Rai to hold review meet today as air still ‘very poor'; farm fires' share 8%
Millennium Post Delhi|November 22, 2021
DMRC, DTC IN A BIND OVER HOW TO ENFORCE COVID RULES AFTER DDMA NOD

NEW DELHI: Strong surface winds swept through Delhi on Sunday, bringing about a visible improvement in the air quality — despite which the air remained in the “very poor” category with officials in the Delhi government saying a high-level meeting to review action plans will be held today.

They said Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai will on Monday hold a high-level meeting to review the curbs imposed to contain high pollution levels in the city. Emergency measures were imposed last week after directions from the Commission for Air Quality Management in the NCR.

But even as the DMRC and DTC get a DDMA nod to allow standing passengers, these agencies are in a bind over how to enforce Covid restrictions and limit the number of standing passengers in Metro coaches and buses.

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