“The Union Environment Ministry has roped in PSUs like NTPC, Coal India and NMDC to fund the setting up of over 60 Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations across 12 cities by this year-end. The project, requiring an investment of between Rs 400-500 crore, will see new stations being set up which, unlike the existing air monitoring stations, would have better equipment to measure eight air quality parameters — PM 2.5, PM 10, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, ozone, ammonia, oxides of nitrogen and benzene, toluene and xylene (BTX) — out of 12.” Business Standard. Read it on delhiair.org.
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