Study of Noise Pollution in Nashik City

Paper Topic :

Expert approaches

Author Name :

Prof. P. M. Pathak

Abstract :

Rapid urbanization and alarming growth of population is causing serious environmental problems in Nashik city. Noise is one of the environmental problems that uncomfort in daily life. Noise pollution has become major concern for communities living within the city. The study examines the problem of noise pollution in the wake of its ill effect on the life of the people. A cross-section survey of the population in Nasik city points out that main sources of noise pollution are loudspeakers and automobiles. However, female population is affected by religious noise a little more than male population. Major effects of noise pollution include interference with communication, sleeplessness, and reduced efficiency.

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