IJMTES – Exhaust Carbon Filter and Utilization

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

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Author’s Name : POOVENDRAN C 

Volume 02 Issue 08 2015

ISSN no:  2348-3121

Page no: 24-25

Abstract – In India, there are 210 million registered vehicles as of 31st March 2015. Most of these do not come with the emission standard of Bharat Stage IV for vehicles which was adopted in 2005 by Indian Government. The emissions from these vehicles are toxic and contain harmful gases which causes Air pollution. Air pollution is responsible for many health problem in urban areas. Air pollution is a serious issue and with the 13 out of 20 most polluted cities of the world lies in India. The Air Act was passed in 1981 to regulate air pollution however 2016 Environmental Performance Index ranked India 141 out of 180 countries. . A 2013 study on non-smokers has found that Indians have 30% lower lung function compare to the Europeans. The Global Burden of Diseases study for 2010 had found that outdoor air pollution was the 5th largest killer in India and around 620,000 early deaths occurred from air pollution related diseases.

Keywords— Exhaust, Carbon