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The present study has been carried out to assess indoor SPM levels in kitchens of the household using different modes of cooking in Jammu using handy air sampler (Envirotech APM 821) with air flow rate of 1.5 LPM from 6am to 2pm. All the kitchens with different modes of cooking exhibited values of indoor SPM higher than the prescribed CPCB values of 200 µg/m3. Complied average values of SPM were used to calculate IPI (Indoor Pollution Index). The calculated values of indoor SPM in all the four types of kitchens were observed to be statistically significant (p <0.05).


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Rampal, R. K. ., & Chib, A. . (2013). Assessment of indoor SPM in kitchens of household using different modes of cooking in Jammu, India. Environment Conservation Journal, 14(3), 23–27.


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