Abstract threatened by environmental pollution. But we are here



the human being of India is heavily threatened by environmental pollution. But
we are here  discuss about the effect of
pollution in Delhi and Lucknow, studies in large cities of India release the
ambient air pollution concentrations are at such level of amount that  cause serious health issues and diseases.
Lucknow and  Delhi are a fast developing
city, from both the cities the various development occur and various problem
are also recognised , one of that is air pollution  from the last one and half decades the level
of identified particulate matter or various pollutant in the main cities are continuously

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the sixth most populated metropolis in the world (include all of NCR and it
becomes second most populous area) is one the most polluted cities in India,
having for example one of the country’s highest volumes of particulates matter
pollutant. In May 2014, the World Health Organization announced that, the most
polluted city in the world is New Delhi. For this issue, Delhi government was
also criticized for not taking any decision. However, on 4th
December 2015, Delhi government has made a decision, which is very unique and
first of kind. It is referred by Odd/Even car number.

as Delhi, in Lucknow a few studies is also done which is on the environment inside
the house, due to use of  various type of
fuels in cooking from urban and nearby rural areas are also recognised
particulates and associated PAH’s as major indoor pollutant. Related
environmental and health diseases and its impact, possible control measures
presented in studies on Lucknow from available documents particulate fractions
vie: PM2.5, PM10 were reported to be exceed the limit of
National Ambient Air Quantity Standard (NAAQS) in which most of the studies
found that the oxides of sulphur and nitrogen (SO2 and NO2 )
are within limits of 8 µg/m3. Chemicals which are toxic and particulates
matter and various pollutants have found to be toxic to living beings in
Lucknow. On 15 November 2015, the newspaper ‘Times of India’ says that level of
PM2.5 and Air Quality Index (AQI) reaches to 484. Authorities have
been taken into consider from the data detection of these studies, create
awareness and ready to found the methods by which it is better controlled. Still,
the efforts done to control it is inadequate to maintain good air quality.

study is small and very confined with the health impact of determining air
quality in cities like Delhi and Lucknow and others. This study further done
and still going to determine the effect of ambient air quality on health of
people now days.

Words: Pollutant,
Air Pollutants, Air Quality Air-borne Disease, Health
impact, Lucknow, Delhi, India