Aggregate data about the emission of air pollutants especially those potentially harmful to human health (although it is not a requirement to include information on greenhouse gas emissions). Aggregate means national-level or available for at least three major cities. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data must be available for the following pollutants and meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Particulate matter (PM) Levels
  • Sulphur oxides (SOx)
  • Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Updated on at least once a week.
  • Measured either at a national level by regions or at leasts in 3 big cities.

Data Location


OGD India gives an exhaustive amount of data with regard to emission and other related details. The data is in open format and machine readable. Area and pollutant wise air quality can be accesed on Data portal India at Real time Ambient Air Quality Data at various locations in the country is available at Data can be easily downloaded in XLS format. data for air quality is also available at Real time Air Quality data across country is available at and live data of Delhi is also available at

Reviewer's note: the license here - is not open - does not allow commercial use.

Reviewer comments

License - is not open. Changed the submission.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • Y Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   CSV, Excel
Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Fri Oct 23 2015 07:46:39 GMT+0000 (UTC)