Both ambient and household air pollution have been identified as key health risks in India, and more than 50% of India’s population lives in areas where the air quality exceeds the annual PM2.5 standard (40 µg/m3). In the last few years, there has been a renewed focus on improving air quality in Indian cities, and in addition to legislative and court mandated action to improve air quality, there has been an increase in sales of indoor pollution monitors, masks and air purifiers indicating a direct interest from people.

A short video on air pollution in India.

This forum is intended to encourage discussion and debate on various aspects of air pollution and its impact on air quality, health and climate. The page also disseminates information about upcoming conferences and workshops, scholarships/fellowships/grant opportunities/job opportunities. 

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