BANGALORE - CHENNAI - HYDERABAD


BANGALORE

BANGALORE PEOPLE UNCIVILIZED WITH NOISE POLLUTION
INDIAN EXPRESS 8 / Oct / 2013

Most people are educated as Bangalore in the I. T. Capital. But most of them are uncivilized people when it comes to noise pollution Karnataka High Court Chief Justice D. H. Waghela.

LEVEL OF NOISE POLLUTION IN BANGALORE ALARMING
DNA 20 / NOV / 2012

Level of Noise pollution in Bangalore alarming. “Exposure to around 90 Db for about 6 hours a can result in permoment irreversible hearing loss” said audiologist G. Krishna Kumar. Around 105 Db in M. G. Road, 110 Db at K. G. Bus stand and 105 db at Marathahalli Junction, where as permissible level is 60-70 db “

NOISE LEVEL NEAR HOSPITALS HIGHER THAN OTHER AREAS
[THE HINDU 29/Aug/2013]

ESI Hospital, RajajiNagar[79.5Db average] ESI Hospital, Indiranagar[85.5, Db average], Victoria Hospital [79.9 Db] were recorded. [Note- noise standard recommended by Govt of India is 40 Db in silent zones which are near hospitals.

HOSPITALS RECORD TWICE THE PERMITTED LEVEL OF 50 Db.
[Deccan Chronicle 21/Nov/2013]

Real time noise level recorded at JayadevaInstitute, Bangalore stand at a shocking 99.6 Db. Negative pollution has a definite negative impact on patients, says Director Dr. Manjunath.



CHENNAI

THE TIMES OF INDIA 27/APRIL/2011
LIVING IN CHENNAI CITY IS LIKE LIVING IN A FACTORY

“Data from CPCB shows that noise level everywhere in Chennai are over 100 Db more than typical factory”

30% OF PEOPLE HAVE HEARING LOSS
THE HINDU 2 / NOV/ 2010

“ The Government General Hospital conducted a study in 670 road users. Nearly 30% Of the sample group showed signs of noise induced hearing loss. A further 25% suffered from sensory hearing loss”

ROCK CONCERT IN STREET
www.downtoearth.org.in

“ Guindy, a commercial area in Southern Chennai, is noisiest at 107 db, literally rock concert on the street.” The safe exposure limit for the level of noise is four minutes, according to WHO.



HYDERABAD

SILENT ZONE NOISE LEVEL 90DB
THE HINDU
“ AtPunjagutta, with Nizam’s institute of Medical Sciences nearby, the noise level is a dizzying 90 Db, where as it should not here crossed 50 Db, being a “silent Zone”.

TIMES OF INDIA 09/ OCT/ 2011
“ High pitched celebrations during the festival season see Decibel Levels in Hyderabad shoot way most permissible limits “