Delhi one step closer to data on real-time pollution sources: Kejriwal

UPSC Practice recommends Delhi one step closer to data on real-time pollution sources: Kejriwal.

A project to identify real-time sources of pollution in Delhi has moved one step closer towards operationalisation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday.
Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and Environment Department of Delhi government on Tuesday held the second review meeting of the project Real-time source apportionment study and pollution forecasting’ with the team from IIT Kanpur and other partner organisations, the government said in a statement.
The project was approved by the Delhi cabinet and a Memorandum of Understanding was signed in October last year.
A team of IIT Kanpur, IIT Delhi, The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI), and Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali will execute the study in the national capital. Delhi government’s DPCC has been authorised to act as the nodal agency for executing the study with IIT Kanpur.
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Courtesy: Current Affairs

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