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Air pollution became worse during odd-even days, claims online portal

Date of Release: 
Jan 18 2016

The odd-even plan of the Delhi government may have reduced congestion on the Capital’s roads with the AAP government celebrating the “success” of its odd-even scheme on Sunday but data shows the city’s air quality worsened during the 15-day trial which ended on January 15.

According to web portal IndiaSpend’s air-quality monitoring devices, air-pollution levels in the city went up by 15% during the 15-day period when the odd-even plan was in effect, when compared to the last 15 days of 2015 (till December 31, 2015).

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