05 November, 2019
4 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Conservation, Environmental Pollution & Degradation, Environment impact assessment
News: The odd-even scheme for automobiles plying in Delhi has begun. Due to a steep deterioration in the air quality index or AQI in the city, the Environmental Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) had to declare a public health emergency as a desperate measure to contain the silent killer.
Mains Focus: Odd-Even scheme; Delhi’s air pollution - reasons
About Odd-Even scheme
Understanding the problem
Topography – NCR pollution problem is partly because of the nature of its topography.
Need for a comprehensive solution
Source: The Hindu
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