Most polluted cities in India




By TwoCircles.net staff reporter

New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board(CPCB) is running a nation-wide programme of ambient air quality monitoring known as National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP). Based on the monitoring of ambient air quality, fifty-one (51) non-attainment cities have been identified in the country in which the prescribed Respirable Particulate Matter (RSPM) levels, specified under the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), are not met.

The list of cities and their pollution level :

Order

City

RSPM Annual average concentration during 2005 (Res. Areas)

1

Gobindgarh

250

2

Ludhiana

232

3

Raipur

192

4

Lucknow

186

5

Kanpur

178

6

Jalandhar

175

7

Alwar

160

8

Jharia

156

9

Dehradun

150

10

Faridabad

148

11

Agra

147

12

Ahmedabad

134

13

Vapi

134

14

Solapur

129

15

Jamnagar

129

16

Indore

126

17

Ankaleshwar

126

18

Satna

124

19

Surat

124

20

Dhanbad

121

21

Bhilai

118

22

Delhi

115

23

Howrah

113

24

Guwahati

112

25

Kolkata

110

26

Patna

109

27

Nagda

108

28

Jodhpur

107

29

Nasik

105

30

Chandrapur

105

31

Kota

104

32

Varanasi

103

33

Pune

101

34

Visakhapatnam

96

35

Rourkela

93

36

Vadodara

90

37

Chandigarh

89

38

Jabalpur

82

39

Jaipur

80

40

Mumbai

79

41

Udaipur

78

42

Trivendrum

77

43

Korba

75

44

Hyderabad

75

45

Rayagada

75

46

Bangalore

68

47

Nagpur

67

48

Kozhikode

67

49

Titicorin

65

50

Angul

65

51

Gajraula

60

Note :- The data of Jharia is of industrial area and data of
Agra is of Taj Mahal (Sensitive area)

 

Comments

Position in Kakinada

This is Umar from Kakinada. Recently Kakinada has established so many offshore and onshore companies. But it is not there in the list. I would like to know the position of Kakinada.

pollute cities

i this some wrong information

this cannot be true. I dont

this cannot be true. I dont like it. Dehradun is too small to be 9th in this list. Pune should be ranked 1 :)

sonebhadra district near varanasi

i think it is most polluted district due to power plants constructions. and i want to Know the condition.

position of kanpur

this can't be true because position of lucknow can't be above kanpur