What is Air Pollution?

  • Clean air is a basic human right
  • Everyone should have access to easy-to-understand air quality reports
  • Air quality reports should be free
  • Air quality data sets should be open #opendata

Air pollution is a global public health emergency. Currently people in India are breathing toxic air that does not meet WHO's clean air guidelines.


Where are India's
most polluted districts?

The health effects of air pollution are staggering. According to a story in The Guardian, air pollution may damage every organ and virtually every cell in the human body. Yes, air pollution increases the risk of heart attacks, lung cancer, asthma and COPD, but it is also known to exacerbate depression and also increase violent crime in a city.

Maldah, West Bengal

PM2.5 forecast is 98.6 µg/m3

Sahibganj, Jharkhand

PM2.5 forecast is 89.8 µg/m3

Kolkata, West Bengal

PM2.5 forecast is 89.5 µg/m3

Katihar, Bihar

PM2.5 forecast is 89.4 µg/m3

Murshidabad, West Bengal

PM2.5 forecast is 80.6 µg/m3

Purnia, Bihar

PM2.5 forecast is 80.2 µg/m3

Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal

PM2.5 forecast is 78.2 µg/m3

What is Air Pollution?