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Implications and Solutions: Air Pollution in Delhi and Surrounding Cities

The IQAir World Air Quality Report: 2021, released on March 22, 2022, highlights that India’s capital Delhi has been named the world’s most polluted capital for the fourth consecutive year. Of the 50 most polluted cities in the world, 35 are in India and 10 of the top 15 most polluted cities in Central and South Asia are in India, four in Pakistan and just one in China. India also ranks fifth among the countries most affected by air pollution. India’s air quality is deteriorating day by day due to air pollution (World Air Quality Report, 2021).