How can you register a noise pollution complaint?

Registering a noise pollution complaint is a civic responsibility that can contribute to the well-being of your community. Here’s how you can go about it:

Step 1. What is your Source of Noise :loudspeaker:

Begin by identifying the source of the noise pollution. It could be a loudspeaker from a local event, construction activities, industrial machinery, or even a neighbor’s party.

Step 2. Collect Evidence📏

If possible, record the noise levels using a decibel meter app on your smartphone. Take note of the time, duration, and frequency of the noise. Photographic or video evidence can also be helpful.

Step 3. Contact Local Authorities📞

Reach out to your local municipal corporation, community police, or city council. They often have a department dedicated to environmental protection or public health that handles noise pollution complaints.

Step 4. File a Noise Complaint📝

You can file a complaint in person, over the phone, or through an online portal if available. Provide all the details and evidence you have gathered. Be sure to get a complaint number or reference for future follow-up.

Step 5. Follow Up🔍

If the noise persists, follow up with the authorities using your complaint reference. Persistence is key to ensuring action is taken.

Step 6. Pollution Control Board🌍

If still not resolved, report the noise pollution to your state authority, public health department, or the Central Pollution Control Board.

Step 7. Citizen Community :calling:

In addition to the above steps, posting your concerns in our Complainthub Citizen Community can raise awareness among fellow citizens and can sometimes lead to collective action.

Remember, noise pollution is not just an inconvenience; it can have serious health implications. By taking the steps to register a complaint, you are helping to create a healthier environment for everyone. :seedling::busts_in_silhouette::mute:
For a reference, you can read this article:

Noise Pollution: The Invisible Menace Eroding Our Health and Well-being (

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