Delhi: The Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA on Wednesday ordered closure of all the schools in Delhi-NCR for the next two days (till November 15).
The decision was taken keeping in view deteriorating air quality in the national capital region.
Pollution levels in the city hovered close to emergency level on Wednesday.
EPCA has also advised people to avoid outdoor activities and work from home if feasible.
Among the other measures to control pollution, ban on hot-mix plants and stone crushers have been extended till November 15.