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Delhi government has decided to keep schools shut till November 15 due to spike in air pollution.Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has reportedly hinted at extending odd-even   scheme. The scheme is slated to end on Friday.  The Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) has asked industries not running on clean fuels to remain closed till Friday.In a statement the EPCA categorically said that hot mix plants stone crushers to be closed till morning of November 15, 2019 in all NCR (National Capital Region) districts." .
"All coal and other fuel based industries, which have not shifted to natural gas or agro-residue (with exception to power-plants) to remain closed in Faridabad, Gurugram, Noida, Greater Noida, Sonepat, Panipat and Bahdurgarh and Bhiwadi till November 15. In Delhi industries, which have not yet shifted to PNG, to remain closed till November 15," it added.
After Diwali the air quality level has deteriorated to hazardous levels."In our view, little constructive efforts have been made by the government and other stakeholders to find solution to the problem," a top court bench comprising outgoing Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice SA Bobde said.