The “Smoke Tower” is India’s first smoke tower, which was completed today in Delhi. This 20-meter-high building is installed in Connaught Place, an elegant shopping district in the center of the capital.
This huge air purifier will be up and running in a few weeks, at the end of the monsoon season, and should make the air within one square kilometer more breathable. After this first experimental tower, today’s ribbon-cutting government of Arvind Kejriwal expects to install ten more in the most crowded areas of the capital: according to the Hindustan Times, the total cost of the project will be 2.7 million US dollar. US dollar.
Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai stated that the decision to complete the project will be made after investigating the results obtained from the first tower. Recently, Delhi’s air quality has become worse and worse: pollution reaches unacceptable peaks in the winter and increases exponentially from mid-October to the end of February. According to the latest research by IQAir, the Swiss Global Pollution Control Center, 35 of the 50 most polluted cities in the world are in India.
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