Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

From Garbage Hill To Eco Park Delhi’s Okhla Landfill Hopes To Change For The Better

From Garbage Hill To Eco Park Delhi’s Okhla Landfill Hopes To Change For The Better
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South Delhi’s pilot project of converting the Okhla landfill into an ecological park is underway, as about 6000 square metre of the 40 acre land has been converted into a green space
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0: Government Aims To Take On Mounting Waste Crisis, Go ‘ODF Plus’ Despite Cut In Budget Allocation

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0: Government Aims To Take On Mounting Waste Crisis, Go ‘ODF Plus’ Despite Cut In Budget Allocation
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As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan saw a 25 per cent reduction in its budget allocation for the FY 19-20, a scheme called ODF Plus has been launched to ensure effective waste management in rural areas
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Uttarakhand Plants Over 6.25 Lakh Saplings To Celebrate Onset Of Monsoons With Plantation Drive

Uttarakhand Plants Over 6.25 Lakh Saplings To Celebrate Onset Of Monsoons With Plantation Drive
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Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat took part in a massive plantation drive in the state, organised on the occasion of Harela festival to mark the onset of monsoons
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Green Campuses, The Next Big Thing In Rajasthan: Education Minister Mandates Tree Plantation In Colleges By Students

Green Campuses, The Next Big Thing In Rajasthan: Education Minister Mandates Tree Plantation In Colleges By Students
As part of the eco-conservation initiative, Students attending any of the 11 state-run engineering colleges in Rajasthan will be required to plant a sapling and take care of it for the entire duration of course
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#BottleCapChallenge: The Viral Challenge 'Sickens' Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree

#BottleCapChallenge:  The Viral Challenge 'Sickens' Dia Mirza, Twitterati Agree
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UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador, Dia Mirza highlights the most ‘sickening’ thing about people taking up the #BottleCapChallenge
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Odisha’s Puri Is Taking The Lead In Ensuring Clean Beaches With The #MoBeach Cleanup Campaign

Odisha’s Puri Is Taking The Lead In Ensuring Clean Beaches With The #MoBeach Cleanup Campaign
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Odisha’s Mo Beach cleanup initiative in Puri is aimed at sensitising people about the importance of clean beaches
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Experts React To Nirmala Sitharaman's ‘Green’ Budget 2019

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Experts React To Nirmala Sitharaman's ‘Green’ Budget 2019
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first Union Budget 2019 focussed on 'Green India' and garnered mixed response from experts
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Discusses Water Crisis On Mann Ki Baat, Urges Citizens To Save Water

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Discusses Water Crisis On Mann Ki Baat, Urges Citizens To Save Water
In the first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ post re-election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the citizens to conserve water and tap traditional methods for water management
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Former UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim Helped Afroz Shah And Volunteers In Surat’s Tapi River Clean-Up

Former UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim Helped Afroz Shah And Volunteers In Surat’s Tapi River Clean-Up
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Former UN Environment Chief, Erik Solheim joined the UN Champions of the Earth award winner Afroz Shah for Tapi river clean-up drive in Surat
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Menstrual Hygiene: Government’s Suvidha Sanitary Napkins See Zero Sales In Tripura, Manipur And Goa in 2019

Menstrual Hygiene: Government’s Suvidha Sanitary Napkins See Zero Sales In Tripura, Manipur And Goa in 2019
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor sought a response from the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (Department of Pharmaceuticals) over the sales and awareness status of the government’s Suvidha sanitary napkins
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India

Dr. Shashi Tharoor Stresses on The Necessity For Research On Air Pollution In India
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Dr. Shashi Tharoor has emphasised on the need for research on air pollution in India and its impact on health of citizens
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Reprimands A Man Over Dumping Of Floral Waste Into A Local River

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Reprimands A Man Over Dumping Of Floral Waste Into A Local River
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on noticing a man dump 'nirmalya' (flowers offered to God) into the river Cumbharjua, stopped his convoy to reprimand him
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Electric Vehicles May Not Need To Pay Registration Fees Soon, Thanks To The New Government Proposal

Electric Vehicles May Not Need To Pay Registration Fees Soon, Thanks To The New Government Proposal
As part of the central government’s latest proposal, all types of electric vehicles - two, three or four wheelers, will be exempted from paying registration fees
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Air Pollution: Delhiites Wake Up To A Light Shower, Improved Air Quality

Air Pollution: Delhiites Wake Up To A Light Shower, Improved Air Quality
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Light showers in north India brings brought a sigh of relief for the citizens as the air quality of Delhi and NCR improved to ‘satisfactory’ category from 'poor' category
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