Delhi has got its first smog tower which aims to provide relief from the pollution menace, the prototype of a first-of-a-first of its kind large air-purifier or smog tower has been installed at the busy central market in south Dehli Lajpat Nagar. Gautam Gambhir, BJP MP inaugurated the smog tower on Friday.
The smog tower which has been installed is likely to treat 600,000 cubic meter air per day. It will collect 75% of two kinds of pollutants that are a particulate matter of 2.5 and 10. Subsequently, the smog tower or the large air purifier will emit purified air which will create a bubble of fresh air around it. It has been said that smog tower will have an impact in the radius of 500 meters to 750 meters.