Air pollution behind rising burden of NCDs: ASSOCHAM report

The report said 76 percent of the population with NCDs is exposed to high air pollution. It also suggests that nearly 29 per cent of the population is exposed to high levels of household pollution, while 20 per cent is exposed to air pollution at the workplace.

Not by the 3’R’s alone

The daily addition to the rolls of these poorly-qualified job seekers is “nearly 100,000 young South Asians”, as the Unicef emphasizes, with “almost half of them not on track to find 21st century jobs”.