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Title: Govt submits plan for combating air pollution under 3 categories
Source:The Times of India
Date:19 December 2017

The Delhi government on 18 December 2017 submitted a detailed action plan to the National Green Tribunal on combating air pollution. It listed actions it proposed to take under three different categories of air quality. The move comes days after NGT rapped the government for not submitting its action plan as per its direction.The measures listed by the Delhi government would be implemented simultaneously with the Graded Response Action Plan. To ensure better coordination, LG Anil Baijal chaired a meeting of different departments. NGT, meanwhile, directed the Delhi government to consider shutting schools whenever air quality touched emergency levels to save children from inhaling pollutants. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the government to look into this aspect and incorporate it in its action plan.

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