Status of Ambient Air Quality in 53 Metropolitan Cities of India

 

Sl. No.

Name of the City

State

2010

SO2

NO2

PM10

1

Agra

U.P.

5

20

185

2

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

15

21

95

3

Allahabad

U.P.

4

24

218

4

Amritsar

Punjab

14

36

219

5

Asansol

West Bengal

8

66

141

6

Aurangabad

Maharashtra

6

21

75

7

Bangalore

Karnataka

14

31

89

8

Bhopal

M.P.

9

18

133

9

Chandigarh

U.T.

2

16

92

10

Chennai

Tamilnadu

9

15

59

11

Coimbatore

Tamilnadu

5

27

78

12

Delhi

U.T.

5

55

261

13

Dhanbad

Jharkhand

15

36

184

14

Durg-Bhilainagar

Chattisgarh

9

22

109

15

Faridabad

Haryana

18

29

164

16

Ghaziabad

U.P.

30

37

290

17

Gwalior

M.P.

12

20

308

18

Hyderabad

A.P.

5

24

79

19

Indore

M.P.

14

18

120

20

Jabalpur

M.P.

2

25

135

21

Jaipur

Rajasthan

6

37

164

22

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

35

48

153

23

Jodhpur

Rajasthan

6

22

181

24

Kannur

Kerala

NA

NA

NA

25

Kanpur

U.P.

7

34

203

26

Kochi

Kerala

4

11

36

27

Kolkata

West Bengal

11

62

99

28

Kollam

Kerala

3

15

47

29

Kota

Rajasthan

10

29

132

30

Kozhikode

Kerala

2

9

42

31

Lucknow

U.P.

8

34

204

32

Ludhiana

Punjab

9

32

214

33

Madurai

Tamilnadu

11

25

47

34

Malappuram

Kerala

2

5

30

35

Meerut

U.P.

8

47

166

36

Mumbai

Maharashtra

4

19

97

37

Nagpur

Maharashtra

7

33

113

38

Nashik

Maharashtra

21

26

77

39

Patna

Bihar

7

40

181

40

Pune

Maharashtra

29

39

82

41

Raipur

Chattisgarh

15

43

289

42

Rajkot

Gujarat

13

17

96

43

Ranchi

Jharkhand

19

35

172

44

Srinagar

J&K

NA

NA

NA

45

Surat

Gujarat

16

24

76

46

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

9

24

56

47

Thrissur

Kerala

2

7

31

48

Tiruchirappalli

Tamilnadu

-

-

-

49

Vadodara

Gujarat

17

29

93

50

Varanasi

U.P.

18

20

127

51

Vasai-Virar

Maharashtra

NA

NA

NA

52

Vijayawada

A.P.

6

14

93

53

Visakhapatnam

A.P.

7

16

71

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