Valuing health damages from water pollution in urban Delhi, India

a health production function approach
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StatementPurnamita Dasgupta.
SeriesWorking paper series ;, no. E/210/2001, Working paper series (Institute of Economic Growth (India)) ;, no. E/2001/210.
ContributionsInstitute of Economic Growth (India)
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LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2002/60117 (T)
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Pagination29 p.
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Open LibraryOL4005979M
LC Control Number2001361237

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Delhi air pollution: What are its harmful effects on health, and how to cope with it The air pollution in Delhi can cause several ailments, ranging from premature birth to a decrease in lung immunity.

Purnamita Dasgupta is Chair Professor and Head, at the Environmental and Resource Economics Unit, Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, India.

Purnamita does research on valuation of ecosystem. Water Pollution in India: Its Impact on the Human Health: Causes and Remedies KLTattributed right to clean water as a right to life in Article In S. Garg vs State of U.P., AIR the ambit of Article 21 was enlarged to include the „Right to Water‟.

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Published: 29 Sep Water Pollution in India: Causes and Remedies Dr Mukesh Garg* _____ Abstract: Water pollution in India is a major problem. In recent years due to industrialization and urbanization in India, this problem has become gigantic.

Right to access water is a basic human right. Indian constitution does not make this right a specific right. Article. A cyclist pedals through the morning smog a day after Diwali festival, in New Delhi, India. Environmental pollution -- from filthy air to contaminated water -- is killing more people every year.

The Health Effects of Air Pollution in Delhi, India by Maureen L. Cropper, Nathalie B.

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Simon, Anna Alberini, and P.K. Sharma Maureen L. Cropper is a principal economist at the World Bank (DECRG).

Nathalie B. Simon is a consultant to the World Bank (DECRG) and a graduate student at the University of Maryland.

Anna Alberini is an assistant. Air and Water Pollution in Urban India health benefits (Table 4). India has taken substantial initiatives to make the transport sector vehicles. Further to reduce urban local air pollution in Delhi, the Delhi metro rail has provided a major boost to public transport.

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Some of thecommon methods used for wastewater treatment, including sewage treatment anddrinking water purification, have also been discussed in this book.2/5(2).

It was just about to launch the Sumo—the first taxi car of India on diesel. This was unacceptable for pollution control. EPCA [Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority], with Anil Agarwal as a member, had petitioned the supreme court asking for diesel to be banned for use in buses.

We wanted buses to move to the cleaner : The Logical Indian. This paper-a product of Development Economics Research Group-is part of a larger effort in the group to examine the benefits and costs of pollution control.

The study was funded by the Bank's Research Support Budget under research project Measuring the Health Effects of Air Pollution in Developing Countries: The Case of Delhi, India (RPO ).

47 Urban pollution, health, and sustainable development in Delhi Aakriti Grover and R.B. Singh, University of Delhi, India The world and its geo-bio spheres is an integrated system – a system of interrelated components and elements of which none can be : Aakriti Grover, R.B.

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Guardian India correspondent Michael Safi takes a journey along the Yamuna river. Stretching miles across the north of the country, at its source in.

The adverse health effects of air pollution have generated considerable interest, and studies confirm that exposure to air pollution increases health risks, including adverse cardiovascular, respiratory, pulmonary, and other health-related outcomes [1,2,3].The economic and social harms of air pollution arising from its negative effects on public health have been widely discussed, especially in Cited by:   Valuing the health damages from water pollution in urban Delhi, India: A health production function approach.

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Water Pollution in India An Economic Appraisal M.N. Murty and Surender Kumar 19 certain levels without aff ecting its quality. In fact there could be a problem of water pollution only if the pol-lution loads exceed the natural regenerative capacity of a water resource.

Th e control of water pollution isFile Size: KB. Rising pollution, toxic fumes and vapours from open drains across the national Capital are not only taking a toll on people’s health, but also affecting tracks, trains and other equipment on the Author: Soumya Pillai.

This paper-a product of Development Economics Research Group-is part of a larger effort in the group to examine the benefits and costs of pollution control. The study was funded by the Bank's Research Support Budget under research project Measuring the Health Effects of Air Pollution in Developing Countries: The Case of Delhi, India (RPO ).Cited by: 6.

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DPCC report on eating joints in Satya Niketan area of Delhi, 20/03/ Action taken report by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) in the matter of V.

D. Yadav & Others Vs Govt. Of NCT of Delhi dated 20/03/ in pursuance to the National Green Tribunal order.There are several causes of water pollution in India.

The main causes are briefly described as under: 1. Urbanisation. Rapid urbanisation in India during the recent decades has given rise to a number of environmental problems such as water supply, wastewater generation and its .According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution is the world’s single biggest environmental health high concentrations, ultra-fine particulates can cause strokes, heart disease, lung disease and some cancers.

Last year, the WHO reported that air pollution caused million premature deaths worldwide, million of which were in Delhi.