Tripura State Pollution Control Board

AIR QUALITY MONITORING

Air Quality Monitoring is conducted at various monitoring stations in the State and near the polluting clusters of industries. Specific parameters like Oxides of Sulphur, Oxides of Nitrogen, Respirable Particulate Matter, etc. are monitored in the ambient air quality monitoring stations.

List of Available Instruments Used For Air Monitoring:

Sl.No.Name of Instruments
1.Respirable Dust Sampler APM-460 (XNL) with Thermo Electrically Cooled Gaseous Sampling Attachment APM 411 TE.
2.Fine Particulate Sampler APM-550(MFC)
3.Anemometer (Digital)
4.Hygro-Thermo Meter (Digital)

List of Parameters and Methods of Analysis:

Sl.No.ParameterMethod of Analysis
1Sulphur Dioxide (SO2)Modified West & Gaeke Method
2Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)Jacob & Hochheisser modified (Na-Arsine Method)
3Particulate Matter (PM2.5)FRM or Equivalent Method (Gravimetric method)
4Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM)Gravimetrically with GFA/EPM 2000 filter paper using respirable dust sampler (Cyclonic Flow Technique)
5Lead (Pb)AAS method after sampling on EPM Filter paper
6Nickel (Ni)AAS method after sampling on EPM Filter paper
7Arsenic (As)AAS method after sampling on EPM Filter paper

National Air Monitoring Programme

The Tripura State Pollution Control Board is operating 2 (two) nos. of ambient air quality monitoring stations under National Air Monitoring Programme (NAMP) in collaboration with Central Pollution Control Board. The details of two Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations along with frequency of monitoring are as follows:
The air pollutants viz. Particulate Matter (PM10), Particulate Matter (PM2.5), Sulphur Dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) have been monitored. The ambient air quality samples were collected as per the standards prescribed by CPCB. The data pertaining to all the ambient air have been uploaded in the Environmental Air Quality Entry System (E-AQ-DES) of the CPCB portal for compilation and preparation of report.

Industrial Air Quality Monitoring

The Board has carried out the Ambient Air Quality Monitoring for industrial units operating in the State. The Ambient Air Quality monitoring has been carried out in various industrial clusters such as Brick Field, Rice Mills, etc. as well as various Industrial Estates.

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Survey

The Board is regularly conduscting ambient air quaity survey in different areas of the State Capital and District Headquarters on complaint basis. The survey has also been conducted on the festive occassions like Durgapuja, Laxmipuja and Deepawali Festival every yearto assess the impact of Air Quality due to bursting of fire crackers.

To check the National Ambient Air Quality Standard Click Here

Analysis Charges

Sampling Charges for Ambient Air Samples

Type of SamplingCharges (INR)
Sampling (up to each 8 hrs.) for suspended particulate matter and gaseous pollutants2000.00
Sampling (24 hrs.) for suspended particulate matter and gaseous pollutants6000.00

1. Transportation cost will be charged separately on actual basis.
2. Sample analysis charges of respective parameters are separate as per list.

Analysis Charges of Ambient Air Samples

Sl.No.Parameters (Air)Analysis Charges per sample (INR)
1Particulate Matter (PM2.5)1000.00
2Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (PM10)600.00
3Sulphur Dioxide (SO2)600.00
4Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)600.00
5Ammonia600.00
6Carbon Monoxide600.00
7Lead & Other Metals (per metal) 
8Ozone1000.00

Public Complaint

1. Sri Bishu Karmakar,
Member Secretary (9436169779)

2. Smt. Aparajita Das,
Asst. Env. Engineer (9436469990)

3. Sri Dipak Rudra Paul,
Junior Scientist (8729920336)

Address

Tripura State Pollution Control Board
Parivesh Bhawan, P.N. Complex,Gorkhabasti, P.O. Kunjaban, Agartala, Tripura-799006
Email:tripuraspcb@gmail.com
Phone: 0381 2312589

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