Air Pollution Begins At Home

Arond 90% of Bihar’s population uses home-made traditional stoves or fire wood for cooking purposes. The report through its household energy survey derived the consumption factor of traditional solid fuel for cooking and lighting in the Patna Urban Agglomeration Area (PUAA) and will modeled the pollutant’s (PM2.5 and Black carbon) emission due to the usage. The report also looks at the possible alternatives and interventions that will help in overcoming the severe implications caused by the constant usage of solid fuel in city.