Fluoride Action Network

The State of Fluoride in India

Source: Medium | May 20th, 2016 | By Fluoride Knowledge and Action Network
Location: India

1 lakh+ villages, with more than 10 million people, stand to face disability and other serious health problems because of high Fluoride in their water across 22 States and 200+ districts of India.

Rajasthan has the maximum number of Fluoride affected areas (pinks are high Fluoride points between 1 ppm-3 ppm, Blue for 3 ppm to 5 ppm and Green for greater than 5 ppm : Click for Interactive Map

Fluoride Affected areas of Rajasthan Year 2013–14

Andhra Pradesh-Telangana has highly Fluoride affected places such as Nalgonda and Prakasam : Click for Interactive Map

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana 2013–14

Karnataka with increasing Borewells is rising as a highly Fluoride affected state : Click for Interactive Map

Fluoride Points in Karnataka State Year 2013–14

Maharashtra with Basalt rocks presents a unique Fluoride situation : Click for Interactive Map

Maharashtra 2013–14

Gujarat has some of the oldest Fluoride affected places of Mehsana and Amreli : Click for Interactive Map

Fluoride In Gujarat Year 2013–14

Madhya Pradesh presents a challenging mix of Fluoride and malnutrition in Jhabua,Dhar and Chhindwara among other places : Click for Interactive Map

Madhya Pradesh Year 2013–14

Bihar has rising number of Fluoride affected places?—?Jamui, Gaya, Munger … Click for Interactive Map

Bihar 2013–14

Fluoride affected West Bengal areas are mostly in the eastern regions bordering Jharkhand : Click for Interactive Map

West Bengal 2013–14

Haryana has a moderate to high fluoride problem very close to Delhi : Click for Interactive Map

Haryana 2013–14

Tamil Nadu has high fluoride in the northern districts of Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri but also in other places because of the geology: Click for Interactive Map

Tamil Nadu 2013–14

Assam has a long fluoride history with Karbi Anglong, Nagaon highly affected and the capital Guwahati recently showing high concentrations : Click for Interactive Map

Assam 2013–14

Punjab like Haryana has a moderate range of high fluoride problem, but areas bordering Rajasthan show greater concentrations: Click for Interactive Map

Punjab 2013–14

Chhattisgarh has high fluoride affected districts such as Korba and Durg : Click for Interactive Map

Chhattisgarh 2013–14

Keralawith Alapuzha and Pallakad has two areas with high
fluoride: Click for the Interactive Map

Kerala 2013–14

From Agra to Unnao to Sonbhadra, Uttar Pradesh has hundreds of habitations with high Fluoride : Click for Interactive Map

Uttar Pradesh 2013–14