Air Quality 100% open

India

What data is expected?

Data about the daily mean concentration of air pollutants, especially those potentially harmful to human health. Data should be available for all air monitoring stations or air monitoring zones in a country. The Index focusses on key pollutants as defined by the World Health Organisation. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Particulate matter (PM)
  • Sulphur oxides (SOx)
  • Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Ozone
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
  • Available per air monitoring station/zone

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, XML HTML
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps Central Pollution control board has links on page. Search of air quality in open data portal will bring up data.
licence_url https://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/Gazette_Notific
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Central Pollution Control Board
characteristics Sulphur oxides (SOx), Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon monoxide (CO), Ozone, Available per air monitoring station/zone
location http://www.cpcb.gov.in/CAAQM/Auth/frmViewReportNew.aspx - Department database, https://data.gov.in/search/site/air%20quality - Open data portal air quality, http://cpcbenvis.nic.in/airpollution/air%20data%202011- - Air quality from department website

This entry was updated after the Public Dialogue phase. Discussion can be found here https://discuss.okfn.org/t/entry-for-emissions-in/5432

Meta data

Data location   http://www.cpcb.gov.in/CAAQM/Auth/frmViewReportNew.aspx - Department database
   https://data.gov.in/search/site/air%20quality - Open data portal air quality
   http://cpcbenvis.nic.in/airpollution/air%20data%202011- - Air quality from department website
Data licence   https://data.gov.in/sites/default/files/Gazette_Notific
Data format   CSV, XML
Reviewer   Oscar Montiel
Submitters   Oscar Montiel
Last modified   Wed Jun 14 2017 22:20:58 GMT+0000 (UTC)