Gazipur is at the top of air pollution among 64 districts of the country. In terms of pollution, the air volume here is 263.51 micrograms per cubic meter. Besides, Dhaka district is in the second position and Narayanganj is in the third position. On the other hand, Madaripur district has the least polluted air.
This information came from a study by the Center for Atmospheric Pollution Study (CAPS). The results of the study were released at a press conference at the National Press Club on Thursday (February 3) at 11am.
The Stamford Center for Atmospheric Pollution Study (CAPS) conducted a study in district towns across the country from January 6 to April 6 last year. Depending on the use of that type of land in the study, the material particles of 3163 places were observed scientifically by observing 2.5 values. This information has come up as a result of this scientific study.
The research report titled ‘Airborne Survey-2021 of 64 districts across the country’ was presented by Dr. Ahmad Kamruzzaman Majumdar.
According to the press conference, the study found that Dhaka is in the second position and Narayanganj is in the third position in the list of polluted air zones. In terms of pollution, Gazipur has 263.51 micrograms per cubic meter, Dhaka 252.93 micrograms, Narayanganj 222.45 micrograms and Madaripur 49.08 micrograms per cubic meter.
The press conference was presided over by Professor Muhammad Ali Naki, Vice Chancellor of Stamford University Bangladesh.