Ambient noise level assessment at 70 locations in 07 Metro Cities during Deepawali - 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015

Ambient Noise Level assessment has been conducted at 70 locations in seven cities (Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Bangalore and Hyderabad) reveals following observations: Out of 70 locations, only 07 locations at Peeniya (Industrial) and Whitefield (Industrial) in Bangalore; Jeedimetla (Industrial) and Addapotharam (Industrial) in Hyderabad; Tartala (Industrial) in Kolkata; Talkatora (Industrial) in Lucknow and Andheri (Industrial) in Mumbai are meeting both the day time and night time standards. All these 07 locations lying in Industrial zone. All the locations are above the prescribed limits for day and night time in Delhi and Chennai. Ambient noise monitoring data of 70 noise monitoring stations depicting Leq day time and Leq night time is shown in Annexure-I. Overall Ambient Noise Level Trend in these seven cities on the occasion of Deepawali 11/11/2015, 23/10/2014, 03/11/2013, 13/11/2012 and 26/10/2011 along with data are presented in Annexure-II.