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Real-time noise monitoring system to be set up in Pune city

In the first phase, the board will set up two systems in residential areas that will monitor round-the-clock noise pollution data, said officials

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) will set up the first-ever continuous noise pollution monitoring system in Pune city (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on May 20, 2023 10:32 PM IST
ByGayatri Vajpeyee

MPCB to restart its Star Rating Programme to evaluate industrial pollution

The Star Rating Programme was launched on World Environment Day in June 2017 to rate large industrial plants based on their emission

The sectors include cement industries, chemical industries, metal works, paper, pharmaceuticals, textile, sugar industries, and distilleries. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 20, 2023 12:04 AM IST
ByGayatri Vajpeyee

State plans major upgrade to manual air quality monitoring network

A total of 205 new manual monitoring devices, including 123 low-volume dust samplers for measuring PM2.5, and 82 high-volume samplers for monitoring PM10 -- are proposed to be deployed in more than two dozen cities; including Mumbai, which will get nine new manual monitoring stations

Mumbai, India - November 01, 2020: Installations of low-cost sensor-based air quality monitoring equipment has been completed across 15 locations in Mumbai for the first-of-its kind study in India using this technology to accurately measure harmful pollutant concentration in the air, according to the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB). The sensors measure ambient air quality based on light scattering technology using much smaller equipment as compared to existing air quality measuring technology. The readings from the equipment were relayed to MPCB and IIT-Kanpur servers from in Mumbai, India, on Sunday, November 01, 2020. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 13, 2023 10:44 PM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai

MPCB to use mobile vans to collect ambient air quality data in Pune

Maharashtra Pollution Control Board has launched five mobile air quality monitoring vans to expand monitoring systems and check ambient air quality in cities including Pune and Mumbai.

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has brought in five mobile air quality monitoring vans to expand the air quality monitoring systems and check the ambient air quality in various cities (REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE)
Updated on May 10, 2023 10:23 PM IST
ByGayatri Vajpeyee

State to get 36 new noise monitoring stations, but citizens won’t have access to data

The list of 36 new proposed monitoring sites is being finalised, and includes places across residential, commercial, industrial and ‘silence’ land-use categories. Sixteen of these sites will be present in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), with four new monitors each in Vasai-Virar, Kalyan-Dombivali, Thane and Navi Mumbai.

Mumbai, India - October 18, 2019: - Firecrackers testing for Diwali at RCF Ground, Chembur organised by MPCB and Awaaz Foundation, Mumbai, India, on October 18 2019. (Photo by Aalok Soni/ Hindustan Times) (Aalok Soni/HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 03, 2023 12:28 AM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai
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