Posts by: Barkha Mathur

Barkha Mathur

World Water Day 2019: What Pollutes The Mighty Ganga, Experts Speak

World Water Day 2019: What Pollutes The Mighty Ganga, Experts Speak
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The Ganga River, which sustains millions of people in India is being continuously exploited and exposed to hazardous waste, and the government programmes for rejuvenating the river seem to lose sight of the real problem
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This 19-Year-Old Eco-Crusader Has Convinced 1000 Restaurants To Save Water Through #GlasshalfFull Drive

This 19-Year-Old Eco-Crusader Has Convinced 1000 Restaurants To Save Water Through #GlasshalfFull Drive
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Recipient of the prestigious title of ‘Global Changemaker’ in 2018, Garvita Gulhati, Founder of "Why Waste?", an organization that works on saving water, has been an environmentalist since the age of 13
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World Water Day 2019: Five Stark Facts About Water Crisis In India

World Water Day 2019: Five Stark Facts About Water Crisis In India
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Most of us tend to take water for granted and do not give a second thought to wasting water in various day to day activities; on this World Water Day, we bring to you five stark facts about water crisis in India that will make you save water
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Happy Holi 2019: Celebrate The Festival Of Colours With These Homemade Eco-Friendly Hues

Happy Holi 2019: Celebrate The Festival Of Colours With These Homemade Eco-Friendly Hues
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Natural and eco-friendly colours are safe and quite easy to make and remove; here are five ways to make colours at home
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Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production

Customs Duty On Electric Vehicles Parts Increased From 2020, To Boost Local Production
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As per the Department of Heavy Industries (DHI) the basic import duty on lithium-ion cells which are used in the manufacturing of battery packs will be doubled while the battery pack used in manufacturing electric vehicles will be tripled, to encourage indigenous manufacturing of EVs and make these more affordable
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As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures

As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures
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Telangana’s Karimnagar Municipal Corporation has passed a resolution making it compulsory for all houses, apartments, community halls, and commercial establishments that have a built-up area of over 2700 square feet to install solar panels on their rooftops
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Delhi Government Floats Tenders For Fleet Of 375 Electric Buses To Promote Pollution-Free Public Transport

Delhi Government Floats Tenders For Fleet Of 375 Electric Buses To Promote Pollution-Free Public Transport
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In line with its aim to promote the electrification of public transportation by plying 1000 electric buses, the Delhi government has rolled out a tender for the first phase of procurement for 375 e-buses
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Electric Vehicles: India’s Cleanest City, Indore, Deploys Electric Buses To Promote Clean And Green Mobility

Electric Vehicles: India’s Cleanest City, Indore, Deploys Electric Buses To Promote Clean And Green Mobility
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Taking its ‘swachh’ initiatives to the next level, Indore administration has procured 40 electric buses for its public transport service to promote electric mobility and ensure reduction vehicular emissions
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From Electric Vehicles To Solar Panels, This Ecologist From Dehradun Has Made Sustainability A Way Of Life

From Electric Vehicles To Solar Panels, This Ecologist From Dehradun Has Made Sustainability A Way Of Life
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An ecologist and electric vehicle user, Soumya Prasad has been setting an inspirational example of sustainable living
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Electric Vehicles: Government Prepares Blueprint To Boost Localised Making Of Battery-Run Transports

Electric Vehicles: Government Prepares Blueprint To Boost Localised Making Of Battery-Run Transports
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In a bid to encourage local manufacturing of electric vehicles and their components, the Union Cabinet has approved setting up of National Mission for Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage which will be monitored by an inter-ministerial steering committee chaired by NITI Aayog
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Electric Vehicles: In A First, 40 Low-Floor Electric Buses Will Ply On Jammu And Kashmir Roads Soon

Electric Vehicles: In A First, 40 Low-Floor Electric Buses Will Ply On Jammu And Kashmir Roads Soon
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Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) to introduce 20 electric buses in Jammu and Srinagar each by the end of March as part of State’s green mobility initiative
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: The 3rd Cleanest State, Maharashtra, Bags 46 Awards On Various Cleanliness Parameters

Swachh Survekshan 2019: The 3rd Cleanest State, Maharashtra, Bags 46 Awards On Various Cleanliness Parameters
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In the Swachh Survekshan 2019, the state of Maharashtra won 46 awards, the maximum among all states in the country and attained the tag of the third best-performing state in cleanliness standards of Swachh Bharat Mission
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: With 100% Trash Collection, Madhya Pradesh Becomes The Best In Solid Waste Management

Swachh Survekshan 2019: With 100% Trash Collection, Madhya Pradesh Becomes The Best In Solid Waste Management
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Madhya Pradesh, which became the first state in the country to achieve 100 per cent door-to-door garbage collection in its urban areas in February 2018, won the best-performing state in the Swachh Survekshan 2019 which evaluate the performance cities in achieving the cleanliness standards under the Swachh Bharat Mission
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Move Over Fossil Fuel Cars! Here Is An Electric Super Car, Faster Than Formula 1 To Drive You On To The Future

Move Over Fossil Fuel Cars! Here Is An Electric Super Car, Faster Than Formula 1 To Drive You On To The Future
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As India gears up to embrace electric mobility, it has already gained a feather in its hat by launching world’s fastest fully electric car, designed in Italy, which has the highest speed of 350 kilometre per hour
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