Tuesday, April 5, 2016

India overtakes China in Pollution level

Greenpeace analysis data taken by NASA satellites alarmed that the average particulate matters of population have increased in India overtaking China for the first time in 21stcentury.
  • As per a WHO report out of the 20 most polluted cities 13 lies in India especially North India
  • In 2005, the particulate matter pollution in India was very less than eastern china but with robust measures to curb pollution China has reduced its pollution level from 2013
  • India has only 39 NAQI stations as compared to 1500 such stations in China
  • Only by implementing strict rules and more stations to measure particulate matters in air pollution can be brought down
  • Bharat VI mission is likely to be implemented by April,2020

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