air pollution

Effective Control Technologies to Reduce Sulphur Dioxide Pollution In India

Effective Control Technologies to Reduce Sulphur Dioxide Pollution In India

FLUE GAS DESULPHURIZATION REDUCES SO2 POLLUTION IN INDIA A study by a team of researchers from IIT Kharagpur led by Prof. Jayanarayanan Kuttippurath from Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences (CORAL) found a significant decline in SO2 trends in India in the last decade, as compared to those in the previous three decades. The decrease in trend and concentration of SO2 is due to the environmental regulation and adaptation of effective control technologies such as scrubber and Flue Gas Desulphurization that shows the positive impact of technological advance and policy decisions to improve the air quality in India.…
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Ammonia Hotspot Trends in India – First-time observations from India

Ammonia Hotspot Trends in India – First-time observations from India

Indo-Gangetic Plain an atmospheric ammonia hotspot but India’s overall trends look promising Agro fertilizers containing high levels of ammonia have long been designated as a hazardous material for human health. For the first time in India, the seasonal and inter-annual variability of atmospheric ammonia emitted by the agricultural sector has been analyzed by researchers from IIT Kharagpur in collaboration with IITM Pune and European researchers. And the results are in agreement with the long-held apprehension of global environmentalists - the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) is indeed the global hot-spot of atmospheric ammonia (NH3) due to intense agricultural activities and fertilizer production…
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It’s Illumination Time

It’s Illumination Time

The Hindu             Business Standard      DNA        Janprahari Express        ANI        Rediff        Zee 24  TAAS           News18 Bengali          Zee 5          Reddit      Yahoo Walking down the halls of residence at the IIT Kharagpur campus during the Diwali festival one would come across giant bamboo structures and busy students tying earthen lamps (diyaas) to them in patterns. There is no rush for firecrackers among the 12000 strong student population of IIT…
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