Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

Dia Mirza ‘Heals The Himalayas’, Contributes In A Four-Hour Clean-Up Drive To Do Her Bit For The Environment

Dia Mirza ‘Heals The Himalayas’, Contributes In A Four-Hour Clean-Up Drive To Do Her Bit For The Environment
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Dia Mirza recently teamed up with the volunteers of Healing Himalaya Foundation for a cleanup drive and the team collected about 120 sacks full of plastic waste
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From A Luxury To Suffocating, Here Are Some Unusual Myths Regarding Toilets Debunked

From A Luxury To Suffocating, Here Are Some Unusual Myths Regarding Toilets Debunked
Despite the construction of over 9 crore toilets, a lot of people still prefer defecating in the open due to the ancient myths surrounding construction as well as usage of toilets
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‘Waste Handlers A Key To Swachh Bharat’, Says Safai Sena As They Release List Of Demands Before Elections

‘Waste Handlers A Key To Swachh Bharat’, Says Safai Sena As They Release List Of Demands Before Elections
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A group of 12,000 waste pickers, Safai Sena, have released a list of demands ahead of elections, asking political parties to take into account the services of 2 million waste pickers
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140 Police Stations In Mumbai To Get Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines To Empower Their Female Cops

140 Police Stations In Mumbai To Get Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines To Empower Their Female Cops
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About 140 police stations throughout Mumbai are set to receive sanitary napkin vending machines as part of the Mumbai Police welfare initiative ‘Smart Maitrin’ project
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European Union Intensifies The Fight Against Plastic Pollution, Bans Ten Most Common Single-Use Plastic Products

European Union Intensifies The Fight Against Plastic Pollution, Bans Ten Most Common Single-Use Plastic Products
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The single-use plastic ban is part of the comprehensive ‘Single-Use Plastics Directive’, aimed at reducing ocean pollution
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East Delhi Achieves Major Cleanliness Milestone By Finally Securing Open Defecation Free Status

East Delhi Achieves Major Cleanliness Milestone By Finally Securing Open Defecation Free Status
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After receiving the Open Defecation Free tag, the East Delhi commissioner Dilraj Kaur urged the residents to adopt cleanliness and hygiene as part of their habits
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In Pictures: On World Water Day, The WASH Photo Project Showcases India’s Major Water Crisis

In Pictures: On World Water Day, The WASH Photo Project Showcases India’s Major Water Crisis
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The exhibition displays the current reality of water - crises and the solutions through the lens of visual narratives captured by seven amateur documentary photographers under the guidance of a mentor panel
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World Water Day 2019: New Report Reminds Of The Grim Realities Of Water Scarcity In India

World Water Day 2019: New Report Reminds Of The Grim Realities Of Water Scarcity In India
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The number of people living in water scarce areas is expected to go up to five billion by 2050, states the report titled "Beneath the Surface: The State of the World's Water 2019", released by WaterAid to mark World Water Day
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Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market

Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market
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The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for failing to build toilet facilities for women in a major market
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#TrashTag: Twitterati Welcome The Latest Viral 'Garbage' Challenge, This One Is Just What We Need!

#TrashTag: Twitterati Welcome The Latest Viral 'Garbage' Challenge, This One Is Just What We Need!
The #TrashTag challenge has millennials all over the world cleaning dirty areas and posting before and after pictures on the internet 
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The Ambanis Go Green, Choose Eco-Friendly Cutlery For Aakash-Shloka Wedding

The Ambanis Go Green, Choose Eco-Friendly Cutlery For Aakash-Shloka Wedding
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The Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta wedding was a plastic-free event and as they chose to use bio-degradable cutlery made of sugarcane fiber
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: And The Award For Cleanest State In India Goes To..Chhattisgarh!

Swachh Survekshan 2019: And The Award For Cleanest State In India Goes To..Chhattisgarh!
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Chhattisgarh, ranked 2nd last year, has secured the first rank in Swachh Survekshan 2019 for the cleanest state category
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Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana

Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana
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A look at how the urban slum of Chakkarpur dealt with the lack of access to toilets and washrooms with women taking the lead to give up open defecation
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Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago

Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago
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The practice of manual scavenging has been outlawed since 1993 but despite the 25 year ban, the manual scavengers still exist in large numbers, here’s how the practice fares as of today
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