[Breaking] Air Pollution: Supreme Court passes directions to curb Stubble Burning

Shruti Mahajan November 6 2019
Air Pollution

The Supreme Court today passed a number of directions to tackle the issue of stubble burning, the major cause of the air pollution plaguing Delhi NCR and other regions in North India.

Among these was a direction to the governments of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi to process the stubble and bear the costs of the same.

The States of UP, Punjab, and Haryana have been directed to provide financial assistance to the tune of Rs 100 per quintal to small and . . .

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