Air pollution is cutting lives shorter by 5 years in India: Report1 min read . Updated: 14 Jun 2022, 12:46 PM IST
- South Asia bears the highest burden of air pollution. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal remain among the top-five most polluted countries in the world
Air pollution is becoming one of the biggest health threats as per a new study by the University of Chicago. The toxic air pollutants are reducing the life expectancy by five years in the country. Whereas the pollution is shortening lives by almost 10 years in Delhi, the Air Quality Life Index by the Energy Policy Institute noted.
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