Explained: Why the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was a timely policy intervention

Recently,a study has shown that Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was a timely intervention to rectify the harm caused by Household Air Pollution (HAP). The emissions of PM2.5 generated by the burning of solid fuels in households is termed Household Air Pollution(HAP).The study claims that more than 8 lakh premature deaths occur in India every year… Continue reading Explained: Why the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was a timely policy intervention

Indoor emissions affect air-quality standards

A recent study has found out that indoor pollution such as use of firewood,kerosene and coal in the households contributed to about 40% of the PM 2.5 pollution in the Gangetic basin districts. The study has said that villages still use firewood for room heating and water heating.Further,people still prefer cheap wood fuel despite LPG… Continue reading Indoor emissions affect air-quality standards