12 September, 2022
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To create awareness and encourage efforts to enhance air quality under the National Clean Air Programme, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&C) recently held the 3rd International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies called "Swachh Vayu Diwas ("Swachh Vayu Neel Gagan") today (NCAP).
20 of the 131 cities chosen for its National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) have surpassed their 2017 levels of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (60 micrograms per cubic metre) in 2021–2022.
Theme: "The Air We Share".
In order to implement mitigation policies and initiatives to combat air pollution more effectively, it emphasises the necessity of quick and strategic international and regional cooperation.
Summits with member nations are held by the UN to recognise the International Day of Clear Air for Blue Skies.
Participants share their opinions and debate the statistics regarding the effects of air pollution and air quality around the world.
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