Which city from India got the “Partnership for Healthy Cities” award for smoking laws?
Answer with explanationAnswer: Option A
The capital of Karnataka, Bengaluru, has received the Partnership for Healthy Cities award at a summit in London for the effective implementation of smoke-free laws effectively. Bengaluru has also received a cash prize of $ 1,50,000. The global summit brought together officials from more than 50 countries to discuss public health concerns. As per BBMP Chief Commissioner, Bengaluru has been applauded for its efforts to curb public smoking. Bengaluru’s effort has resulted in a reduction of public-place smoking from 18.2% in 2017 to 13.3% in 2021. The number of display signs of no-smoking in Bengaluru has also increased from 23.1% in 2017 to 75% in 2021.
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