Noise pollution sources in India and their effect on human health

Published 25-04-2023
Section Review articles


  • Sahdev S.O.S. In Environmental Science Pt. RSU Raipur
  • Neelkamal Sahu School of Studies in Environmental Science in Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Amanaka, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492010, India


Noise pollution is a growing problem in India. Noise pollution in India This problem is increasing continuously in some such states. Since the beginning of Covid-19 here, people have spent time in their homes and have used many electronic items like earphones, MP3, TV, etc., which has affected their health. Many electronic devices used for human convenience, sounds of industries, sounds of vehicles, appliances used in homes, generators used in fields, etc. are sources of constant noise. This is having an impact on the environment and human life. This is having an effect on health. Human being exposed to and hearing sound more than 60dB has an effect on human health. Human being exposed to the sound for a long time suffers deafness due to pressure on their ears and continuous exposure to sound has immediate effect and long-term effect on health. Such as loss of hearing, change in behavior, sleeplessness, BP problem, etc. Through this review, we have studied the sources of noise pollution in India and their effects on human health.

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