Posts by: Barkha Mathur

Barkha Mathur

Swachh Bharat Mission: Transgender Community Of Ujjain Becomes A Changemaker As It Leads The Cleanliness Awareness Initiative

Swachh Bharat Mission: Transgender Community Of Ujjain Becomes A Changemaker As It Leads The Cleanliness Awareness Initiative
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According to Rishi Garg, Commissioner of Ujjain Municipal Corporation, volunteers from the transgender community have joined hands with the municipal body in order to persuade people to develop the habit of segregating waste and maintain cleanliness around them
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NITI Aayog Lauds This Jharkhand School For Its Cleanliness And Sanitation Initiatives

NITI Aayog Lauds This Jharkhand School For Its Cleanliness And Sanitation Initiatives
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The ‘swachh’ efforts undertaken by students and teachers of Dulsulma Middle School in the Palamu district of Jharkhand have been commended by NITI Aayog as it sets an example of cleanliness before many other schools in the state
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All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card' And Its Impact On Public Distribution System

All You Need To Know About ‘One Nation, One Ration Card' And Its Impact On Public Distribution System
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‘One Nation One Ration Card’ will enable beneficiaries to get their quota of grains from any ration shop across the country and not just the area where the card was issued
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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention

Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention
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Here is a quick lowdown on West Bengal’s performance on vital health parameters and how the state’s healthcare has been able to perform well on some indicators and faces challenges across others
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An Easy To Use Vaccine Delivery Kit Aims To Improve Immunisation In Rural India

An Easy To Use Vaccine Delivery Kit Aims To Improve Immunisation In Rural India
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The government of India aims to achieve 90 per cent vaccination coverage among children below the age of two years and so in a bid to ease the task of immunisation for the field workers, Vihara Innovation Network has designed a vaccine delivery kit that can carry all the items required to administer vaccines in a simple and efficient manner
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Swachh Survekshan 2020 Gets Underway, Here Is How Cities Will Be Assessed This Year

Swachh Survekshan 2020 Gets Underway, Here Is How Cities Will Be Assessed This Year
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Swachh Survekshan 2020: The fifth edition of the annual urban cleanliness survey Swachh Survekshan scheduled to commence from January 4 was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on December 31, 2019
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Delhi’s First Smog Tower: Delhiites Get A Giant Air Purifier To Combat Air Pollution

Delhi’s First Smog Tower: Delhiites Get A Giant Air Purifier To Combat Air Pollution
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The Supreme Court had asked the Central and the Delhi government in November 2019 to come up with a road map on installing smog towers in the national capital region (NCR) to combat air pollution
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Students From Ambikapur’s School Are Sending Empty Wrappers To Food Companies, Here’s Why

Students From Ambikapur’s School Are Sending Empty Wrappers To Food Companies, Here’s Why
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Students' initiative also caught the attention of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who lauded their efforts to increase awareness on the hazards of single-use plastics
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Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World

Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World
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Jellyfish Watersports, an eco-friendly water sports and activities organising group, has built the marine cemetery from single-use plastic in collaboration with the District Administration of Kozhikode, Kerala to remind about the overexploitation of environment that has led to the endangerment of eight marine species and a freshwater fish
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While Green Cover In India Has Increased By 0.65%, Existing Forests Are Thinning: India State Of Forest Report 2019

While Green Cover In India Has Increased By 0.65%, Existing Forests Are Thinning: India State Of Forest Report 2019
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According to India State of Forest Report 2019, prepared by the Forest Survey of India (FSI), India now has a total of 21.67 per cent of its area under forest and tree cover which is still far from its target of 33 per cent
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Year 2019: How Bad Is The Air We Are Breathing And What Will It Take For India To Curb Air Pollution?

Year 2019: How Bad Is The Air We Are Breathing And What Will It Take For India To Curb Air Pollution?
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Air pollution, in the recent years, has become India’s most prominent problem and the number one health concern and while the governments across the country are trying to mitigate the poor air quality with Delhi deploying maximum measures in past 10 years, people are still gasping for air
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#SwachhMumbai: Shah Rukh Khan Thanks Swachhata Warriors For Keeping Mumbai Clean

#SwachhMumbai: Shah Rukh Khan Thanks Swachhata Warriors For Keeping Mumbai Clean
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Actor Shah Rukh Khan shared the short film posted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), narrating the story of sanitation workers and how they ensure cleanliness and hygiene in Mumbai
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Swasth Report Of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five

Swasth Report Of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five
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A lowdown on Maharashtra’s performance on health parameters and how the state over the years has surpassed the national performance across some indicators while seen a negative trend in other parameters
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Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy, Which Aims To Fight Air Pollution By Promoting EVs

Delhi Cabinet Approves Electric Vehicle Policy, Which Aims To Fight Air Pollution By Promoting EVs
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With its Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy 2019, the Delhi government is targeting to have every fourth new vehicle on road to be electric by 2024 in the capital which is reeling under heavy air pollution, majorly from vehicular emissions
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