Project Profile

Project Title To carry out Source Apportionment Study and prepare Action Plan to improve air quality of Ludhiana city
Project Code 2017EE03
Project Status Ongoing
Start Date June 2017
Sponsor(s) Punjab State Council for Science and Technology
Division Earth Science & Climate Change

The main objectives of the proposed study are to:

measure air pollutants concentrations (criteria pollutants) at different area categories of Ludhiana city;

prepare grid-wise emission inventory accounting for various sources in Ludhiana city;

project emission inventories for future under different control options;

conduct source apportionment study of particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5);

preparation of an air quality action plan after prioritising of control options.