(Continued from page 21) Their efforts were particularly important in the National Capital Region (NCR) – a critical zone at very high risk of air pollution during Diwali. The aim was to ensure the availability of authenticated data greater than 98%. Diwali, also known as the festival of lights, is India’s largest and most significant festival. Families plan elaborate fiveday celebrations, and businesses across the country remain closed during the festival. Firecrackers are set off in huge quantities adding to existing high pollution levels with additional smoke. Delhi, one of the most polluted cities in India, suffers considerably during this period, and the situation is exacerbated by agricultural stubble burning in the neighbouring state of Punjab. “ The team’s commitment to their work and the community coupled with their drive to guarantee customer satisfaction is worth praising. ” Diwali is India’s largest and most significant festival. Firecrackers are set off in huge quantities which affects the quality of the air. Extra services mean continuous environmental data collection Due to poor air quality during Diwali festivities, monitoring air quality becomes crucial. The data collected helps alert authorities, ensuring corrective measures are in place and timely action can be taken. With so much smoke emanating from various human activities, it becomes even more important to collect the data to understand the level of pollutants in the air. TOGETHER 2019 Issue 7
ACOEM ECOTECH India and EMS made sure all the 24 monitoring stations in Delhi were operating at optimal levels. Their team of committed engineers and technicians kept each Ambient Air Quality Monitoring System (AAQMS) in Delhi running efficiently throughout Diwali festivities. The server-based data collection ensured that real-time data updates were accessible to the public via the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) website. Working together as one The 24-member team worked together as one cohesive unit, displaying exemplary commitment by manning the stations during Diwali and the following nights. Backed up by data analysts, the EMS team ensured continuous collection of accurate real-time data. “I am very proud of the entire team. Their commitment to their work and the community coupled with their drive to guarantee customer satisfaction is worth praising,” said Samir Sabnis, Managing Director ACOEM ECOTECH India. “The EMS team made sure that all air quality monitoring stations were functioning and delivering uninterrupted data,” he added. Radheshyam Yadav, Head Service Operations – North & East, ACOEM ECOTECH India also played an instrumental role during Diwali, keeping tabs on the entire network and visiting air monitoring stations during the day. ACOEM ECOTECH India and EMS impressed customers with their dedication, and positive customer feedback received was another reason for the team to feel proud. “Great effort, exemplary work done. This strengthens the goodwill of ACOEM ECOTECH in India,” said one customer. “ During Diwali festivities, monitoring air quality becomes crucial. The data collected helps alert authorities, ensuring corrective measures are in place and timely action can be taken. ” For more information about ACOEM ECOTECH India & ECOTECH Monitoring Solutions (EMS), please contact Samir Sabnis at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ecotech.com/india ecotech.com 23
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