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Ambient Air Quality Monitoring

Air Quality Index (Average of 24 hours – From 6. 00 A.M to 6.00 A.M)

DATE OF SAMPLING NAME OF MONITORING STATION AREA CLASS: POLLUTANT IN µg/m3 AQI CATEGORY
SO2 NO2 PM10
02.08.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.1 4.8 38 38 Good
31.07.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.5 26 26 Good
30.07.2021 Govt, Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.6 34 34 Good
29.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 30 30 Good
28.07.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.8 38 38 Good
27.07.2021 Govt, Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.6 43 43 Good
26.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 30 30 Good
24.07.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.2 4.9 49 49 Good
23.07.2021 Govt, Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 5.0 46 46 Good
22.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.2 5.0 55 55 Satisfactory
20.07.2021 Govt, Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.3 4.9 37 37 Good
19.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.8 36 36 Good
17.07.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.8 29 29 Good
16.07.2021 Govt, Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.7 38 38 Good
15.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.7 30 30 Good
13.07.2021 Govt, Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.1 4.8 32 32 Good
12.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.7 44 44 Good
10.07.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.6 19 19 Good
09.07.2021 Govt, Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.2 4.7 28 28 Good
08.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.8 23 23 Good
07.07.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.5 20 20 Good
06.07.2021 Govt, Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.6 33 33 Good
05.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 29 29 Good
02.07.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.3 4.8 44 44 Good
01.07.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 5.2 40 40 Good
30.06.2021 PPCL, Pologam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.8 46 46 Good
29.06.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.5 38 38 Good
28.06.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.7 45 45 Good
26.06.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.1 4.5 47 47 Good
25.06.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.6 5.7 70 70 Satisfactory
24.06.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 5.0 52 52 Satisfactory
23.06.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.8 39 39 Good
22.06.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.2 5.2 47 47 Good
21.06.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 37 37 Good
19.06.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.9 51 51 Satisfactory
18.06.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.3 4.9 32 32 Good
17.06.2021 B.ED.College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.6 37 37 Good
16.06.2021 PPCL, Pologam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.7 23 23 Good
15.06.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.2 5.0 31 31 Good
14.06.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 30 30 Good
10.05.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 18 18 Good
08.05.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.5 19 19 Good
07.05.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.8 24 24 Good
06.05.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 19 19 Good
05.05.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.5 22 22 Good
04.05.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.8 36 36 Good
03.05.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 19 19 Good
30.04.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.8 42 42 Good
29.04.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.7 59 59 Satisfactory
28.04.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 5.0 58 58 Satisfactory
26.04.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 5.2 54 54 Satisfactory
24.04.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 5.2 53 53 Satisfactory
23.04.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.3 5.0 49 49 Good
22.04.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.7 36 36 Good
21.04.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.5 43 43 Good
20.04.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.0 4.8 49 49 Good
17.04.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.7 45 45 Good
16.04.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.2 5.4 48 48 Good
15.04.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.7 36 36 Good
13.04.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.2 5.0 63 63 Satisfactory
12.04.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 4.5 29 29 Good
10.04.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.5 32 32 Good
09.04.2021 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal RC 2.7 6.0 46 46 Good
08.04.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 5.0 27 27 Good
07.04.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.7 35 35 Good
05.04.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.0 5.0 33 33 Good
03.04.2021 PPCL, Polagam, T.R. Pattinam, Karaikal I 2.0 4.5 52 52 Satisfactory
01.04.2021 B.Ed. College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal R 2.2 5.0 30 30 Good

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Station – Karaikal

Puducherry Pollution Control Committee is carrying out manual ambient air quality monitoring at following three locations in karaikal since, July, 2014 under the ‘ National Air quality Monitoring Programme ‘ (NAMP) of Central pollution Control Board (CPCB) https://cpcb.nic.in/about-namp/ .

SL.NO LOCATION NAME LOCATION TYPE
1 B.Ed College, Nehru Nagar, Karaikal Residential area
2 Govt. Tourist Home, Kovilpathu, Karaikal Residential cum Commercial area
3 PPCL, Polagam, T.R.Pattinam, Karaikal Industrial area

Air Pollutants Monitored under NAMP in Karaikal:

SL.NO Air Pollutant (µg/m3)
1 Particulate Matter – PM10 (size less than 10 microns)
2 Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)
3 Sulphur Dioxide (SO2)

Air Quality Standards : https://cpcb.nic.in/uploads/National_Ambient_Air_Quality_Standards.pdf

AQI Possible Health impact
Good(0-50) Minimal Impact
Satisfactory(51-100) Minor Breathing discomfort to sensitive people
Moderate (101 – 200) Breathing discomfort to the people with lung, heart disease, children and older adults
Poor(201 -300) Breathing discomfort to people on prolonged exposure
Very Poor(301-400) Respiratory illness to the people on prolonged exposure
Severe(>400) Respiratory effects even on healthy people