The most common culprit of air pollution, across is the burning of coal, oil, and gas, also leading to the climate crisis.
According to Green Peace Raigarh ranks 48 in the list of world's most polluted cities. The report is based on 2018 air quality data from public monitoring sources, such as government monitoring networks.
Big industries and power plants burning coal, without any filtration, like electrostatic precipitator (ESP) which removes fine particles, like dust and smoke, are a major cause for the alarming air pollution.
Community Correspondent Rajesh Gupta reports from Chhattishgarh for Video Volunteers.
A social impact initiative by Uttar Pradesh state government is changing the lives of rural women.
Despite having a health centre, people have to travel 15 kms away for any emergency.