Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

India’s Cleanest City Indore Is Anand Mahindra’s Monday Motivation, Gets Praised For The Swachh Transformation

India’s Cleanest City Indore Is Anand Mahindra’s Monday Motivation, Gets Praised For The Swachh Transformation
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Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, appreciated the progress Indore has made under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan; said, ‘the city’s transformation is miraculous’
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National Deworming Day 2020: A Manual On Intestinal Worms And Their Prevention

National Deworming Day 2020: A Manual On Intestinal Worms And Their Prevention
The National Deworming Day was introduced to deworm all preschool and school-age children (enrolled and non-enrolled) between the ages of 1-19 years
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Kerala Declares Coronavirus A State Calamity, Here Are Five Things To Know About The Outbreak

Kerala Declares Coronavirus A State Calamity, Here Are Five Things To Know About The Outbreak
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On December 31, 2019, Wuhan, a city in China reported the first case of Novel Coronavirus and since then over 25,000 cases and 490 deaths have been confirmed in China
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Gurugram Teenager Brings Back Barter System, Offers Upcycled And Recycled Products In Exchange Of Dry Waste

Gurugram Teenager Brings Back Barter System, Offers Upcycled And Recycled Products In Exchange Of Dry Waste
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13-year-old Vikramjeet Singh Kanwar, fondly known as Max, founded Max Xchange which allows people to exchange their dry and recyclable waste for upcycled products like home furnishings, stationery, glassware, etc
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Budget 2020: Budget Allocation Shows An Increase For Nutritional Schemes But A Steep Drop In Food Subsidy

Budget 2020: Budget Allocation Shows An Increase For Nutritional Schemes But A Steep Drop In Food Subsidy
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As Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, presented the budget for the financial year 2020-21, we take a look at the trend in money allocated for nutrition programmes over the years
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World Sustainable Development Summit 2020: Clean Air Project Launched To Reduce Air Pollution In Four Cities

World Sustainable Development Summit 2020: Clean Air Project Launched To Reduce Air Pollution In Four Cities
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To strengthen India’s determination to curtail air pollution and support the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) which aims to reduce the PM 2.5 and PM 10 concentrations by 20-30 per cent by 2024, a Clean Air Project (CAP) has been launched in four cities
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Budget 2020: 10 Things Health And Nutrition Experts And Activists Are Expecting From The Union Budget

Budget 2020: 10 Things Health And Nutrition Experts And Activists Are Expecting From The Union Budget
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Budget 2020: Before the budget is released, NDTV spoke to experts and activists for their budget wishlist to deal with issues of malnutrition, health and hygiene
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Poor Waste Management And Citizen’s Feedback Likely To Pull Down Bengaluru’s Ranking

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Poor Waste Management And Citizen’s Feedback Likely To Pull Down Bengaluru’s Ranking
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Bengaluru generates 4000 metric tonnes (MT) of waste everyday but only 1200 MT is processed and the remaining 2800 MT which is mixed waste is dumped on the landfill
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Knowledge Comes With Free Nutritious Meals At This NGO’s ‘Mission Education’ Programme In West Bengal

Knowledge Comes With Free Nutritious Meals At This NGO’s ‘Mission Education’ Programme In West Bengal
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Similar to government’s mid-day meal scheme, NGO Smile Foundation’s Mission Education program addresses the issue of health and nutrition through the medium of education
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Madhya Pradesh Minister Proves ‘Cleanliness Is The Responsibility Of Every Citizen’, Cleans Waste In Indore

Madhya Pradesh Minister Proves ‘Cleanliness Is The Responsibility Of Every Citizen’, Cleans Waste In Indore
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On January 20, Madhya Pradesh Food and Civil Supplies Minister Pradhuman Singh Tomar, picked up the spade and cleaned waste lying around in a warehouse in Indore
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Bengaluru’s ‘Shame’ Campaign To Stop Open Urination Gets Mixed Reactions On Internet From Citizens

Bengaluru’s ‘Shame’ Campaign To Stop Open Urination Gets Mixed Reactions On Internet From Citizens
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The campaign to shame those urinating in the open in Bengaluru by installing mirrors in common areas where the practice is prevalent has drawn mixed reactions from the people on social media
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Jogging And Cleaning For A Plastic Free Pune, A 24-Year-Old Software Engineer Goes Plogging

Jogging And Cleaning For A Plastic Free Pune, A 24-Year-Old Software Engineer Goes Plogging
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Meet 24-year-old Vivek Gurav, a software engineer by profession, who initiated plogging in Pune in June 2019 and now runs Pune Ploggers, a group of environment conscious citizens dedicated to cleaning the city
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: Bengaluru Takes On Open Urination By Installing Mirrors To Shame Offenders

Swachh Survekshan 2020: Bengaluru Takes On Open Urination By Installing Mirrors To Shame Offenders
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To stop open urination, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has come up with one of a kind ‘shame’ campaign under which huge mirrors have been placed at prominent open urination spots
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Green New Year: Bhubaneswar Steps In 2020 With Green Gifts, That Gives Back to The Environment

Green New Year: Bhubaneswar Steps In 2020 With Green Gifts, That Gives Back to The Environment
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Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped into the New Year with the ‘Go Green’ campaign, which aims to sensitise people by distributing plant saplings, books, and cotton bags as gifts
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