List of Most Polluted City in India 2022-23:- Air pollution is one of the leading causes of death in India. So which cities in India are the most polluted? Smart Air analyzed 2022 air pollution data for dozens of Indian cities to generate the 2022 ranking of the “20 Most Polluted Cities in India”.
As per the World Air Quality Report released by IQAir, a Swiss firm, air pollution in India worsened in 2022. India was home to 11 of the 15 most polluted cities in Central and also in South Asia. The report stated that “India’s annual PM2.5 averages have returned to pre-quarantine concentrations as measured in 2019. Alarmingly, in 2022, none of the Indian cities met the prescribed WHO standards of 5 ? g/m3.”
List of Most Polluted City in India
Delhi is the most Polluted city in India. Recently "A State of Global Air Report 2022" has been published by an organization State of Global Air. According to that Delhi is at top of the list of world's most polluted cities list and Kolkata is at 2nd place while Mumbai at 14 place in top 20 list of polluted cities in the world. List of Most Polluted Cities in India with their avg PM2.5 is given below in the table.
|Country||City Name||Avg. PM2.5|
|India||Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh||102|
|India||Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh||95.3|
|India||Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh||87.5|
|India||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh||86|
|India||Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh||83.2|
|India||Meerut, Uttar Pradesh||80.6|
|India||Agra, Uttar Pradesh||73.4|
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