The average air quality index in Delhi in April this year was 256, the worst for the month since 2016, according to CPCB data.
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.
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.
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.
The NGT’s decision was based on a complaint filed by one G Dilip Kumar, a resident of Tiryani mandal in Asifabad district.
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.
Delhi is the world's most polluted capital for the fourth consecutive year in 2021.
None of the cities in India meet the World Health Organization (WHO) air quality guideline of 5 micrograms per cubic metre.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A total of 94 sites in Delhi, 92 in Haryana, 173 in UP & 48 in NCR Rajasthan to shut