Fog and cold continue to grip Delhi on January 15 late night. Intense cold weather conditions are disrupting the normal lives. Parts of the northern India are reeling under severe cold. The visibility was extremely reduced to 100 metres in multiple areas. Minimum temperature dropped to 2 degrees Celsius.
On the escalating scare of bird flu in the country, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on January 09 announced ban of import of live birds in Delhi and the Ghazipur poultry market will remain closed for 10 days. "We have sent some samples to a lab in Jalandhar, the reports will come by day after tomorrow. Delhi Government will take the necessary decision based on reports. Delhi Government is following guidelines issued by the Centre Government. Veterinary officers are doing surveillance at Ghazipur poultry market, Delhi zoo and DDA parks at Hauz Khas village, Dwarka, Paschim Vihar. We have sent 104 samples to Jalandhar for testing. The import of live birds is being banned in Delhi from today and the Ghazipur poultry market will remain closed for 10 days," said Delhi CM.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on December 29 announced that in view of coronavirus, dry ration kits will be distributed to the school students under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme for the next 6 months. He said, "Ever since corona happened, people are facing a lot of problems. Delhi Government has started online classes and now almost 94% children are getting benefit through it. From today, dry ration kits including dal, wheat, rice, etc will be given to school students under the Mid-Day Meal Scheme for the next 6 months. Around 8 lakh families will benefit from this scheme."
Air quality recorded unhealthy in the national capital, Delhi on October 22. Since last week, the air of Delhi has been in the 'poor' and 'unhealthy' category. Air Quality Index (AQI), near ITO PM 2.5..