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Air Quality Index (AQI) in Bangalore, Karnataka, during 21 days of COVID-19 lockdown period - a preliminary study

Abstract

‘The National Air Quality Index’ (AQI), a metric to report daily air quality as ‘One Number- One Color-One Description’ for the common man to judge the air quality, launched by the government of India as an trump card under ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’. Bangalore is known as Silicon Valley of India. Bangalore has grown in size and population due to industrial development. This rapid industrial growth and related activities has a serious effect on air quality in the city. With respect to air pollution Bangalore is the second most polluted city in India. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly found virus. Thousands of suspected cases have been tested resulting in more than 13000 confirmed corona virus cases in India. Number of preventive measures has been taken to minimize the spreading of corona virus by the Indian government. India’s Prime Minister has appealed to the nation to avoid mass gatherings and meetings. A 21-day lockdown across the country was imposed from 26th March, 2020 to 14th April, 2020 to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. All factories, schools, colleges, offices and transportation services have been closed except essential services. The main objective of this study is to analyze the AQI trend in Bangalore during this first 21 days of lockdown period of COVID-19. Data has been obtained from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) website and used for analysis without any modification.

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Quarantine, AQI, Pandemic, Corona virus disease, Lockdown period

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"Air Quality Index (AQI) in Bangalore, Karnataka, during 21 days of COVID-19 lockdown period - a preliminary study", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 5, page no.807-812, May 2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2005426.pdf

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"Air Quality Index (AQI) in Bangalore, Karnataka, during 21 days of COVID-19 lockdown period - a preliminary study", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 5, page no. pp807-812, May 2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2005426.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2005426
Registration ID: 233376
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 5 | Year May-2020
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.23685
Page No: 807-812
Country: shimoga, karnataka, India .
Area: Biological Science
ISSN Number: 2349-5162
Publisher: IJ Publication


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