State of Delhi’s Air: A Survey & Expert Review Report
Aim of the study is to determine public perception of Delhi’s air pollution crisis, and make policy related recommendations on what will effectively work in Delhi.
Public forms the largest stakeholder group and constitutes the most vulnerable members. Any decision impacting them cannot be taken in isolation. Policy makers, governing bodies, researchers, and market players cannot contribute in addressing the issue of ‘Air Pollution’ effectively without public based insights, which this report will generate through an exhaustive survey.
The Air Pollution Report Working Group will comprehensively review all major recommendations, guidelines, and decisions that have emerged from air pollution discourse thus far. This review is supposed to set the context for the survey, such that public perceptions insights from the survey exercise demystify complexities involved in solving the issue.
The most comprehensive survey based report on air pollution menace in Delhi will highlight what people perceptions about this environmental emergency in India’s capital city are. It will gauge the level of awareness, responsiveness, outlook, economic impacts, and much more which will convey the extent people’s awareness and action.
Our panel of distinguished experts covering various dimensions of air pollution crisis will dissect the insights from survey and review to produce recommendations focusing on ‘what will’ work to change the status quo of Delhi’s air pollution crisis.Various policy briefs and insight summaries will be generated and shared with stakeholders across the board.
Dr. Suresh Jain
Professor of Air Pollution and Health, IIT, Tirupati
Dr. Vivek Nangia
HoD & Director, Pulmonology, Fortis
Founder & Team Lead, Kriti/Social Scientist
Dr. Kamna Sachdeva
Ass. Professor, Dept. of Energy & Env., TERI SAS
Lead India Analyst & Coordinator, IEA
Fellow, TERI; Network Coordinator, UN SDSN - Youth
Campaigner, Global Air Pollution Unit, Greenpeace
Lead India Advisor, Environmental Defense Fund
Dr. Pallavi Pant
Staff Scientist, Health Effects Institute
Programme Lead, Health & Environment Alliance