Bad Air Killed over 1.2 Million in India in 2017- New Delhi: Air pollution is a huge assassin of India and after the death of 1.2 million people in the country in 2017, it has come into contact with indoor and outdoor pollution. He said that South Asia is the most polluted area in the world.
study said that the life of a South Asian child growing at the current high level of air pollution will be reduced to two years and six months on average, “State of Global Air 2019”. In India, compared to smoking, more people died than air pollution. In fact, it is the third largest cause of death among all health risks, studies have revealed.
Bad Air Killed over 1.2 Million in India in 2017- Shows Study
Long-term disclosure to outdoor and indoor air pollution contributed approximately five million deaths to stroke, diabetes, heart attack, lung cancer and chronic lung disease in 2017. This is the first time that Diabetes 2 has been added to the major health risks of air pollution.
Bad Air Killed over 1.2 Million in India in 2017, The study said that 1.5 million people died due to air pollution in South Asia – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Three of these deaths are attributed directly to PM2.5, half of which India and China are produced simultaneously.
Worldwide, more people die from air pollution-related illnesses, compared to street traffic injuries, malaria, malnutrition, consumption of alcohol or physical inaction. For the latest updates, you can visit www.indiatimelines.com.
The study showed the effect of air pollution in the world and showed that the child born today will die 20 months before, on average, without air pollution will be expected.
It has been reported in the report that almost half the population of the world – 3.6 billion people total – were exposed to domestic air pollution in 2017.
According to the study, the major sources of pollution, domestic solid fuel, construction dust, coal power plants, brick production, transport, and diesel-powered equipment.
The study focussed on India’s steps to curb domestic air pollution. It has been said in the report that India has taken major steps to address pollution sources like Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana, Accelerated Bharat Stage VI Clean Vehicle Standards and new National Clean Air Program.