The goal of the National Clean Air Programme is to reduce PM10 and PM2.5 concentrations by 20-30% by 2024 using 2017 as the base year.Tweet
In August 2019, twenty new cities were added to NCAP (more). Non-attainment cities (i.e. cities that do not meet the National Ambient Air Quality Standards) were mandated to prepare City Action Plans which were reviewed by a three-member committee, and are now publicly available.
A number of international organizations, including philanthropies and bilateral organizations are working with the national and state governments to address parts of the National Clean Air Programme.
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As work began under the programme, individuals and organizations have also begun to track activities.
CEEW and UrbanEmissions have produced a set of infographics summarizing the city action plans (CAPs) mandated under the programme.
UrbanSciences and Carbon Copy have created a dashboard to track ongoing work under NCAP.
CREA is tracking budgetary spending under NCAP (see dashboard)
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