India's first smog tower was inaugurated by chief minister Delhi Arvind Kejriwal in Connaught Place. Constructed by Tata Projects for Delhi Pollution Control Committee is built using patented downdraft air cleaning model.
The structure has been built at a cost of Rs 22 crore and according to Delhi government the tower is capable of filtering PM2.5 particles with 90 percent efficacy.
CNBC-TV18's Alisha Sachdev reports that teams from IIT-Delhi and IIT-Bombay will conduct a pilot study and recommend how many such towers will be needed for Delhi.
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