Centre Pollution Control Board developed a mobile application called Sameer app, which provides real-time information on ambient air quality in 167 cities in 27 states / Union territories, from 325 automatic air quality monitoring stations.
About Sameer App
- This app captures air quality data and converts the same into the air quality index (AQI) that represents air pollution in cities or towns.
- The app can also be used to directly lodge complaints related to air pollution in Delhi-NCR.
- Complaints lodged by the public are routed directly to the concerned local agencies for taking appropriate action on ground.
- This app has so far helped in redressing about 28,290 public complaints related to air pollution.
- Sameer provides the hourly update of the National Air Quality Index (AQI) published by Central Pollution Control Board.
- Air Quality Index is a tool for effective communication of air quality status to people in terms, which are easy to understand.
- It transforms complex air quality data of various pollutants into a single number, nomenclature and color.
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