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Pollution costs India nearly as much as govt health expenditure: Study

Air pollution kills more men than women, while it's the other way round for water pollution

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air pollution in India | pollution in India | Health expenditure

Sachin P Mampatta  |  Mumbai 



Delhi AQI
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Traditional pollution costs India losses equivalent to around 1 per cent of its gross domestic product, according to a study released on Tuesday. This is nearly equal to what the government spends on public healthcare.

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First Published: Wed, May 18 2022. 19:45 IST

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