Project Profile

Project Title Evaluating emission scenarios to improve air quality in NCR-Year-III
Project Code 2017EE05
Project Status Ongoing
Start Date April 2017
Sponsor(s) Toyota Motor Corporation
Division Earth Science & Climate Change

The major objectives of the air quality study for Delhi-NCR are to:

Understand ambient air quality in NCR;

Identify major sources of pollution;

Develop multi-sectoral, multi-pollutant emission inventory of PM and gaseous pollutants;

Simulate pollutant concentrations using WRF-CMAQ models for baseline year;

Develop future energy and emission scenarios for medium (2020) and long term (2030);

Assess and quantify the potential of different strategies for control of pollution in NCR.