Srinagar: (Azadi Times) The air quality index in Kashmir is gradually going into the poor category in winter said Dr. Parvez Kaul, director of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences.
Along with this, about 10,000 deaths every year in Jammu and Kashmir are due to air pollution. It needs to be controlled. Dr. Kaul was addressing in the context of launching the Jammu-Kashmir Chapter of Doctors for Clean Air and Climate Action.
According to the information, he said that about 10,000 deaths occur annually due to exposure to particulate matter 2.5. It needs to be controlled by combating it. Air pollution is an issue not only in Delhi and Maharashtra but also in Jammu and Kashmir due to the increasing number of vehicles, brick kilns, and cement factories.
All these are affecting our health by polluting the air. Air pollution is becoming a health issue. Kaul said that our aim is to make doctors aware so that this message reaches the common people as people consider the advice of doctors as the voice of God.
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