India, March 15 -- Some of the major construction projects in the national capital that were hit because of a ban on construction activities at night imposed in November 2018 to fight severe levels of pollution, could soon get a fresh lease of life. With the peak pollution period coming to an end, authorities said that the ban would be lifted soon.

The Supreme Court-appointed body Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA), which monitors the implementation of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), said a decision to lift the ban would be taken soon as air quality has improved. On Thursday the AQI was recorded to be 266, the "poor" category.

"All anti-pollution measures to fight very poor and severe levels of air have ...