Stubble Burning and its impact on health:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Conservation and Pollution related issues.   Context: A study was conducted recently in six villages of Patiala, Punjab on Stubble Burning and impacts on health.   Key findings of the study: Pollution from stubble burning significantly reduced lung function and was particularly harmful to rural women. The concentrations of PM2.5, the …

Stubble Burning:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Conservation and pollution related issues.   tubble The Commission for Air Quality Management has said that a reduction in the area under paddy cultivation in Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, as well as a shift away from paddy varieties that take long to mature, could see a reduction in stubble burning …