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CLEAN AIR STARTS WITH YOU
Himachal Pradesh: Formulate
Air Pollution Control & Monitoring Plan!
Bangalore: Buy New Buses
By June 2017!
Set Up The Promised Greening
Committees For Bengaluru!
YOU ARE WHAT
Exposure to air pollution can lead to
respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.
The single biggest cause of pollution in cities. It is worsened by fuel adulteration and poor fuel combustion efficiencies from traffic congestion and poor quality road network.
FUELWOOD + BIOMASS BURNING
An inefficient source of energy, it produces high levels of carbon monoxide and other air pollutants. It is the primary reason for the near-permanent haze, smoke, and particulate pollution in rural & urban India.
Many auto rickshaws and taxis use adulterated fuel to save on costs. These emit unsafe pollutants which further deteriorate the quality of air.
THE JOURNEY SO FAR...
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Win! Ministry of Transport to adopt highest vehicle emission standards to curb pollution by 2021.
We launch a WhatsApp tool to crowdsource evidence of open garbage burning across Bangalore.
Win! Joint Commissioner of BBMP announces penalties against open garbage burning.
OCT - FEB 2017
1.6 L Jhatkaa members campaign against the Bangalore Steel Flyover Project, saving 800+ trees.
We launch a people- powered campaigning platform to tackle air pollution in India.