Aurangabad Smart City Development Corporation Ltd. (ASCDCL), the special purpose vehicle formed for the implementation of the Smart City project in Aurangabad, has hired KEC International Ltd. for the master system integrator (MSI) project. The data recorded by ASCDCL is well within the limits of CPCB standards. Below are the details of PM10, PM2.5, AQI, Noise , and Temperature recorded at ASCDCL dashboard during the month of Jan 2020 and April 2020
Resuspended road dust and construction dust are major PM10 contributors. With limited traffic, road dust is under control, and with a complete ban on construction activities, the overall PM10 level has dropped to its lowest day-wise average, at 22μg/m3. For Jan 2020, the monthly average PM10 level in Aurangabad was 87 μg/m3
|Month||Max PM10||Min PM10||Avg PM10|
PM2.5 is the critical pollutant of Aurangabad, and the rest of India. During the winter haze, this graph is permanently shaded red or brown ( Max 251 ug/m3 was recorded in Jan 2020), Before the lockdown, the high winds of spring had already lowered the PM2.5 levels. After the lockdown began, the lowest daily average was 8.77μg/m3, with an average of 19μg/m3. The main contributor to PM2.5 is combustion. With most local activities at a minimum, what we are seeing is the background baseline concentration.
|Month||Max PM 2.5||Min PM 2.5||Avg PM 2.5|
|Month||Max AQI||Min AQI||Avg AQI|
|Month||Max noise||Min noise||Avg noise|
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