Public Awareness on Air Pollution
Indian cities have some of the most polluted air in the world, according to most global air quality databases. A majority of cities, including both mega cities as well as smaller cities are emerging as pollution hotspots with ordinary citizens facing severe health impacts. It is clear that public participation plays a key role in the successful implementation of air quality interventions. For this, it is necessary to get a sense of the priorities and current levels of awareness so that public engagement efforts can be better defined and implemented..