Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

Gifts In Return For Garbage, A Mumbai NGO Pushes The Agenda Of Waste Management

Gifts In Return For Garbage, A Mumbai NGO Pushes The Agenda Of Waste Management
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With an aim to leave the world better than they found it, Green Yatra, a Mumbai based NGO is walking the extra mile to save environment
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Adopt These 4Rs To Save Water, A Woman From Hyderabad Shows How

Adopt These 4Rs To Save Water, A Woman From Hyderabad Shows How
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Practising the 4Rs of rainwater harvesting, reuse, recycle and recharge, 47-year-old Kalpana Ramesh from Hyderabad is conserving water and cutting down her dependence on tankers
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#WorldWaterDay: When Water Is Conserved, Our Cities, Villages And Hardworking Farmers Benefit Tremendously, Says PM Modi

#WorldWaterDay: When Water Is Conserved, Our Cities, Villages And Hardworking Farmers Benefit Tremendously, Says PM Modi
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From Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister for Shipping and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari to director Shekhar Kapur, people from all walks of life come together and urge citizens to conserve water for a better future
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163 Ponds Revived In 60 Days: Here Is How People Of Ernakulam District, Kerala, Are Giving A Second Lease Of Life To Ponds

163 Ponds Revived In 60 Days: Here Is How People Of Ernakulam District, Kerala, Are Giving A Second Lease Of Life To Ponds
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In Ernakulam district of drought stricken Kerala, there used to be close to 3000 ponds, but over a period of time majority of the ponds dried up and now there are some 600-700 ponds
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World Water Day 2018: 5 Things Cape Town Is Doing To Avoid Running Out Of Water

World Water Day 2018: 5 Things Cape Town Is Doing To Avoid Running Out Of Water
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From government imposing limits on consumption of water to organisations and ordinary citizens coming up with various solutions, here is what Cape Town is doing to push back the day zero, when it will run out of water
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World Water Day Tips For India: Here's How China, Israel, UK, Singapore And Tanzania Are Conserving Water

World Water Day Tips For India: Here's How China, Israel, UK, Singapore And Tanzania Are Conserving Water
From investing big in water conservation projects like China to the use of smart monitoring technology by United Kingdom, here is how different countries are conserving water
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Give Recyclable Waste, Get Cash In Return: Here's How A Bengaluru Based Start-Up Is Helping Ease The Burden On City's Landfill

Give Recyclable Waste, Get Cash In Return: Here's How A Bengaluru Based Start-Up Is Helping Ease The Burden On City's Landfill
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Naveen Mariyan, a 27-year-old entrepreneur is helping Bangalorians earn from their waste. Here is how
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Mumbaikars Receive An Eco-Gift In The Form Of 25 Hybrid Electric Buses

Mumbaikars Receive An Eco-Gift In The Form Of 25 Hybrid Electric Buses
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Union Minister for Heavy Industries Anant G. Geete and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched Hybrid Electric Buses
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Gift Pads, Gift Hygiene: Chennai Students Initiate A Campaign To Provide An Year Supply Of Sanitary Napkins To Underprivileged Girls

Gift Pads, Gift Hygiene: Chennai Students Initiate A Campaign To Provide An Year Supply Of Sanitary Napkins To Underprivileged Girls
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Blooming Beacon, a student led group devoted towards social work is trying to raise ₹8,90,000 to provide sanitary napkins to around 3,500 women and girls
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Madhya Pradesh Prepones Its Open Defecation Free Deadline, Plans To End The Age Old Practice This Year Only

Madhya Pradesh Prepones Its Open Defecation Free Deadline, Plans To End The Age Old Practice This Year Only
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Madhya Pradesh whose 72 per cent of the population resides in rural areas plans to go open defecation free by October 2, 2018 instead of its previously set deadline i.e., October 2, 2019
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Reviews Progress Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan In Four States, Asks To Make It A Mass Movement

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Reviews Progress Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan In Four States, Asks To Make It A Mass Movement
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Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with collectors of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, and Jammu and Kashmir and asked them to adopt good practices to attain open defecation free status
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Assam's State Budget Includes Provision For Annual Stipend To Encourage Girls To Buy Sanitary Napkins

Assam's State Budget Includes Provision For Annual Stipend To Encourage Girls To Buy Sanitary Napkins
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A monthly stipend of ₹600 will be provided to girls between 12 to 20 years of age to purchase hygienic sanitary products
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Women Power Leads The Way Towards A Swachh Bharat

Women Power Leads The Way Towards A Swachh Bharat
While Mrs India 2017 helps reduce the waste by practicing 3Rs, Indore’s Mayor Malini Gaur works towards retaining the title of India’s cleanest city
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Sanitary Napkin PadBank: Here’s How Some Women Are Pushing The Menstrual Hygiene Cause

Sanitary Napkin PadBank: Here’s How Some Women Are Pushing The Menstrual Hygiene Cause
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From an MLA initiating India’s first sanitary PadBank to a 16-year-old coming forward to help the girls of her age, PadBanks being run by different women are emerging to be an important mechanism to provide sanitary napkins to women without means. Here are five such PadBanks
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