Air quality

Delhi's average air quality index this April worst for the month since 2016

The average air quality index in Delhi in April this year was 256, the worst for the month since 2016, according to CPCB data.

published on : 1st May 2022

Activists flag air pollution in SIPCOT Cuddalore, ask TNPCB to act

The SACEM alleged that the TNPCB neither has a proper continuous air monitoring system, nor has found to have taken necessary action against the polluters.

published on : 1st May 2022

Startup receives $1 million to monitor air quality in Karnataka

With concerns over worsening air quality in Karnataka, a tech startup has received $1 million in funding for the monitoring and filtration of air in the state as well as Maharashtra.

published on : 23rd April 2022

MCDs told to strictly follow rules to check dust pollution in Delhi-NCR

Civic agencies have informed that out of the total road length of around 18,540 km in Delhi, 5,085 km has been identified for mechanical sweeping, the CAQM said.

published on : 8th April 2022

NGT panel to examine complaint of pollution

The NGT’s decision was based on a complaint filed by one G Dilip Kumar, a resident of Tiryani mandal in Asifabad district. 

published on : 2nd April 2022

Hubballi air quality worst in Karnataka, Yadgir, Bengaluru follow

The air quality in Hubballi city has dropped following dust pollution and it has now figured in the data analyses released by IQAir, a Switzerland air quality technology company.

published on : 24th March 2022

Lack of policy implementation keeping air pollution problem alive in Delhi: Experts

Delhi is the world's most polluted capital for the fourth consecutive year in 2021.

published on : 23rd March 2022

World Air Quality Report 2021: Delhi continues to be most polluted capital city for fourth year

None of the cities in India meet the World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guideline of 5 micrograms per cubic metre.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Hyderabad among world's most polluted cities

While not mentioning specifically what has led to the rise in particulate pollution in Hyderabad, the report suggests India’s rising vehicular pollution is the culprit

published on : 22nd March 2022

Number of ‘bad air’ days decreasing, claims CAQM

The steps include cracking down on polluting industries, diesel generator (DG) sets, dust management at construction sites, clamping down on polluting vehicles and regulating steps taken by state govt

published on : 8th March 2022

Novel initiative a boost for medical research  

On February 14 this year, a new initiative got a major push in Bengaluru. It promises to usher in a breath of fresh air in medical treatment and research, integrated with science and engineering.

published on : 5th March 2022

Vijayawada city to get four air quality monitoring stations

According to the officials, tender procedure for the project has been completed and each station will be set up at an estimated cost of Rs 1 crore in the proposed locations.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Air quality around thermal power plants in Thoothukudi still poor 

A report of State Pollution Control Board (PCB) said the Air Quality Index (AQI) at the cluster of thermal power plants in the district is still poor due to high level of particulate matter.

published on : 26th February 2022

Industries in Delhi must obtain consent from Pollution Control Committee to function

In a public notice, the DPCC said violation of the norms could entail effective closure of a unit or disconnection of electricity and water supplies to it.

published on : 20th February 2022

400 units violating Air Quality norms issued closure notice

A total of 94 sites in Delhi, 92 in Haryana, 173 in UP & 48 in NCR Rajasthan to shut

published on : 19th February 2022
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