Pollution Control Research Output in India from Scopus Database: A Scientometric Analysis

Vivekanandhan S., Sivasamy K., Bathri Narayanan A.L., (doi: 10.23953/cloud.ijalis.222)


The Scientometric study examines the research contribution of India towards pollution control by date indexed in Scopus database for 12 years from 2003 to 2014 using different qualitative and quantitative measures. Related relevant literature was reviewed. It has been identified that a total number of 28445 research publications were published during the above cited period. It is identified that 160 research institutions of India were responsible for placing India in the 3rd place for publishing 1551 publications and also to highlight the h-index gained by the top 15 institutions. Further, the analysis revealed the wise country publications with ranking and the share of India towards research publications with citations along with the type of documents. The impact of relative research effort analyzed through Publication Efficiency Index. The funding agencies are requested to allocate more funds to do many more research on Pollution Control for the betterment of the society.


Scientometric; Pollution Control; Citation Analysis; Bibliometrics; Scopus

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