Dr Harsh Vardhan – Union Minister:
Researchers have found low surface ozone over the Brahmaputra River Valley (BRV) compared to other urban locations in India.
This is good news for the health of the people living around the Brahmaputra River Valley.
Scientists at ARIES Nainital under DST India evaluated the near-surface ozone in the Brahmaputra River Valley & found a relatively low concentration of Ozone over Guwahati compared to the other urban locations in India.
The study was led by Umesh Dumka from ARIES Nainital with contributions by Dr A. S. Gautam from @h_garhwal, Dr Suresh Tiwari from IITM Delhi, Prof. Philip K. Hopke from @urochestermed & Prof. R. K. Chakrabarty from @WUSTL.