Posts by: Barkha Mathur

Barkha Mathur

Artists In Ghaziabad Reuse 200 Kilos Of Seized Polythene To Create An Innovative Art Piece

Artists In Ghaziabad Reuse 200 Kilos Of Seized Polythene To Create An Innovative Art Piece
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The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation conducted a drive to seize polythene in June this year and collected about 50,000 kilos of polythene, of which 200 kgs was used by two artists to create a sculpture of Swachh Bharat Mission logo
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Stubble Burning: A Bale Of Paddy Straw- Convert It Into Biofuel, Don’t Burn It, A Punjab Startup Shows The Way

Stubble Burning: A Bale Of Paddy Straw- Convert It Into Biofuel, Don’t Burn It, A Punjab Startup Shows The Way
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Farm2energy, a startup in Punjab provides solution to the air pollution through establishing bio-energy plants and offering residue handling services to the farmers resulting in reducing overall costs for the farmers
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Veteran Conservationist And Ganga Crusader, Swami Gyanswaroop Sanand Dies During Fast-Unto-Death To Save Ganga

Veteran Conservationist And Ganga Crusader, Swami Gyanswaroop Sanand Dies During Fast-Unto-Death To Save Ganga
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The 86 year old former Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur professor, Gurudas Agarwal also known as Sant Swami Gyan Swaroop Sanand, who was on a fast unto death since June 22 to put pressure on the government to take some concrete steps to clean up Ganga, died after a heart attack at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand on Thursday
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Global Warming: ‘India Must Get Its Act Together Now’, Warn Environmentalists Predicting Extreme Climates

Global Warming: ‘India Must Get Its Act Together Now’, Warn Environmentalists Predicting Extreme Climates
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) in its special report says that no country has met its commitment made in Paris of cutting global temperature and documents glaring evidence of the devastating impact of climate change on the poor and developing countries
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Jaisalmer Fort, 850 Year Old Monument, In Danger Of Sinking Due To Prevailing Sanitation, Water Issues

Jaisalmer Fort, 850 Year Old Monument, In Danger Of Sinking Due To Prevailing Sanitation, Water Issues
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The Royal Family of Jaisalmer organised an awareness programme in partnership with Global Citizen India, Manganiar tribe and other residents of the fort to create awareness on the degrading condition of the fort and to engage the people, especially the youth in taking the initiative to save the fort
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Delhi Strives To Rehabilitate Manual Scavengers; Officials Say Removing Social Stigma Critical

Delhi Strives To Rehabilitate Manual Scavengers; Officials Say Removing Social Stigma Critical
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Manual scavenging prevails in India despite a 1993 law making it illegal and a subsequent Act tightening the norms of the earlier law in 2013
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‘Gandhi ji Was The Most Deserving Candidate For The ‘Champion of Earth’ Award’: PM Modi

‘Gandhi ji Was The Most Deserving Candidate For The ‘Champion of Earth’ Award’: PM Modi
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While addressing a gathering after inaugurating a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi’s life and said that Gandhiji was the most deserving candidate for the United Nations Champions of the Earth award.
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Swachh Bharat Mission, A People’s Movement Will Soon Reach Its Goal: President Kovind

Swachh Bharat Mission, A People’s Movement Will Soon Reach Its Goal: President Kovind
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During the inauguration of a three-day Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention in New Delhi, President Ram Nath Kovind encouraged the delegates from other countries to use, as they deem, the model of Swachh Bharat Mission to improve the sanitation in their respective countries
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Swachh Bharat: Surat Municipal Corporation To Involve 15 lakh Children In Cleanliness Activities In October

Swachh Bharat: Surat Municipal Corporation To Involve 15 lakh Children In Cleanliness Activities In October
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Health and Sanitation Department of Surat Municipal Corporation is planning a cleanliness based programme packed social activities for sensitizing people and spreading the message of ‘swachhta’ through children
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Swachhata Hi Seva: Minister Kiren Rijiju Launches Clean Up Drive At A Railway Station In Arunachal Pradesh

<i>Swachhata Hi Seva</i>: Minister Kiren Rijiju Launches Clean Up Drive At A Railway Station In Arunachal Pradesh
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The cleanliness drive at Naharlagun railway station saw a large number of people do ‘shramdaan’ for the cleanliness drive along with Union Minister Kiren Rijiju as part of the Swachhata Hi Seva initiative to give an impetus to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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