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Centre to rank 131 cities based on actions to improve air quality

Cities are required to do the self-assessment as per the framework provided on PRANA online portal

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Nitin Kumar New Delhi
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) will launch the ‘Swachh Vayu Sarvekshan’ programme under National Clean Air Programme 2019 (NCAP) to rank cities based on their actions to improve air quality.

“Swachh Vayu Sarvekshan will rank 131 cities in the country for implementing City Action Plans prepared as part of NCAP for reducing air pollution up to 40 per cent by 2025-26,” the ministry said during the two-day National Conference of Ministers of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in Gujarat.

The ranking will be based only on the actions taken by the cities to improve the air quality in

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First Published: Sep 24 2022 | 6:41 PM IST

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