Gurugram, June 29 -- A 14-member delegation, led by members of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), visited the city on Friday to hold talks and workshops with local officials of the Haryana State Pollution Control Board as part of a "scoping mission" under the Centre's National Clean Air Programme (NCAP).

Gurugram was added to the NCAP's updated list of non-attainment cities on June 5. Accordingly, the HSPCB will be required to create city-specific reports and action plans to curb air pollution in both Gurugram and Faridabad. The NCAP is a pollution control initiative launched in January by the ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC).

Ritesh Singh, joint secretary, MoEFCC, said, "The UNDP is one of many b...