All you need to know about the Air Quality bill in 30 seconds
Winters in Delhi over the past years have been marked with a thick layer of smog across the city making an unbreathable situation. This has caused several health-related issues to asthmatic patients and in general, has reduced the life expectancy of citizens of delhi
Although short-term immediate measures like a ban on industrial activity for a number of days or banning stubble burning have been taken place yet the situation remains grim.
In order to ensure effective authority competence, the government recently passed the Air Quality Management bill in Lok Sabha
The bill aims at establishing a commission for air quality management for the capital.
The government has argued that this would ensure a competent authority by law since earlier courts and tribunals were dealing with the issue.