Noise quality monitoring at various Shopping Malls of Gurugram City, Haryana, India

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Simranjeet Singh, Abhishek Swami, Bhoopesh Kumar Sharma


Present paper deals with preliminary survey of noise level at four selected shopping malls which are commercial areas of Gurugram City. The study was carried out in the month of April, 2018. The comparable noise level was smaller, 57.76, 52.07, 61.11, and 55.3 at Sahara, MG metropolis, City Centre, and Ambiance Malls respectively, in the morning 10:00-11:00 am due to less customers, and higher, 79.04, 79.06, and 81.16 at Sahara, City Centre, and Ambiance Malls respectively, in the evening between 7:00-8:00 pm due to more customers. Co-relation between L10 and L90 level was also studied and it was observed that when the L10 level increases then the L90 level also increases at all the studied shopping Malls. Noise climate (NC) was also studied and Ambiance shopping malls characterizes the highest variation with the levels of 18.4. The noise level recorded was usually higher at all the locations than the prescribed limits of CPCB.

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