Sound meters for new 9 cities

Sound meters for new 9 cities

Views: 576

To monitor noise pollution, the Bihar State Pollution Control Board will install sound level meters in nine cities across the State, an instrument used to assess noise and sound levels by measuring sound pressure.

“Having five such meters at various locations, the Pollution Control Board has planned to expand this network  to cover more cities in the state that has divisional headquarters or cities with municipal corporations”, said BSPCB Scientist SN Jaiswal.

Reasons for noise pollution in the city are three-wheelers, constant honking by motorists, generator set, and construction activities, said BSPCB chairman Ashok Kumar Ghosh.

Plants can contribute to reduce the noise pollution, as fleshy leaves, stems, branches, and wood can absorb sound.

Residents of the neighborhood in Patna also complained about the constant noise due to some manufacturing activity by some traders and they refused to relocate.

 Carter Rowney Womens Jersey

Most Popular


About Us

Smart city portal was started with an aim to provide latest news information about the smart city mission of the Government of India. Founded in 2015, the portal enjoys the distinction of being India's first integrated website on smart cities of India. The website features stories on the economic growth of Indian cities where the government is trying to improve the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology as a means to create smart outcomes for citizens.

Contact Us

Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd. Stellar IT Park, 7A/7B, 5th floor, Annexe Building, C-25, Sector 62 Noida – 201309, Uttar Pradesh, India

To Top