Delhi Schools, Govt Offices To Reopen Next Week As Pollution Curbs Eased

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New Delhi: Delhi’s schools, colleges and government offices will reopen on November 29 after the government announcement easing of pollution-related curbs in a phased manner on Wednesday.

“For the last three days, we have observed a reduction in the pollution levels in Delhi. We have decided to ease the restrictions, but a strict watch will be kept on the sources (of pollution),” Delhi’s environment minister Gopal Rai said.

Entry of CNG and electric trucks carrying non-essential items from other states into New Delhi will be allowed from Saturday, but the ban on petrol and diesel trucks will remain in place until December 3.

Physical classes in educational institutions had been closed from November 15, while government employees were directed to work from home in a bid to escalate the scary pollution crisis in the capital and surrounding regions.

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