Delhi Air Pollution: All Govt Offices To Operate From Home, Schools Closed From Monday


New Delhi: Hours after the Supreme Court asked Delhi government to take emergency steps to address severe air pollution in the capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday evening announced a series of curbs for the coming days to improve city’s air quality. 

While speaking to reporters, Kejriwal said that all schools in the national capital will be physically closed from Monday (November 15) and will continue classes virtually so that children don’t have to breathe in polluted air.

He also said that construction activities will not be allowed in Delhi between November 14-17.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief also announced that all government offices in Delhi will operate from home (Work From Home) at 100 per cent capacity for a week.

Even private offices to be issued an advisory to go for WFH option as much as possible.

(This is a breaking story. More details awaited.)


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