Jaipur most polluted city in Rajasthan, says WHO report


Jaipur most polluted city in Rajasthan, says WHO report

The Pink City is not in the pink of health if the World Health Organisation (WHO) pollution report is to go by. Jaipur is the most polluted city in the desert state, says the report.

The report which figures 4,000 cities of 100 countries across the world has picked four cities of the state. It is followed by Jodhpur, Kota, Alwar and Udaipur. The samples were collected in different years in different districts.

The WHO has measured Particle Matter 10 (Particles smaller than 10 microns) in different cities of the world. Jaipur recorded the highest level of PM10 in the state. The international standards of air pollution says that index value of 0-50 (micrograms per cubic meter air) is excellent, 51-100 is good, 101-150 is lightly polluted. Read More

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