Delhi will get an anti-smog tower on the lines of China by next winter. The Supreme Court advised the state and center to check feasibility of setting anti-smog towers to clean capital of pollution. Now the Delhi government come up with a plan to set one.
How is Delhi’s first anti-smog tower planned?
IIT-Delhi and IIT-Bombay are working on a 20-25 meters tower with 30×30 feet dimensions. The University of Minnesota that also helped China in installing an anti-smog tower recently is assisting India in making its first air purifier.
Highlights of the Delhi tower
• 20-25 meters height
• 30×30 dimensions
• Cleaning capacity of 1 sq km
• Multiple filters to release fresh air in every direction
• The filters will be made at different heights
What people associated with the project have to say about the upcoming anti-smog tower?
It would be a pilot project and the location to install the first tower is yet to be finalized said Harsha Kota assistant professor in the civil engineering department at IIT-Delhi. Kota further revealed that the Delhi tower would be different from its counterpart in China.
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