20 Power Stations of NTPC directly accessible to CPCB
25th Aug, 2010
NTPC provided web access of the environmental data of Ambient Air Quality from its 20 power stations to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Shri S. P. Gautam, Chairman, CPCB inaugurated the web access of the ambient air quality management data collected from 61 Automatic Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (AAQMS) installed in NTPC stations in New Delhi today. This online real time data is available on hourly update basis through wireless system. Shri J.S. Kamyotra, Member Secretary CPCB, Shri R. S. Sharma, CMD, NTPC and Directors were present on the occasion.
Inaugurating the web access, Shri Gautam appreciated NTPC’s initiative towards improving the ambient air quality at its stations across the country.
Speaking on the occasion CMD NTPC, Shri R.S. Sharma said this is an important step towards in taking forward NTPC’s commitment to environment. Air quality management is an essential for healthy existence of mankind and its management requires an integrated approach to consolidate technical , economic , physical and ecological aspects of air pollution.
Meteorological Stations have also been installed by NTPC in its power stations. These facilitate mathematical modelling to assess the impact of stack emission on Ground Level concentration (GLC) around the power plants. Better understanding of local and regional pollution sources is of prime introducing new technologies in the Indian power sector for higher efficiency and environmental gains.
NTPC is driven by its vision for climate change which is Going higher on generation- reducing GHG emissions and has been a pioneer in introducing new technologies in Indian power sector for higher efficiency and environmental gains.
Shri S.P. Gautam, Chairman, CPCB inaugurating the web access of ambient air Quality from NTPC stations to CPCB. CMD NTPC Shri R.S. Sharma is also seen.
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