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Delhi gets its first smog tower to tackle air pollution


Delhi gets its first smog tower to tackle air pollution


Delhi’s 1st smog tower started working at Lajpat Nagar central market from 3rd Jan.

The 20-feet-tall tower is fitted with exhaust fans to suck in polluted air and can remove up to 80% of the particulate matter (PM 2.5 & PM10) - the primary pollutant in air.

Following high pollution levels in the national capital, SC had in Nov 2019 asked the Centre and the Delhi govt to come up with a road map on installing smog towers in the national capital region to combat air pollution.