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Poor Air Quality To Remain A Problem In India Despite Pollution Control Policies, Says Study

In 2015, more than half of the Indian population, about 670 million citizens, were exposed to PM2.5 concentrations that did not comply with India’s NAAQS for PM2.5 (40 mg/m3)
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The study also suggests that the government of India must design state-specific policies to comply with National Ambient Air Quality Standards and embrace a low-carbon growth model to ensure better air quality for its citizens ...
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Gurugram Is The Most Polluted City In The World, 15 Of The Top 20 Polluted Cities Are Indian: Greenpeace Study

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A recent study by Greenpeace and IQAir AirVisual says that Gurugram and Ghaziabad are the most polluted cities in the world followed by Faridabad, Bhiwadi and Noida ...
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Air Pollution Crisis: Does India Have Enough Air Quality Monitoring Stations?

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Several experts have pointed out the gaps in air quality monitoring in India, here’s all you need to know ...
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Air Pollution Kills Around 6 Lakh Children Every Year, Says United Nations

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According to the UN Special Rapporteur, more than 6 billion people, one-third of them children, are regularly inhaling extremely polluted air putting their life, health and well-being at risk ...
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High Wind Speed Keeps Delhi’s Air Pollution In Check

High Wind Speed Keeps Delhi's Air Pollution In Check
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After a short relief, air pollution in Delhi shift back to the moderate category with the air quality index (AQI) at 132 from AQI at 99, in satisfactory category on Wednesday ...
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Kolkata To Have 5 More Automatic Air Quality Monitoring Stations By March

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At present, there are eight automatic air quality monitoring stations and 75 manual stations in West Bengal, out of which 17 are in Kolkata ...
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Delhi’s Air Quality Improves To ‘Satisfactory’ Category Due To Increased Wind Speed

Delhi's Air Quality Improves To 'Satisfactory' Category Due To Increased Wind Speed
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High wind speed in the national capital Delhi helped in the dispersion of pollutants, taking down the air quality index from 119 to 99 in satisfactory category ...
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India’s Coal Power Plants ‘Unhealthiest’ In The World, Study Reveals

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A study from Switzerland reveals coal power plants in India release the most toxic elements like particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and mercury, thus damaging the health of many people around the world ...
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Air Pollution: Delhi Air Quality Improves To Moderate As National Capital Region Witnesses Rain

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Owing to the rainfall in the region, citizens of the national capital region breathed a sigh of relief as they experienced an air quality between ‘moderate’ and ‘satisfactory’ ...
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National Clean Air Programme Gets Support From The Energy And Resources Institute, Bloomberg Philanthropies

National Clean Air Programme Gets Support From The Energy And Resources Institute, Bloomberg Philanthropies
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The central government has collaborated with the TERI, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation to bring together research and civil society organisations to offer technical assistance on air quality issues in support of the NCAP ...
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Airpocalypse III: A Tale Of The Air Quality Of Indian Cities And The Efficacy Of National Clean Air Programme

Airpocalypse III: A Tale Of The Air Quality Of Indian Cities And The Efficacy Of National Clean Air Programme
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The report titled Airpocalypse III published by Greenpeace India surveyed the data from 313 cities across the country and found that as many as 241 cities were violating the air quality standards while the National Clean Air Programme targets only 102 cities thus leaving out a large number of cities with toxic air quality ...
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Air Pollution: Centre To Install 450 Real-Time, 1,500 Manual Air Quality Monitoring Systems In India By 2024

Air Pollution: Centre To Install 450 Real-Time, 1,500 Manual Air Quality Monitoring Systems In India By 2024
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As the country battles deteriorating air quality, the Central government has decided to increase the number of real-time air quality monitoring systems from the current 150 to a total of 450 and manual monitoring systems from the current 731 to a total of 1500 in the next five years ...
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