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Delhi’s air quality in ‘severe’ category

The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 426 which falls in the ‘severe’ category, according to data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) said the city’s air quality has “improved significantly” since Thursday, but the ... Read More »

Air quality reaches hazardous level in Delhi, NCR

Partly as a result of smoke from crackers, the overall air quality index (AQI) in Delhi jumped to 574 which falls in the “severe-plus emergency” category, according to data by the Centre-run SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research). A new SAFAR report said the severe conditions ... Read More »

Delhi’s air quality on brink of turning severe

The overall air quality index of Delhi was recorded at 392, which falls in the ‘very poor’ category and is just eight points from turning severe. On Tuesday, Delhi’s air quality slipped to severe category, prompting authorities to issue a slew of directions including ban on construction activities along with ... Read More »

Delhi’s air quality deteriorates, slides towards ‘severe’

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the overall Air Quality Index of Delhi at 358 Friday morning, which falls in the ‘very poor’ category. An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 “moderate”, 201 and 300 “poor”, 301 and 400 “very ... Read More »

SBI to purchase good quality assets from NBFCs

State Bank of India (SBI) will purchase good quality assets worth Rs 45,000 crore from NBFCs (non-banking finance companies) which are facing liquidity crisis triggered by a series of debt repayment defaults by financial conglomerate IL&FS and its subsidiaries. Earlier, the bank had planned for a growth of Rs 15,000 ... Read More »

Delhi’s air quality ‘severe’ due to dust storm in western India

High pollution levels in Delhi are mainly due to the dust storms from the desert state, the ministry said after air quality in the national capital deteriorated beyond “severe” level. It has also alerted major construction agencies, municipal corporations and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to ensure water sprinkling, and ... Read More »

Tata Power organizes annual Power Quality Conference 2018

Tata Power has organized industry’s first annual conference on Power Quality (PQ) in Mumbai. The conference was arranged to provide customers with a common forum of subject matter experts (SMEs), power and transmission utility. The aim of the event was to discuss the latest available solutions for monitoring and possible ... Read More »

IoT for Better Air Quality Monitoring

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 5.5 million people worldwide die each year as a result of air pollution. Many of these deaths occur in large cities, where exhaust from cars, factories, and power plants fills the air with hazardous particles. In response to a growing concern ... Read More »