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Pollution in Kolkata, India

Air pollution data from World Health Organization Info
PM10186
PM2.5100
PM10 Pollution Level: Extremely High

Pollution in Kolkata, India

Air Pollution
75.46 High
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
53.88 Moderate
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal
68.32 High
Dirty and Untidy
67.07 High
Noise and Light Pollution
62.34 High
Water Pollution
67.68 High
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City
66.27 High
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City
53.04 Moderate

Purity and Cleanliness in Kolkata, India

Air quality
24.54 Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
46.12 Moderate
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction
31.68 Low
Clean and Tidy
32.93 Low
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights
37.66 Low
Water Quality
32.32 Low
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City
33.73 Low
Quality of Green and Parks
46.96 Moderate

Contributors: 173

Last update: April 2019

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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6 Comments so far

#Som on Dec 09, 2018 :
Every year we visit kolkata from USA and inspite of all developments in the roads, transports, availability of electricity, it is the air quality which invariably makes us sick. We could never leave kolkata without some upper respiratory illness. Kolkata administration please follow NGT’s permissible air quality index AQI and give a breathing space to its residence.
#positive on Jun 15, 2018 :
@Tulika Sengupta: stp tlking lyk dis and talk normally and people might take you seriously!!
#Anonymous on Oct 26, 2016 :
Kolkata/Calcutta will surely reduce its pollution in the coming years .
But we need help of all the citizen of Kolkata.
#Anonymous on Aug 29, 2016 :
Kolkata is a city of Joy...the home of Mother Theresa. Pollution is high and the city is over crowded. But life goes on as the people adapt to the environment. People do live here and there is peace and harmony among all the different cultures. Yes we do admit there is lot more to be done. But each day things are changing for the better. We will get there slowly but surley.
This was once the capital of the British India let us not forget.
#Harvey Schwartz on Dec 01, 2015 :
I wanted to visit Calcutta this winter but was frightened off by the extremely high PM 2.5 level. Today, the weather station monitor atop the American Consulate reports a reading of 235. That number is so high that a person would have to be suicidal to visit or stay there, literally life threatening.
#Tulika sengupta on Sep 25, 2015 :
People in kolkata use to smoke in crowded place, public transport, throw garbage in the road and drains,peeing and spitting roadside ( sumtyms middle of the road!!!).....this r the besic hygiene we forget2follw . then how come v control pollution!!! I alwz protest and hardly get any1 in my favour! Still I protest.