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Collaborating Efforts to Mitigate Pollution in the Indo-Gangetic Plain

Sector Climate Policy
Undertaken By Centre for Environment and Energy Development
Undertaken By base All India
Year 2017

Shakti engaged with the Centre for Environment and Energy Development to organize a conference on air quality, bringing together high-level stakeholders from Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh to deliberate solutions for mitigating air pollution as well as to identity key areas of collaboration.

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  • Collaborating Efforts to Mitigate Pollution in the Indo-Gangetic Plain
  • Increasingly, the public debate on air pollution is moving beyond the National Capital Region. According to a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) last year, 10 of the world’s 20 most polluted cities are in India, many of them lying in the 12,500 sq. km Indo-Gangetic plain and grappling with hazardous levels of air pollution.

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