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Air Quality Monitoring, Emission Inventory and Source Apportionment Study and Development of Emission Inventory of Twin Cities Kolkata and Howrah of West Bengal, West Bengal Pollution Control Board, NEERI Nagpur

Source apportionment of PM10 at residential and industrial sites of an urban region of Kolkata, India.

Pollutant emissions from road vehicles in megacity Kolkata, India: past and present trends.

Air pollution in Calcutta during winter–A three-year study . Air pollution becomes acute in Calcutta during winter. Pollutants cannot disperse easily, mainly due to inversion, low wind speed and high congestion.

Air pollution control by optimal green belt development around the Victoria Memorial monument, Kolkata (India).

Trace element composition of PM2.5 and PM10 from Kolkata–a heavily polluted Indian metropolis.

For a Breath of Fresh Air, Ten Years of Progress and Challenges in Urban Air Quality Management in India 1993-2002.

Air Pollution in Kolkata: An Analysis of Current Status and Interrelation between Different Factors. The study aims to portray the current air pollution situation in this megacity as it analyses the present level of different air pollutants like Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM), NO2 and SO2

Air pollution and human health in Kolkata, India: A case study.

Source apportionment of VOCs at the petrol pumps in Kolkata, India; exposure of workers and assessment of associated health risk.

Assessment of the impacts of vehicular emissions on urban air quality and its management in Indian context: the case of Kolkata (Calcutta).

Evaluation of impact of ambient air pollution on respiratory health of traffic police in Kolkata.

Scenario of vehicular emissions and its effect on human health in Kolkata city.

Assessment of the impact on human health of exposure to urban air pollutants: An Indian case study.

A source apportionment study for Kolkata Metropolitan Area was carried out by WBPCB with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) way back in 2005

Chemical mass balance source apportionment of PM10 and TSP in residential and industrial sites of an urban region of Kolkata, India.

Urban Emission Kolkata pervious year trends* Urban Emission has been continuously updating their Kolkata air Pollution Trends.

Distribution of PM2.5 and PM10-2.5 in PM10 fraction in ambient air due to vehicular pollution in Kolkata megacity.

Pollution as a consequence of public transport: A case study of Kolkata, India

Managing future air quality in megacities: Emission inventory and scenario analysis for the Kolkata Metropolitan City, India.

Comparative statistical studies of air pollution index of Agra and Kolkata city. Present investigation mainly deals with the comparative statistical studies of air pollution index of Agra and Kolkata city.

Assessment of the status of urban air pollution and its impact on human health in the city of Kolkata.

Air pollution and its effects on health – Case studies, India. The International Council on Clean Transportation

Significant impacts of COVID-19 lockdown on urban air pollution in Kolkata (India) and amelioration of environmental health.

Effects of air pollution on public health: the case of vital traffic junctions under Kolkata Municipal Corporation.

Exposure to indoor air pollution and its perceived impact on health of women and their children: A household survey in a slum of Kolkata, India.

Ambient air quality during Diwali Festival over Kolkata-a mega-city in India.

The Health Cost of Air Pollution in Kolkata.

Kolkata In media

Kolkata air quality improves with the dip in number of vehicles, The Hindu, May 09, 2021

- Kolkata: ‘Very poor’ days doubled, bad January records sharp spike in air pollution, The Times of India, Feb 8, 2021

- Kolkata: Want clean air? Step out of home between noon & 4 pm, The Times of India, Jan 23, 2021

- Air pollution much bigger killer than Covid in India, finds study, The Times of India, Jan 05, 2021

- Kolkata, other Bengal cities witnessing high air pollution: CSE, The Hindu, December 09, 2020

Power plant emission in suburbs turns Kolkata air toxic, The Times of India, December 12, 2020

- Air pollution drops up to 60%, The Telegraph, November 16, 2020

- New Town stubble burning leads to spike in pollution, The Times of India, November 23, 2020

- Goods vehicles worst polluters of Kolkata's air: Study, The Times of India, August 29, 2020

- Harvest season stubble-burning in South Bengal districts pollutes city’s air, The Times of India, December 26, 2020

- Kolkata: 14-fold rise in pollution in four months after return of cars, The Times of India, December 09, 2020

- PCB plans new AQI station to monitor toxic fumes at Dhapa, The Times of India, November 25, 2020

- Kolkata: Patient count up by 90% as PM2.5 level rises 13 times since lockdown, The Times of India, December 20, 2020

- Cooler days add to fear of worse post-Diwali air in Kolkata, The Times of India, November 14, 2020

- Road dust deadly mix of pollutants: NEERI, The Telegraph, December 06, 2019

- Kolkata, Howrah among cities to get air pollution package, The Times of India, February 02, 2021

- AQI dips to ‘very poor’ level in Kolkata, doctors sound health alarm, The Times of India, Dec 5, 2020

- Poor air quality reported in Kolkata and Howrah for first time, Mumbai Mirror, October 29, 2020

- Kolkata shows restraint, keeps air free of toxic fumes, The Times of India, November 15, 2020

- Kolkata's Air Quality Dips After Lockdown Eases, NDTV, June 11, 2020

- New Year celebrations: Kolkata saw spike in most noise monitors at midnight among metros, Down to Earth, Jan 05, 2021

- Rabindra Sarobar's AQI turns poor two days ahead of festival, The Times of India, November 19, 2020

- Kolkata air quality deteriorates after people burst crackers in response to 9 pm-9min call, Financial Express, April 06, 2020

- Kolkata: ‘Worst two-year pollution peak in first two weeks of December’, The Times of India, December 15, 2020

- Vehicle, factory emissions contribute most to foul Kolkata's winter air: Study, The Times of India, November 30, 2020

- Kolkata: Air quality falls further, inches closer to 'severe’ category, The Times of India, January 17, 2020

- Kolkatans lose 3.5 years of life due to air pollution: Study, The Times of India, January 28, 2020

- Lockdown, rain bring down pollution level in Kolkata, The Times of India, April 30, 2020

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