Garg, N. and Maji, S. (2016) A retrospective view of noise pollution control policy in India: status, proposed revisions and control measures. Current Science, 111 (1). pp. 29-38. ISSN 0011-3891

PDF - Published Version
Download (4Mb) | Preview


This article provides a retrospective view of noise policies and ordinances in India. It also proposes revisions in them for noise abatement and control based on the available knowledge on noise policies and regulations followed around the world. The work focuses on the inclusion of noise limits for construction activities, household appliances apart from the revision in ambient noise standards and National Building Codes for protection against noise pollution. It is envisaged that the proposed revisions and work plan shall be instrumental in execution of noise abatement action plans for controlling noise pollution in India.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ambient noise standards, control measures, noise pollution, polices and ordinances.
Subjects: General Science > General Science
Depositing User: Dr. Rajpal Walke
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 07:45
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2017 07:45

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item