air quality index

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

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

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

Karnataka's Chamarajanagar has best air quality among Indian cities: CPCB data

Chamarajanagar has the best air quality among 132 cities in the country, as per the Air Quality Index (AQI) by the Central Pollution Control Board.

published on : 19th February 2022

AQI in Maharashtra's Chandrapur city crosses 400; fog apparent trigger

An official said that their stations have registered the air quality index in Chandrapur exceeding 400 on Monday and the air quality index at Chandrapur Thermal Power Station crossing 325.

published on : 24th January 2022

Bengaluru city retains air quality of 2020 lockdown: Centre for Science and Environment data

For Bengaluru, the number of 'good' AQI days in 2021 stood at 208 -- just marginally lower than the 214 days recorded in 2020.

published on : 22nd January 2022

As funds lie unused, Chennai pollution levels rise, Thoothukudi data stay shrouded

Besides, Rs 3.06 crore received under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) remains unutilised due to officials’ apathy.

published on : 11th January 2022

Delhi sees highest rainfall for January in last 27 years, air quality sees improvement

The record rainfall led to waterlogging at several low-lying areas, including New Friends Colony, Pul Prahladpur, Ring Road and Mandawali among others.

published on : 8th January 2022

Kerala's air quality index within ‘satisfactory’ level

It goes beyond ‘very unhealthy’ on rare occasions; AQI reading at Vyttila in Kochi ‘unhealthy for the sensitive group’ from mid-Jan to June  

published on : 5th January 2022

Delhi air quality still in ‘very poor’ zone: Experts

The air quality index (AQI) in the national capital was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category on Saturday morning, according to data issued by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

published on : 28th November 2021

Emergency steps cured Delhi air: Survey

Scientists have attributed the reduction in air pollution to the restrictions on polluting activities such as construction, thermal power plants and truck movement in the NCR.

published on : 24th November 2021

Slight rise in minimum temperature in Delhi; air quality in poor category

The minimum temperature on Monday was recorded at 12 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Low wind, less sunlight affect air quality in Delhi

The pollution situation in the city is likely to remain similar at least till November 21, after which winds are likely to be strong and help in dispersion.

published on : 20th November 2021

Karnataka's Madikeri, Gadag top India in good air quality

Apart from Gadag, four districts of North Karnataka were also in the ‘Good’ AQI category — Hubballi (35), Bagalkot (23), Yadgir (30) and Bidar (41).  

published on : 18th November 2021

Delhi gears up for India’s first sustained car-free citizen initiative

The Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi, a think tank of the Delhi Government, is organising six ‘Raahgiri Days’, India’s first sustained car-free citizen initiative.

published on : 14th November 2021
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