Indian states and cities need well-designed air quality management plans to address the issue of air pollution. This necessitates the need for reliable and sufficient air quality data and modelling studies based on which policy decisions can be based. Shakti is supporting air quality monitoring and modelling that is establishing the required fact base for designing and implementing corrective measures needed to combat air pollution.
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Shakti is supporting air quality modelling studies to characterize current air quality and evaluate future scenarios both at the national level and for specific cities. The Air Pollution Knowledge Assessment (APnA) City Program highlights city-specific modelling of emissions, meteorology and source specific pollution concentrations for 20 Indian...Read more
Shakti facilitated the installation of low-cost air quality monitors in 10 cities under ‘Breathe’, an independent air quality monitoring network which provides real time measurements on air quality. By bringing this data to the forefront, Shakti aims to address the information gap that exists regarding air quality in our cities. This...Read more
According to the World Health Organisation (2014), air quality in the city of Patna is among the top 100 cities with the worst PM10 pollution globally.Given the rapid development in Bihar and especially in the Patna region, it is necessary to introduce adequate measures for better air quality.