With Delhi’s air quality sliding to ‘severe’ category, the task force led by Central Pollution Control Board has recommended for stricter measures to control the menace.
The situation in national capital is alarming and might further deteriorate in the coming days deal with alarming levels of pollution in New Delhi.
The task force has gone on to recommend that shutdown of coal and biomass industries between November 1 and 10.
It also issued an advisory asking people to avoid strenuous outdoor exercises.
It has also been suggested that people must avoid use of private cars during the first 10 days of November.
The air quality in the city is inching towards the ‘severe’ category and the experts cautioned that the quality in Delhi-NCR might worsen from next month as wind is likely to come from the northwest direction.
At the beginning of November, the situation might further deteriorate on account of local emissions during the festive season and regional contribution due to stubble burning, it was said after elaborate assessment.>