Scientists develop indigenous system for real-time remote monitoring of air quality parameters

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News: Scientists at Gayatri Vidya Parishad-Scientific and Industrial Research Centre have developed the Air Unique-quality Monitoring (AUM) system with the support of the Department of Science and Technology(DST) Clean Air Research Initiative.

Facts:

  • Air Unique-quality Monitoring(AUM) system: It is an indigenous system for real-time remote monitoring of air quality parameters that can identify, classify and quantify various pollutants simultaneously (of orders of less than one part per billion) and meteorological parameters.

Additional Facts:

  • Clean Air Research Initiative: It was launched in 2009 by the Department of Science and Technology with the aim to develop national research competence to drive down the cost of clean energy through pre-competitive translational research, oriented research led disruptive innovations & human and institutional capacity development.