C40: Es­tab­lish, within two years, base­line lev­els and set am­bi­tious re­duc­tion tar­gets for air pol­lu­tants that meet or ex­ceed na­tional com­mit­ments

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Av­er­age an­nual PM2.5 lev­els al­ready brought down by 25% in 2016-18 against a base­line of 2012-14. A

com­pris­ing de­part­ment heads and ex­ter­nal ex­perts, to be formed to cre­ate cli­mate trans­for­ma­tion plan and bud­get


task C40: Im­ple­ment new poli­cies and pro­grammes to ad­dress top causes of air pol­lu­tion by 2025

Plan; to ap­point 552 en­vi­ron­ment mar­shals and run aware­ness cam­paigns with RWAs Work­ing with C40 to es­ti­mate ben­e­fits of air qual­ity ac­tions, col­lect rel­e­vant health and air qual­ity data and has col­lab­o­ra­tions with CSIR, CRRI, Lung­care Foun­da­tion, EPOD Harvard, EPIC UChicago Cen­ter, IITs, CSE, WRI among oth­ers

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