Status of Ambient Air Quality in 53 Metropolitan Cities of India

 

Sl. No.

Name of the City

State

2009

SO2

NO2

PM10

1

Agra

U.P.

6

21

185

2

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

16

21

94

3

Allahabad

U.P.

3

24

160

4

Amritsar

Punjab

15

35

190

5

Asansol

West Bengal

8

55

154

6

Aurangabad

Maharashtra

7

25

86

7

Bangalore

Karnataka

14

37

112

8

Bhopal

M.P.

7

17

119

9

Chandigarh

U.T.

2

15

81

10

Chennai

Tamilnadu

9

17

73

11

Coimbatore

Tamilnadu

6

27

77

12

Delhi

U.T.

6

50

252

13

Dhanbad

Jharkhand

17

41

164

14

Durg-Bhilainagar

Chattisgarh

15

25

112

15

Faridabad

Haryana

15

23

154

16

Ghaziabad

U.P.

29

31

239

17

Gwalior

M.P.

10

18

187

18

Hyderabad

A.P.

5

23

81

19

Indore

M.P.

9

17

183

20

Jabalpur

M.P.

2

24

136

21

Jaipur

Rajasthan

6

36

151

22

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

36

49

172

23

Jodhpur

Rajasthan

6

23

140

24

Kannur

Kerala

NA

NA

NA

25

Kanpur

U.P.

8

31

212

26

Kochi

Kerala

4

12

42

27

Kolkata

West Bengal

11

68

126

28

Kollam

Kerala

-

-

-

29

Kota

Rajasthan

6

24

91

30

Kozhikode

Kerala

2

9

32

31

Lucknow

U.P.

8

36

197

32

Ludhiana

Punjab

9

38

253

33

Madurai

Tamilnadu

10

25

42

34

Malappuram

Kerala

-

-

-

35

Meerut

U.P.

8

44

119

36

Mumbai

Maharashtra

6

41

117

37

Nagpur

Maharashtra

6

31

101

38

Nashik

Maharashtra

23

29

89

39

Patna

Bihar

5

37

146

40

Pune

Maharashtra

25

40

88

41

Raipur

Chattisgarh

18

46

263

42

Rajkot

Gujarat

11

15

105

43

Ranchi

Jharkhand

18

32

179

44

Srinagar

J&K

NA

NA

NA

45

Surat

Gujarat

19

26

90

46

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

9

21

61

47

Thrissur

Kerala

-

-

-

48

Tiruchirappalli

Tamilnadu

-

-

-

49

Vadodara

Gujarat

16

30

86

50

Varanasi

U.P.

17

20

125

51

Vasai-Virar

Maharashtra

NA

NA

NA

52

Vijayawada

A.P.

6

15

87

53

Visakhapatnam

A.P.

11

26

93

Note: Source: Data as reported by CPCB/SPCBs/PCCs/NEERI

‘-‘ Data not available. Data of Agra city is of Taj Mahal is sensitive Area. Data as reported in monthly summary sheet\Environmental Data Bank\Hard copy available as on date. Data for 2011 is average of data available as on date (08.08.2012). National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Residential, Industrial, Rural and others Areas (Annual average) for SO2 = 50 microgramme per cubic metre, NO2 = 40 microgramme per cubic metre and PM10 = 60 microgramme per cubic metre.
NA = No Ambient Air Quality Stations operating under NAMP in these cities during the period.

Annual average concentration in µg/m3