Communicating Air Quality during Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010

In support of the Commonwealth Games 2010 that was in Delhi, India, Clean Air Asia developed a website with key information on air pollution levels and APIs, measures that the Government has taken to improve air quality, and other information that was useful to inform the visitors of the CWG 2010, sponsors, general public, and the media.

The website has help government authorities coordinate decision-making and implementation of corrective actions prior to and during the games to improve air quality. It provided a basis for future public communication on air quality issues for India.

The website establishment involved

  • Survey of AQ Monitoring program for the CWG by various agencies
  • Preparation of draft website structure and content
  • Pre-CWG workshop with relevant Delhi and India government authorities and other stakeholders to discuss the proposed website structure and content
  • Development, population, launch and maintenance of the website
  • A Post-CWG workshop to discuss how the website can aid improved communication on air quality issues for Delhi and India

Related links:

The Embassy of Sweden, Development Co-operation Section (DCS)

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Government of India

Duration: February – December 2010

Contact Person:
Parthaa Bosu, parthaa.bosu(at)
Kaye Patdu, kaye.patdu(at)


Attachment Size
Pre-CWG Workshop Report 3.32 MB
Post CWG Workshop Report 2.55 MB