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Title: 139 polluted cities not on clean air plan: report
Source:The Hindu
Date:28 January 2019

There are 139 Indian cities that breach air pollution standards but are not included in the Centre's National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), says a report by Greenpeace. The NCAP was launched by the government earlier this month and is a Rs 300 crore initiative to reduce particulate matter (PM) pollution by 20-30% in at least 102 cities by 2024. Airpocalypse III, as the Greenpeace report is titled, analyses air pollution data of 313 cities and towns for the year 2017.

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