In Madhya Pradesh, the air quality levels are getting worse because of rapid industrialization, energy consumption, growing number of vehicles, thermal power plants and burning of wastes. Automobiles are the major contributors in air pollution. Apart from rapid industrialization, urbanization has resulted in the emergence of industrial centers without a corresponding growth in civic amenities and pollution control mechanisms. Bhopal is the victim of Bhopal gas tragedy. Poor air quality has both acute and chronic effects on human health. In all metro cities Gwalior has air pollution levels exceed World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommended health standards.
Keywords: Air quality, Pollution, Human health.