On 5 June 2016 Rajasthan Government launched mobile application RajVayu for sharing information about Air Quality Index of Jaipur, Udaipur and Jodhpur.
• The app was launched by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on the eve of World Environment Day.
• With this, Rajasthan became first state in country to launch such app for sharing information about air quality index of cities.
• The app has been designed by Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board (RSPCB) jointly with Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM).
• 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.
• This app is based on the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting Research (SAFAR-India) which is presently connected in Delhi, Mumbai and Pune.
• By 2017, the services of this application would be expanded in other cities in the state including in Ajmer, Alwar, Bhiwadi, Kota and Pali.