The Graded Response Action Plan
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can i buy prednisone over the counter in spain A revised action plan was created to fight the pollution in New Delhi and the National Capital Region
What is the new plan to tackle pollution?
- On October 6th, the first stage of revised Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) was implemented
- Under this, the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) will ask authorities in Delhi-NCR to enforce restrictions on polluting activities depending on the Air Quality Index, or AQI
These restrictions are divided into four stages
- Stage 1 for “poor” Air Quality Index (AQI) ranging between 201 and 300,
- Stage 2 for “very poor” AQI of 301-400,
- Stage 3 for “severe” AQI of 401-450
- Stage 4 for “severe plus” AQI more than 450