16.

At the meeting, the Commission issued certain mandatory directions to the four States – Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh

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