Question: Which of the following state had recently launched mobile application named “RajVayu” on Air Quality Index?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
- Rajasthan Chief Minister, Vasundhara Raje on the eve of World Environment Day (5th June) has launched a mobile app ‘RajVayu’.
- This mobile application will be used for sharing information about Air Quality Index of Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur.
- The app has been designed by Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB) jointly with Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM).
- Information provided on RajVayu app will be based on the data collected by sophisticated air quality monitoring equipment and weather sensors.
- It will share details about the air quality, such as levels of pollutants likes SOx, NOx, CO, Ozone particles and Particulate Matter (PM) with the city residents and tourists.
- It will also share temperature, wind speed, humidity, weather forecast and advisories.
- Another app ‘Drishti’ for monitoring of pollution levels in industrial regions was also launched by CM.
- This is based on the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting Research (SAFAR-India).