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Air Quality Index of Sikkim

 

AMBIENT AIR QUALITY MONITORING REPORT FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH (2ND WEEK) 2019

 

As per the findings of the ambient air quality monitoring, the quality of ambient air remains unaffected during the month of March 2nd week 2019 (i.e. 12.03.2019 and 14.03.2019) and as per the AQI, the quality of air at all  locations are good except the pollutants level of Rangpo, Singtam, Deorali (Gangtok), Pelling and Mangan which are higher due to maximum movement of vehicles in the surrounding area.

 

 

SN

LOCATION

AIR QUALITY INDEX

NAME OF STATION

12.03.2019

14.03.2019

1

RANGPO,  East Sikkim

93 (Satisfactory)

96 (Satisfactory)

2

SINGTAM, East Sikkim

58 (Satisfactory)

62 (Satisfactory)

3

DEORALI, Gangtok, East Sikkim

78 (Satisfactory)

82 (Satisfactory)

4

RAVANGLA, South Sikkim

24 (Good)

24 (Good)

5

NAMCHI, South Sikkim

Not Available

38 (Good)

6

PELLING, West Sikkim

56 (Satisfactory)

61 (Satisfactory)

7

CHUNGTHANG, North Sikkim

30 (Good)

34 (Good)

8

MANGAN, North Sikkim

51 (Satisfactory)

37 (Good)

 

 

Note: Data of Namchi Station (Station code- 900) dated: 12.03.2019 is not available due to failure of RDS Time Totaliser.

 

 

 

  National AQI Category and its associated health impacts

AQI-Standards

 

 

 

 

 

Last 5 Months (Jan-Jun) AQI of Eight Stations at Sikkim (Source: SPCB Sikkim)

 

SN

Year

Rangpo

Singtam

Gangtok

Ravangla

Namchi

Pelling

Chungthang

Mangan

1.

Jan ’18 (25/01/18)

89

87

67

34

24

33

24

26

2.

Feb ’18 (22/02/18)

92

100

56

27

23

33

26

39

3.

Mar ’18 (27/03/18)

86

91

51

40

31

77

40

55

4.

Apr ’18 (19/04/18)

52

34

50

29

33

30

35

26

5.

Jun ’18 (21/06/18)

63

No data

89

21

23

15

No data

No data

 

 

 

 

 Source: State Pollution Control Board Sikkim

 

 

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