Centre sets stiffer 40% air pollution reduction target for cities by 2026

Encouraged by the performance of 95 cities that showed improvement in air quality in 2021-22 as compared to 2017 levels, the Centre has revised the target of reducing air pollution (PM concentrations) in cities from 20-30% by 2024 to 40% by 2025-26. Though a 40% reduction in PM concentrations over 2017 levels still wouldn’t make … Read more