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AMBIENT AIR QUALITY MONITORING REPORT DURING LOCKDOWN May 25- June10, 2020

 

 

The State Pollution Control Board Sikkim has been conducting ambient air quality monitoring under the National Ambient Air Monitoring Programme in eight stations in the state of Sikkim. As per the analysis conducted during the month of September 2020, the ambient air quality in the state has been well within the permissible limits as per the provisions of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. Air quality is categorized into various indices such as good, satisfactory, moderate, poor, very poor & severe.

 

 

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LOCATION

AIR QUALITY INDEX

NAME OF STATION

01.09 2020

08.09.2020

15.09.2020

24.09.2020

1

RANGPO,  East Sikkim

62

(Satisfactory)

59

(Satisfactory)

60

(Satisfactory)

24  (Good)

2

SINGTAM, East Sikkim

43 (Good)

48 (Good)

30 (Good)

39 (Good)

3

DEORALI, East Sikkim

28 (Good)

28 (Good)

28 (Good)

29 (Good)

4

RAVANGLA, South Sikkim

20 (Good)

18 (Good)

22 (Good)

19 (Good)

5

NAMCHI, South Sikkim

23 (Good)

21 (Good)

18 (Good)

20 (Good)

6

PELLING, West Sikkim

14 (Good)

14 (Good)

15 (Good)

19 (Good)

7

MANGAN, North Sikkim

20 (Good)

13 (Good)

31 (Good)

16 (Good)

8

CHUNGTHANG, North Sikkim

13 (Good)

14 (Good)

21 (Good)

16 (Good)

 

 

 

National AQI Category and its associated health impacts

AQI-Standards

 

 

 

Previous 5 Months AQI of Eight Stations at Sikkim (Source: SPCB Sikkim)

 

 

 

SN

Year

Rangpo

Singtam

Gangtok

Ravangla

Namchi

Pelling

Chungthang

Mangan

1.

Sep ’19 (26/09/19)

55

48

28

27

35

9

16

24

2.

Oct ’19 (28/10/19)

NA

NA

43

26

25

26

NA

22

3.

Nov ’19 (29/11/19)

61

53

47

28

28

23

22

35

4.

Dec ’19 (12/12/19)

66

54

45

25

28

19

NA

38

5.

Jan '20 (09/01/20)

77

51

52

27

26

28

NA

18

 

 

 

 Source: State Pollution Control Board Sikkim

 

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