It has been decided to close all the schools in the capital Delhi from tomorrow. It is worth noting that today the Supreme Court had asked the Delhi government a question on opening the school even after pollution.
Delhi government’s decision: All schools in Delhi to be closed due to pollution.
All schools in Delhi to be closed till further orders: After rebuke from Supreme Court, Delhi government has given relief to school going children and decided to close all schools till further orders in view of the pollution situation.
The Supreme Court, while hearing the Supreme Court on Air Pollution in Delhi on Thursday, reprimanded the Delhi government and asked the question that when you have done work from home for your employees. ) then why are children being forced to go to school.
After this, the Delhi government has given relief to the school going children and ordered the closure of the schools. Now children will not have to go to school amidst dangerous pollution.
All schools in Delhi will remain closed till further orders
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said today, “Due to pollution in Delhi, it has been decided to close all schools from tomorrow till further orders.”
All schools in Delhi to be closed from tomorrow till further orders, due to current air pollution levels in the city: Environment Minister Gopal Rai pic.twitter.com/k9NY7KL3SL— ANI (@ANI) December 2, 2021
When Gopal Rai was asked how long the schools would remain closed, he said that all the schools would remain closed till further orders.
Significantly, today the Supreme Court had reprimanded the state government for its decision to open the school. The top court asked the government why children were being called to school when adults were allowed to work from home.
Significantly, the Delhi government had announced the opening of schools in the state from November 29. Meanwhile, Delhi’s air has reached a very poor level for some time now.
pollution situation in delhi
Officials said that due to the slowing of wind speed due to western disturbances, pollution elements will accumulate, due to which the level of air pollution may increase in the coming 1-2 days. The Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 342 in the morning today (December 2), while Noida recorded an AQI of 543 and Gurugram had an AQI of 339.
Earlier on Wednesday (December 1) at 9 am, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi stood at 357, while the 24-hour average AQI was 328 on Tuesday. The AQI was 342 in neighboring Faridabad, 361 in Ghaziabad, 310 in Greater Noida, 359 in Gurgaon and 336 in Noida.
When is the wind considered bad?
The air quality index (AQI) is considered good when the air quality index (AQI) is between zero and 50, while an AQI between 51 and 100 is considered to be in the ‘satisfactory’ category. Whereas, when the AQI is between 101 and 200, pollution is considered ‘moderate’, while between 201 and 300 it is considered poor.
An air between 301 and 400 is considered ‘very poor’, while an AQI between 401 and 500 is considered in the ‘severe’ category.