The air quality in the national capital improved to the "good" category on Thursday. As per data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 9 am stood at 96.
According to officials in New Delhi, the air quality has improved in the last few days, reversing the curbs enforced under Stage II of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP).
Air pollution in the 'severe' category affects healthy people and seriously impacts children and those with existing diseases, according to the CPCB.
On Saturday, Parts of Delhi recorded light rain evening with the maximum temperature settling five notches below the season's average at 28.4 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department said.
Another parent suggested that children who have their boards exams can keep coming to school for a limited period of time while the juniors can stay at home.
In New Delhi, The National Green Tribunal has formed a panel to verify the allegations of severe air pollution in and around the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).