5th Largest Killer in India
13 of 20 Most Polluted Cities in INDIA
Largest cause of Asthma In Children
31% of Bengaluru Traffic Police affected due to Air Pollution
26% of Mangaluru Traffic Police affected due to Air Pollution
150000 Metric Tonnes Waste Generated Each Day in India
96000 Metric Tonnes Generated each day can be recycled
Landfills cause 20% of Methane Gas Emissions in India
300 Tonnes Waste Generated Each Day In Mangaluru
85% goes to Landfill
Untreated Sewage is the Single most source of Water pollution
114 Cities Dump untreated sewage into Ganges River
The APD Foundation was set up in view of the fact that there is an apparent information and data deficit amongst the citizens of our country regarding environmental concerns.
The amount and type of data we generate in our everyday lives has changed beyond measure with the technology revolution. Yet, data used by authorities for improvising publich health and welfare has remained largely unchanged and hinges upon traditional, largely historical data which seldom helps in concrete decision making and planning for better future.