According to the Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board report, Chennai city marks less pollution in the current CoVid pandemic state. Similarly, the air quality of Chennai city improved in this Janata lockdown.
The report claims that the people of Chennai metro city breathed good quality air with a high purity index in recent months. The recent result by the pollution control department clearly states that less roaming of vehicles inside the city amid CoVid lockdown is the main reason for the improvement in the quality of air. It is also found mathematically,92.9 % of good air quality, by comparing three lockdowns simultaneously.
The pollution control department proves the present good air days in the city with an Air Quality Index comparison between three years, pointing to an average value of 56,60 and 33%, respectively.
As everyone clearly knows, industrial and transportation fumes are the ultimate makers of air pollution inducing several pulmonary dysfunctions and breathing disparities.
The AQI indicates good to extremely hazardous from 0 to 300, and apparently last year, several regions of Chennai Corporation met hazardous air values ranging from 150 to 260.
The extreme pollution highly tightened the by the AIR Prevention and Control act of 1981, which insisted the industries of Tamilnadu to follow air pollution norms in 2019.
CoVid-19 lockdown helped in its own way in the curtailment of impurities in the air, which in turn improved the air quality index in Chennai this 2020 World Environment Day.