Household Cooking Emissions Monitoring At Mikkere Village In Mandya District
Indoor air pollution is considered to be one of the major environmental risks in India. Indoor air pollution emitted from residential building said to be major concern in rural areas. Actually, Indoor air contamination has not been given a lot of significance, eventhough individuals spend around 80-90 %. In indoor, IAP are gases, fumes and particulates. These materials incorporate bio-pressurized canned products, particles, Volatile natural carbons (VOC's), natural and inorganic fumes. The simplified indoor air pollution is made using the questionnaire that was prepared related to type of stoves, type of fuel used in kitchen setup, behavioural pattern of cooking member and various other factors loke ventilation, insulation and building construction design, which plays a major role in the persistence of particulate matter in indoor. Indoor particulate matter emission are responsible for health hazards such as respiratory diseases, Asthma and elevated hospital visits to study the magnitude of indoor air pollution in rural areas, particularly the concentration of particulate matter, a simplified measuring instrument called SKC personal air sampler is used.