• Ramakrishna G.N. Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Jain University, Bangalore, India
  • Qarya Adeeba Noor MA Students, Jain University, Bangalore, India
  • Nazneen Mohammed Ismail MA Students, Jain University, Bangalore, India
  • Jhanavi V R MA Students, Jain University, Bangalore, India
  • Amal V Thomas MA Students, Jain University, Bangalore, India




Particulate Matter (PM), Air Pollution, Environmental Impact, Public Health, Atmosphere, AQLI

Abstract [English]

This study looks at air quality in various Indian states, focusing on the prevalence and composition of particulate matter (PM) as a key indicator of air pollution. The study takes a comprehensive approach to assessing state-by-state variations in PM concentrations, taking into account a variety of geographical, climatic, and demographic factors. The research aims to identify patterns, trends, and potential sources of PM in different regions by utilizing extensive air quality monitoring data, statistical analyses, and geographical information systems (GIS).The environment and public health are seriously threatened by air pollution, particularly when it comes to particulate matter (PM). PM is composed of minuscule particles suspended in the atmosphere, which are often generated by combustion, natural, and industrial processes. Prolonged exposure to high particulate matter has been linked to respiratory and cardiovascular disorders, as well as detrimental effects on the environment. Using data from the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) for five years, from 2016 to 2021, and breaking down each state separately, this study examines the intricate rise of PM in India in great detail. Uttar Pradesh has the highest PM rate (2021) at 5.754. This implies that there has been a discernible increase in air pollution in this state. With the lowest is Arunachal Pradesh


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How to Cite

G.N., R., Noor, Q. A., Ismail, N. M., V R, J., & Thomas, A. V. (2023). A STUDY ON STATE WISE AIR POLLUTION WITH REGARD TO PARTICULATE MATTER IN INDIA. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 11(11), 28–38. https://doi.org/10.29121/granthaalayah.v11.i11.2023.5390