Green Celebrity
Fri, 08 Oct 2010 16:59:20 GMT

Hyderabad's air quality, traffic congestion causing concern

Hyderabad: The level of pollutants in the air and traffic congestion in Hyderabad are on the rise, posing serious health hazards and the hi-tech city needs to wake up, said a report released Thursday.


Hyderabad's air quality, traffic congestion causing concern

Traffic comes to a standstill on a busy road in Hyderabad

The New Delhi-based research and advocacy organisation Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) analysed air quality and transportation data in Hyderabad and found increased levels of particulate matter (PM) pollution.

The report -- "Hyderabad City Dialogue on Air Quality and Transportation Challenge: An Agenda for Action" -- released at a public meeting and round table conference, has found increased levels of PM pollution and crippling signs of mobility crisis.

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