India’s state-funded helmet promises ‘fresh air’ in battle on winter smog (Costs Rs. 4,500)

  • As India’s capital of New Delhi prepares for winter – and the accompanying season of acrid smog – the government is promoting a motorcycle helmet fitted with filters and a fan at the back that it says can remove 80% of pollutants.
  • Each helmet retails at 4,500 rupees, or nearly four times the cost of a regular one, effectively putting the device beyond the reach of many riders in India.

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