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Delhi: 55 more stations to monitor pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2017

Monitoring of air quality, which forms the basis of the graded response action plan to curb air pollution in Delhi-NCR, has been patchy for long. In the 46,208 square kilometre area that forms...

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On-road emission tests to be mandatory from 2020

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 13, 2017

On-road emission tests for vehicles plying on Indian roads will be mandatory once the Bharat Stage VI norm kicks in from 2020, for which testing agency ARAI is developing a unified test cycle....

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Govt asks pollution watchdogs to get their instruments calibrated to maintain accuracy

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 20, 2016

Admitting that most of the pollution measuring and biomedical equipment are "not calibrated as per standards in the country which affects quality of the measured data", the Centre has asked...

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Government and Intel join hands for developing solutions for real-time air and river water quality monitoring

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 12, 2016

Indian government and the US multinational technology company, Intel, on Thursday joined hands for development of state-of-art solutions for real-time air and river water quality monitoring. ...

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Delhi govt plans 20 centres to monitor PM 2.5 and PM 10

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 28, 2016

Authorities in the national capital plan to have around 20 monitoring stations that will exclusively measure the levels of ultrafine particulates PM 2.5 and PM 10, the dominant pollutants in...

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Delhi govt gears up to check pollution ahead of Diwali

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 30, 2016

With a WHO report ranking Delhi among most polluted cities in the world, the AAP government today decided to initiate steps, including awareness drives against burning Chinese fire crackers, dry...

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Subject Tags: air pollution , monitoring

Continuous pollution monitoring initiative loses momentum

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 28, 2016

The inadequacy of existing mechanisms to monitor, control and report pollution gives a leeway to most industries in India. They falsely show compliance to emission norms and get away with under-...

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Indian Govt Makes Real World Emission Testing Mandatory

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 21, 2016

As a part of the crackdown against the increasing menace of pollution in India, the government has now made it mandatory to randomly test at least half of the cars produced from a manufacturer’s...

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IIT-M finds way to measure vehicle pollution in real time

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 16, 2016

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) have developed a “real-time exhaust emission prediction model,” stated to be for the first time, that can help manage urban air...

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High concentration of harmful pollutants found in Firozabad: NEERI

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2016

A study by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to gauge pollution level in Firozabad which is a part of Taj Trapezium Zone has revealed that the level of harmful PM10...

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