Cyber City junction is more polluted than Iffco Chowk: Teri study

  • By TOI
  • | Friday | 5th January, 2018

"The Cyber City junction witnesses the maximum jams, particularly during peak hours. In the end, the average concentration of PM2.5 at the Cyber City junction was reported to be 348 micrograms per cubic metre (g/m3). Iffco Chowk, however, led in the average PM10 levels, at 651g/m3. GURUGRAM: Air at Shankar Chowk, the traffic junction of Cyber City , was found to be the city's most polluted, in a survey conducted by Teri (The Energy and Resources Institute) during the last week of November 2017. At Iffco Chowk, it was 308g/m3 and near the ASF Insignia office at Gwalpahari, it was 174g/m3.

GURUGRAM: Air at Shankar Chowk, the traffic junction of Cyber City , was found to be the city's most polluted, in a survey conducted by Teri (The Energy and Resources Institute) during the last week of November 2017.

The Gwalpahari junction was the least polluted among the three sites Teri studied.The survey was conducted at the request of the Gwalpahari-based IT-ITES SEZ, ASF Insignia, at three areas — Cyber City, Gwalpahari and Iffco Chowk , over four days between November 22 and November 30 (24 hours, 2pm-2pm each day).

In the end, the average concentration of PM2.5 at the Cyber City junction was reported to be 348 micrograms per cubic metre (g/m3).

At Iffco Chowk, it was 308g/m3 and near the ASF Insignia office at Gwalpahari, it was 174g/m3.

Iffco Chowk, however, led in the average PM10 levels, at 651g/m3.


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