IJLST 2017 Volume 10 Issue 3

International Journal of Life Sciences and Technology (IJLST) ISSN: 0974-5335

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An assessment of environmental noise pollution in Bikaner city of western Rajasthan, India

Authors & Affiliation:
P.D. Charan
Department of Environmental Science, Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner-334004

Bikaner is the second largest city of the Thar region after Jodhpur. The present investigation was focussed of the assessment of noise level at five different sites in Bikaner city for day time as well night time during February, 2016 to April, 2016. The results of the present investigation revealed that the noise level in Bikaner city is extremely high from the prescribed level. Almost all the observations at Industrial, Commercial, Residential and even the silence zone (PBM Hospital) have shown the level of noise above its maximum permissible level. The residential site (JNV colony) was quite noiseless during night time, however in day time, noise level at JNV colony site has also found above the prescribed level. The present investigation is focused on assessment of noise level at different sites and suggests some remedial measures to mitigate the adverse effects of noise pollution.
Key words: Environmental noise pollution, maximum permissible level, silence zone

Prof. Dr. Prabhu Britto Albert,
Jan 31, 2017, 11:56 AM
Prof. Dr. Prabhu Britto Albert,
Jan 31, 2017, 11:56 AM