Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution in cities, 22/11/2019. Central Pollution Control Board identified 122 non-attainment cities based on ambient air quality data for the period 2014 – 2018.The ambient air quality data of the 122 Non-attainment cities is given at Annexure-I.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Pollution in cities, 22/11/2019. Central Pollution Control Board identified 122 non-attainment cities based on ambient air quality data for the period 2014 – 2018.The ambient air quality data of the 122 Non-attainment cities is given at Annexure-I.

Recently there have been multiple discussions about air quality improvements in Delhi and some reports also mentioned that Delhi has shown a 25% decrease in air pollution levels between 2016-2018 compared to the 2012-2014 .

Like every year, CPCB has planned for air quality and noise level monitoring on selected pre-Deepawali day (21.10.2019) and on Deepawali day (27.10.2019) in Delhi. Ambient Noise was monitored at 16 locations (06 manual and 10 real-time noise monitoring). Ambient Air Quality was monitored at 37 operational Real-time monitoring stations.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of C. P. Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 17/10/2019 regarding growing pollution in the city of Kanpur on account of burning of garbage, dust and vehicular pollution resulting in adverse impact on the public health and the environment.

Air pollution causes severe environmental problems and has become a major health risk for livelihood in Delhi. With increase in population, there is an increase in emissions from various utilities as well. The main source of air pollution is crop residue burning followed by vehicular and industrial emission.

Particulate matter is the main air pollutant in China, especially in Xi'an in recent years. Since 2013, the WRF-SMOKE-CMAQ model system has been used to build an air quality model system for daily air quality forecasting in Xi'an.

This report presents the results of an air quality performance evaluation project. The goal of this project is to deploy 50 real-time air quality monitors (known as "Atmos") spread over 10 Indian cities, evaluate the performance of and provide contextual analytics of this data in periodic reports.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Most air-polluted cities, 01/07/2019. 102 non-attainment cities have been identified based on ambient air quality data for the period 2011 – 2015 and WHO report 2014/2018 and placed at Annexure-I.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Pollution in the cities, 24/06/2019. Data of 43 million plus cities has been analysed for various pollutants during 20152017. Analysis of data revealed that SO2 levels were within the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS).

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