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Modi’s LPG scheme reduced household air pollution: Study

New Delhi (2 Min Read) : The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), a pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that aims to provide every household Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) replacing wood or coal fuel, has been found useful in tackling household air pollution, a new report said. The study, “The India State-Level Disease Burden […]

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Air pollution cuts average Indian’s life expectancy by over 4 years: Study

New Delhi : India is the world’s second most polluted country, slightly trailing only Nepal, the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) said on Monday. Particulate pollution is so severe that it shortens the average Indian’s life expectancy by more than four years relative to what it would be if World Health […]