Status of Ambient Air Quality in 53 Metropolitan Cities of India

 

Sl. No.

Name of the City

State

2011

SO2

NO2

PM10

1

Agra

U.P.

3

23

155

2

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

14

25

83

3

Allahabad

U.P.

5

20

258

4

Amritsar

Punjab

14

26

210

5

Asansol

West Bengal

7

56

145

6

Aurangabad

Maharashtra

8

31

83

7

Bangalore

Karnataka

14

28

91

8

Bhopal

M.P.

4

16

170

9

Chandigarh

U.T.

2

16

102

10

Chennai

Tamilnadu

9

24

92

11

Coimbatore

Tamilnadu

4

26

102

12

Delhi

U.T.

6

61

222

13

Dhanbad

Jharkhand

16

36

207

14

Durg-Bhilainagar

Chattisgarh

8

22

104

15

Faridabad

Haryana

20

43

174

16

Ghaziabad

U.P.

31

39

231

17

Gwalior

M.P.

12

20

311

18

Hyderabad

A.P.

5

28

74

19

Indore

M.P.

12

14

132

20

Jabalpur

M.P.

2

25

73

21

Jaipur

Rajasthan

6

37

139

22

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

36

48

152

23

Jodhpur

Rajasthan

5

23

168

24

Kannur

Kerala

NA

NA

NA

25

Kanpur

U.P.

10

31

183

26

Kochi

Kerala

3

13

38

27

Kolkata

West Bengal

12

65

113

28

Kollam

Kerala

4

20

53

29

Kota

Rajasthan

7

31

139

30

Kozhikode

Kerala

2

8

46

31

Lucknow

U.P.

8

33

189

32

Ludhiana

Punjab

11

28

221

33

Madurai

Tamilnadu

11

24

44

34

Malappuram

Kerala

2

5

30

35

Meerut

U.P.

5

45

123

36

Mumbai

Maharashtra

5

33

116

37

Nagpur

Maharashtra

8

35

108

38

Nashik

Maharashtra

25

27

96

39

Patna

Bihar

4

36

158

40

Pune

Maharashtra

32

58

113

41

Raipur

Chattisgarh

15

42

310

42

Rajkot

Gujarat

13

18

98

43

Ranchi

Jharkhand

18

35

165

44

Srinagar

J&K

NA

NA

NA

45

Surat

Gujarat

20

29

106

46

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

10

23

58

47

Thrissur

Kerala

2

14

33

48

Tiruchirappalli

Tamilnadu

-

-

-

49

Vadodara

Gujarat

18

30

92

50

Varanasi

U.P.

17

20

127

51

Vasai-Virar

Maharashtra

NA

NA

NA

52

Vijayawada

A.P.

6

11

90

53

Visakhapatnam

A.P.

13

21

80

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