IIT-Madras

Sensor-Based Purifier to Combat Rising Toxicity

Date of Release: 
Oct 19 2015

CHENNAI: With more buildings and heavy traffic gobbling up space in Chennai, the metropolis has slipped into the ‘non-attainment area’, that is, not meeting the national ambient air quality standards prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board.

Although vehicular exhaust and re-suspension material (tyre residue, for example) causes of 45 per cent of urban air pollution, everything from construction rubble, house painting to printer-ink can aggravate air quality inside homes as well.

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