National Air Quality Index

Our report will open talks on need for better clean action plan: Greenpeace

Downplaying Greenpeace India's recent report which said India overtook China's air pollution levels in 2015, the Centre Tuesday said the study was based on "extrapolated and constructed" data "without" field validation.

Mar 16, 2016, 00:26 AM IST

Delhi air quality very hazardous: People advised to stay at home

Air quality in Delhi tonight plunged to the 'very poor' level with real-time readings of PM 2.5, the tiniest and most damaging of all the particulate matters, breaching the 'severe' category in areas across the national capital.

Dec 23, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Delhi just tip of India's air pollution iceberg: Greenpeace

As many as 15 Indian cities possess air quality index far over than the prescribed standards and Delhi is just the "tip of the air pollution iceberg", said a Greenpeace study released on Tuesday.

Dec 15, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

North India met red alert air norms for 30 days: Greenpeace

If India had an air quality monitoring system as robust as that of Beijing, a large portion of north India would have been on red alert for over 30 days between September and November, NGO Greenpeace said on Thursday.

Dec 10, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Delhi: Contest seeks ideas from public for cleaner environment

The competition is focused on improving air and water quality in the capital by inviting innovative ideas from citizens, civic leaders, academics, corporations, and other institutions across India.

Dec 01, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Delhi pollution levels soar as temperatures plummet

Air pollution on Monday was at alarming levels in parts of Delhi.

Nov 03, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Greenpeace urges India to improve 'National Air Quality Index'

Claiming that the current information dissemination system was "unreliable", Greenpeace India today urged the government to make improvements to the National Air Quality Index (NAQI).

Oct 18, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

Greenpeace launches 'clean air' campaign, seeks improved NAQI

Greenpeace India Tuesday launched its 'Clean Air Nation' movement and appealed to the government for "urgent" improvements to National Air Quality Index (NAQI) to help citizens tackle pollution effectively.

Sep 22, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

NDA not different from UPA in green clearances: CSE

Despite widespread perception, the NDA government's record of giving green clearances has "not" been different from the previous UPA regime and it has brought "selective" changes to regulations in the name of streamlining the system without strengthening grass-root institutions, a green body said on Tuesday.

May 26, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

India lags behind on scale conducting air quality checks: Greenpeace

India lags far behind on the scale on which air quality checks are conducted, according to an analysis by Greenpeace.

Apr 22, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

PM Modi wants countrymen to change their lifestyle to save environment

Blaming changing lifestyle of people as the reason for environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said increasing consumerism was at the root of the climate crisis and advocated

Apr 06, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Greenpeace on national air quality index: Worried over lack of action, implementation

Greenpeace India has welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s initiative of launching the National Air Quality Index (NAQI) on Monday. 

Apr 06, 2015, 18:13 PM IST

PM Modi launches nation's first air quality index

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the first national air quality index at the start of a two-day Environment Ministry national conference which is seen as a final step of consultation

Apr 06, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

PM to launch national air quality index today

In an effort to tackle the menace of air pollution, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today launch the first national air quality index in ten cities across the country.

Apr 06, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

PM Modi launches air quality index, says India is ready to take lead in environment protection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the first national air quality index at the start of a two-day Environment Ministry national conference which is seen as a final step of consultations and taking states on board before bringing amendments in existing green laws.

Apr 06, 2015, 09:21 AM IST

National conference to finalise changes in environment laws

The government will hold a two-day national conference next week as a final step of consultations before bringing amendments in existing green laws and also launch a comprehensive National Air Quality Index to inform people about air quality.

Mar 31, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

Air quality index launched

Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday launched the National Air Quality Index (AQI), an initiative to help the common man to judge the air quality within his vicinity.

Oct 17, 2014, 20:14 PM IST