Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

This Pollution Net By IIT-Delhi Alumni Fit On Your Window Panes To Protect You From Air Pollution

This Pollution Net By IIT-Delhi Alumni Fit On Your Window Panes To Protect You From Air Pollution
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Nasofilters pollution net is made using nano fibers which when put on windows protect particulate matter from entering inside the house
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Chennai-Based Woman Is Making Scientific Disposal Of Sanitary Napkins A Reality In India

Chennai-Based Woman Is Making Scientific Disposal Of Sanitary Napkins A Reality In India
To encourage people to dispose of menstrual waste in a scientific way, 29-year-old Anisha Nichani from Chennai is making sanitary napkin disposal bags from recycled newspapers
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Ever Heard Of Jewellery Made From Seeds? This Duo From Nashik Gives An Eco-Friendly Spin To Accessories

Ever Heard Of Jewellery Made From Seeds? This Duo From Nashik Gives An Eco-Friendly Spin To Accessories
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Meet Mrunmayee Pendse Chaudhari and Shilpa Dahake who initiated ‘Beej’, an upcycling initiative under which they design jewellery and accessories using seeds which are usually thrown away
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Air Pollution Crisis: 1.5 Lakh Doctors Across India Pledge To Be Advocates For Clean Air

Air Pollution Crisis: 1.5 Lakh Doctors Across India Pledge To Be Advocates For Clean Air
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To highlight the ill-effects of air pollution and ask citizens, governments to work towards better air quality, Lung Care Foundation and Health Care Without Harm launched ‘Doctors for Clean Air’ campaign bringing together 1.5 lakh doctors across the country to advocate for clean air
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Defying The Impossible, 78-Year-Old Plants 50,000 Trees In Rajasthan’s Barren Desert

Defying The Impossible, 78-Year-Old Plants 50,000 Trees In Rajasthan’s Barren Desert
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Ranaram Bishnoi from Ekalkhori village near Jodhpur has planted more than 50,000 variety of plants, converting a sand dune into a green garden
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This Maharashtra District Repaired 45,000 Dysfunctional Toilets In Six Months To Sustain ODF Status

This Maharashtra District Repaired 45,000 Dysfunctional Toilets In Six Months To Sustain ODF Status
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Gondia district in Maharashtra was declared open defecation free (ODF) in March 2017 and yet the residents continued to defecate in the open. Here’s how the district administration is striving towards complete sanitation by reviving dysfunctional toilets
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Air Pollution: Firecrackers Banned In Six Cities Of Chhattisgarh Till January 31

Air Pollution: Firecrackers Banned In Six Cities Of Chhattisgarh Till January 31
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Chhattisgarh has banned firecrackers, between December 1 this year and January 31 next year, in Raipur, Bilaspur, Bhilai, Durg, Raigarh and Korba to combat air pollution
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Urban Kerala, Nagaland, Karnataka & Puducherry Get Official Open Defecation Free Stamp

Urban Kerala, Nagaland, Karnataka & Puducherry Get Official Open Defecation Free Stamp
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs congratulate people of Kerala, Karnataka, Nagaland and Puducherry as the urban regions finally get the official open defecation free tag
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Exchange Your Old Furniture For New Upcycled Items: Gurugram Duo Gives A New Spin To Waste

Exchange Your Old Furniture For New Upcycled Items: Gurugram Duo Gives A New Spin To Waste
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Convert old furniture into something innovative, useful and reduce the burden on the environment
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Air Pollution Crisis: As Air Quality Dithers Between ‘Poor’ And ‘Very Poor’, NGT Slaps Fine On Delhi Government

Air Pollution Crisis: As Air Quality Dithers Between ‘Poor’ And ‘Very Poor’, NGT Slaps Fine On Delhi Government
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National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs. 25 crore on the Delhi government for not curbing air pollution in the city as Delhi continues to face “very poor” air quality which may remain the same for the next two days as predicted by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR)
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National Pollution Prevention Day: ‘Save Green And Stay Clean’, Says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee

National Pollution Prevention Day: ‘Save Green And Stay Clean’, Says West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
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As high air pollution engulfs Kolkata, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urges people to adopt eco-friendly lifestyle and save trees, on the occasion of the National Pollution Prevention Day
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Can Artificial Rain Help Curb Air Pollution In Delhi?

Can Artificial Rain Help Curb Air Pollution In Delhi?
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As authorities contemplate to induce artificial rain in NCR to curb the air pollution, here’s everything you need to know about the phenomenon
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Ahmedabad Stops Collecting Unsegregated Waste, 40,000 People Conduct A Massive Drive To Spread Awareness

Ahmedabad Stops Collecting Unsegregated Waste, 40,000 People Conduct A Massive Drive To Spread Awareness
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From December 3, the Amdavad Municipal Corporation will not collect waste from households who fail to segregate dry and wet waste
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Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Celebrate Their Wedding By Bursting Crackers, Twitterati Remind Actress About Her Anti-Pollution Campaign

Priyanka Chopra, Nick Jonas Celebrate Their Wedding By Bursting Crackers, Twitterati Remind Actress About Her Anti-Pollution Campaign
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The newlywed Priyanka Chopra faces wrath on social media for opting to burst firecrackers during her wedding celebrations
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