“NEW DELHI: This year will be a test case for curbing cropstubble burning in Haryana and Punjab, and whether this will improve air quality in Delhi .

The Centre — having decided on an “in-situ management” of crop residue as opposed to collecting paddy straw to use as fuel in power generation or convert it products like bio-char used as fertiliser — has allocated funds to the affected states to subsidise farm machinery that can prevent stubble burning.”   Times of India

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Delhi looks to Punjab, Haryana for clean air