Revocation of Actions under stage-Ill (‘Severe’ Air quality) of revised Graded Response Action plan in Delhi-NCR

The Commission for Air Quality management (CAQM) issued an order to revoke the restrictions under the Graded Response Action Plan(GRAP) stage- III, after an improvement witnessed in the average Air Quality Index (AQI) of the city which was recorded at 312. While comprehensively analyzing the overall air quality parameters of Delhi-NCR, the Sub-Committee observed that (i.e. 27.11.2023), Delhi’s average AQI clocked 395, which has been progressively improving since late evening of 27.11.2023. Further, the air quality forecasts by IMD/ IITM also do not indicate the average air quality of Delhi to move to ‘Severe’ category in the coming days for which forecast is available.