1 min read.Updated: 14 Nov 2019, 11:18 AM IST Written By Anulekha Ray
The air quality in the national capital is likely to deteriorate further today, said SAFAR
Pollution control board has asked people to avoid outdoor exposure in the wake rising air pollution in the national capital
As the air pollution in the national capital was on the verge of 'emergency' level again, Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA on Wednesday said that schools in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad to remain shut till Friday.
"Keeping in mind the hazardous exposure to children, the CPCB Task Force has recommended, which the EPCA is directing, that all schools must remain shut for the next two days," the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority said in a letter to the chief secretaries of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has asked people to avoid outdoor exposure in the wake of rising air pollution in the national capital.
After EPCA's order Delhi government has also announced the closure of schools in the city for today and tomorrow.
"In view of deteriorating air quality because of pollution due to stubble burning in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi govt has decided to close schools tomorrow and day after," Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said in a tweet on Wednesday.
उत्तर भारत में पराली प्रदूषण के कारण बिगड़ते हालात को देखते हुए दिल्ली सरकार ने दिल्ली के सभी सरकारी और प्राइवेट स्कूल कल और परसों (Thu&Fri) के लिए बंद करने का निर्णय लिया है.