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With air pollution reaching 'severe' levels every winter in the national capital, the Delhi government on Monday joined hands with the Washington University to monitor real-time air quality and ide

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on WHO report on most polluted cities, 07/01/2019. Ambient air quality is monitored at 731 locations covering 312 cities/towns in 29 States and 6 Union Territories across the country under National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP). WHO Report has made assessment of Air quality data up to 2016. Comparison of Air Quality Data from WHO report for 2016 with NAMP data for 2017 reveals that the levels of PM2.5 and PM10 have decreased in 2017 in all the above-mentioned 14 cities for which NAMP data is available (Annexure).

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on High pollution areas under NCAP, 07/01/2019. In order to address the increasing air pollution across the country in a comprehensive manner, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has finalized the National Clean Air Program (NCAP) as a pan India medium term five-year national level strategy to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country.

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city was 338.

KOLKATA: A fire raging continually for at least five years at various locations in the city’s largest dump yard, Dhapa, has been identified as the biggest contributor to Kolkata’s spiking air-pollu

NEW DELHI: An IIT-Kanpur source apportionment study for Delhi is being planned with real-time analysis to provide a better understanding of the sources of pollution plaguing the capital.

GURUGRAM: The first spell of winter rain lashed Gurugram and other parts of Delhi-NCR on Sunday, bringing mercury down by several degrees and a sharp decline in air pollution levels.

GURUGRAM: GMDA has invited expression of interest from companies who want to set up the city’s air quality monitoring network.

JAIPUR: Rising level of air pollution is proving to be increasingly hazardous to the lungs.

The Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) signed two contracts worth EGP 20m with Car-Gas and Gastec to convert 4,000 cars from operating on diesel fuel to compressed nat