Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Air pollution in metropolitan cities, 14/03/2016
Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Air pollution in metropolitan cities, 14/03/2016. Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs)/Pollution Control Committees (PCCs) are monitoring ambient air quality across the country under National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP). Three air pollutants viz., Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) and Particulate Matter size equal to or less than 10 micron (PM10), are monitored at all the 612 operating monitoring stations located in 254 cities/towns in 29 states and 5 union territories across the country. The ambient air quality data of the million plus cities is annexed.