New Delhi [India]: The overall quality of the air in the national capital significantly improved to a ‘moderate level’ on Wednesday with the AQI recorded at 193 by SAFAR.
The city recorded an AQI of 286 (Poor) on Tuesday. According to the SAFAR, the IIT Delhi area today recorded PM 10 at 125 and PM 2.5 at 132, which is reported as moderate, while the Delhi University area recorded PM 10 at 148 and PM 2.5 ‘poor’ at 228.
The Particulate Matter (PM) level at Pusa Road was also recorded as moderate at PM 10 level at 140 and PM 2.5 at 183; Mathura road had PM 10 at 155 and PM 2.5 at 166.
Amid continuing poor air quality, the Sub-Committee for invoking actions under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) held a meeting on November 18 to review the progress of the actions implemented under Stage II along with Stage I of the GRAP in the entire NCR.
The Sub-Committee of the Commission is closely watching the situation and will review the air quality scenario accordingly.