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Delhi sets up 586 teams for inspection as GRAP Stage III kicks in

Latest stage imposed when air quality touched 'severe' levels with the overall AQI reaching 400 at 12:10 a.m. on Saturday

Delhi Air Pollution
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An AQI between 0-50 is considered ‘good’, 51-100 ‘satisfactory’, 101-200 'moderate’, 201-300 ‘poor’, 301-400 ‘very poor’, and 401-500 ‘severe’

Nitin Kumar New Delhi
The Delhi government on Sunday set up 586 teams to ensure strict implementation of the ban on construction and demolition activities in the capital after the Commission for Air Quality Management’s (CAQM) ordered on Saturday to impose the Stage III of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP).

The CAQM’s decision came when air quality in the national capital touched ‘severe’ levels, with the overall air quality index (AQI) reaching 400 at 12:10 a.m. on Saturday

While there was some relief for the city on Sunday, with overall AQI coming down to 349, experts believe it is momentary. “Drop in temperature, calm winds,

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First Published: Oct 30 2022 | 7:26 PM IST

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