You’re smoking, but you don’t know it!

Author: Yogesh Ranganath Source: Deccan Herald Since childhood, we’ve been told of the ill-effects of smoking cigarettes. Cigarette cartons come with graphic warnings about how smoking kills. While we’re intolerant of cigarette smoke, we’re shockingly accepting of the toxic air in our cities. Delhi has been in the news for its deplorable air quality for.

Health exposure studies

Assess actual exposure to pollutants of vulnerable populations like those with health conditions, or exposure due to occupation and lifestyle in the city The heterogeneous nature of pollution sources in a typical Indian city warrants more local monitoring for accurate estimates of what people are exposed to. Individual exposure depends on the level of pollutants.

Increasing fixed air quality monitors

Increase coverage of fixed air quality monitors to develop a spatially representative network in Bengaluru Currently, under the NAMP and Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) programmes, Bengaluru has 23 stations; of these, 13 are manual stations and 10 are continuous stations. The National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP) is a national network of.