The Impact of Exposure to Air Pollutants among Traffic Police in Bihar

An Excerpt from the Field


  • Barun Kumar Thakur FLAME University
  • Tamali Chakraborty Indian Institute of Management, Bodh Gaya
  • Ashok Kumar Ghosh Bihar Pollution Control Board



Air Pollution, Bihar, Traffic Police , National Clean Air Programme




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Author Biographies

Barun Kumar Thakur, FLAME University

Department of Economics, FLAME University, Gat No. 1270, Lavale, Off. Pune Bangalore Highway, Pune 412115, India.

Tamali Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Management, Bodh Gaya

Department of Economics and Business Environment, Indian Institute of Management Bodh Gaya, Uruvela, Prabandh Vihar, Bodh Gaya 824234, India.

Ashok Kumar Ghosh, Bihar Pollution Control Board

Bihar Pollution Control Board, Parivesh Bhawan, Plot no. NS-B/2, Patliputra Industrial Area, Patliputra, Patna 800010, India.


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Thakur, B. K. ., Chakraborty, T. ., & Ghosh, A. K. . (2021). The Impact of Exposure to Air Pollutants among Traffic Police in Bihar: An Excerpt from the Field. Ecology, Economy and Society–the INSEE Journal, 4(1), 129–133.