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Air Quality Index of Sikkim

 

AMBIENT AIR QUALITY MONITORING REPORT FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMEBR (1st WEEK) 2019

 

The quality of ambient air remains unaffected during the month of December 1st week 2019 i.e. 3.12.2019 and 5.12.2019 and as per the AQI, the quality of air at all  locations are good except the pollutants level of Singtam and Deorali (Gangtok) are found satisfactory due to maximum movement of vehicles in the surrounding area.

 

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LOCATION

AIR QUALITY INDEX

NAME OF STATION

03.12.2019

05.12.2019

1

RANGPO,  East Sikkim

45 (Good)

50 (Good)

2

SINGTAM, East Sikkim

51 (Satisfactory)

52(Satisfactory)

3

DEORALI, East Sikkim

55 (Satisfactory)

58 (Satisfactory)

4

RAVANGLA, South Sikkim

28(Good)

25 (Good)

5

NAMCHI, South Sikkim

27(Good)

25 (Good)

6

PELLING, West Sikkim

25(Good)

24(Good)

7

MANGAN, North Sikkim

29(Good)

29(Good)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: Air quality monitoring at Chungthang, North Sikkim was not done due to technical issue.

 

 
 

 

 

National AQI Category and its associated health impacts

AQI-Standards

 

 

 

 

 

Last 6 Months AQI of Eight Stations at Sikkim (Source: SPCB Sikkim)

 

SN

Year

Rangpo

Singtam

Gangtok

Ravangla

Namchi

Pelling

Chungthang

Mangan

1.

Dec ’18 (07/12/18)

90

71

54

26

32

30

35

51

2.

Jan ’19 (29/01/19)

92

60

57

26

33

32

27

60

3.

Feb ’19 (28/02/19)

45

57

59

31

35

33

35

34

4.

Mar ’19 (26/03/19)

75

47

55

25

32

32

27

47

5.

Apr ’19 (18/04/19)

58

42

27

20

30

27

35

47

6.

May ’19 (30/05/19)

30

33

57

22

33

18

27

18

 

 

 Source: State Pollution Control Board Sikkim

 

 

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