Managing Pollution in Delhi

            

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Case Code : CLBS149
Period : 2015-2016
Publication date : 2016
Teaching Note :No
Subject :Business Strategy
Case Length : 07 Pages
Countries : India
Industry : Automobiles

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Abstract: ICMR India ICMR India ICMR India ICMR India RSS Feed

This case is about managing pollution in Delhi. In the year 2014, Delhi was found to be the most polluted city in the world by the World Health Organization (WHO). Delhi government was criticized by country’s judiciary and activist groups over the steps taken to control pollution.

Issues:

How to formulate strategies to control pollution
Why do you need a pragmatic approach to solve issues related to public policy
Suggest future strategies to control pollution in Delhi

Introduction

Delhi experienced rapid growth in the recent past due to the mass migration of people into the city. One of the reasons for the large-scale migrations into Delhi when compared to other Indian cities was the lack of good cities in northern India. The growth in population and the resulting rise in economic activity resulted in a significant increase in environmental pollution. A study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2014, found that Delhi was the most polluted city in the world with a PM 2.5 of 153 micrograms per cubic meter. A PM 2.5 of more than 35.5 micrograms per cubic meter was considered to be harmful to the health of human beings. The same study also pointed out that 13 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world were in India...

Key words:
Delhi,World Health Organization,National Capital Region,Metro Rail System,Cars,Two-wheelers,Pollution,Supreme Court,Public Interest Litigation,Vehicular Pollution,Delhi Government,Delhi High Court,Delhi Transport Corp.,Diesel Particulate Filter,Particulate Matter" />

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