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Dehradun aims to become a Center of Excellence on Air Quality by pooling technical expertise in the city to undertake rigorous air quality research and implement a bold air quality action plan. Dehradun city is placing restrictions on waste burning and is reducing air pollution by making improvements to the transport and waste management systems and promoting the use of clean household fuels and technologies. By building awareness among the general public, combined with a robust city air quality action plan the city hopes to address a growing problem of air pollution in Indian cities.

Many Indian cities are suffering from alarmingly high rates of air pollution emissions. While India has specified national ambient air quality standards, many cities have not been able to meet these standards. It is in view of this and the growing demand for clean air, the central government under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) announced a comprehensive plan to overcome the challenges in over a hundred nonattainment cities The objective of the proposed clean air action plan is to meet the prescribed annual average ambient air quality standards at Dehradun City.

Clean Air Action Plan