Air Pollution (PM 2.5) in India pre & post the Covid-19 Lockdown

Air Pollution in India is a serious health issue. One of the prominent pollutants observed is PM2.5 . PM2.5 means the mass per cubic metre of air; containing solid particles and liquid droplets. The chief sources contributing to this pollutant are: Dust, Construction, Vehicles, Residential, Power Plants. The depiction here reveals the Air Quality Index of PM 2.5 of eight metropolitan cities of India from March 10, 2020 to April 7, 2020.

Source: The World Air Quality Index Project.