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Air pollution: Schools, colleges in Delhi to re-open from November 29

Delhi govt has also decided to allow the entry of all CNG and electric vehicles in the city from November 27.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 24, 2021 14:19 IST
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School children walk along a road, amid smog in New Delhi, on Nov 11.

Highlights

  • Delhi govt has also decided to allow entry of all CNG, electric vehicles from Nov 27
  • Special bus services will be started in colonies where maximum number of Delhi govt employees reside
  • Entry of all other vehicles to remain banned till December 3 in Delhi

Owing to the improving air quality in the national capital, the Delhi government has decided to re-open the schools, colleges and all educational institutions from November 29. 

Speaking to media, Environment minister Gopal Rai today said, "The air quality in Delhi is improving now. Schools, colleges, educational institutes to re-open from 29th November in Delhi."

The government has also decided to allow the entry of all CNG and electric vehicles in the city from November 27.

"We have decided to allow the entry of all CNG, electric vehicles into Delhi from November 27. The entry of all other vehicles to remain banned till December 3," Rai added.

In order to combat with pollution, special bus services will be started by the Delhi government from all those colonies where the maximum number of Delhi government employees reside. 

"Normal functioning of Delhi government offices will also resume from November 29. We advise them to use public transport to commute. Special bus services will be started from colonies where the maximum number of Delhi government employees reside," the environment minister further stated to media in the national capital.

 

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