Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

From Earth Day To Environment Day: This 32-Year-old Woman Walks 1,100 kms To Highlight Dangers Of Plastic Pollution

From Earth Day To Environment Day: This 32-Year-old Woman Walks 1,100 kms To Highlight Dangers Of Plastic Pollution
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Rajeshwari Singh from Vadodara gave up using plastic items 10 years ago and with this walk from Vadodara to Delhi, she tries to spread the same message to others- ‘Say No To Plastic’
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Beware Hyderabad: Your Discarded Plastic Item Will Be Exhibited Under The Black Bag Campaign

Beware Hyderabad: Your Discarded Plastic Item Will Be Exhibited Under The Black Bag Campaign
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Discarded plastic items will be displayed on a black coloured bags in Hyderabad with an aim to clear plastic litter from roads and put forth the grim reality of mounting plastic crisis in the country
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‘Go Green, There Is No Planet B’, Says Shin Chan And Garfield At ‘Say No To Plastic’ Walk In Mumbai

‘Go Green, There Is No Planet B’, Says Shin Chan And Garfield At ‘Say No To Plastic’ Walk In Mumbai
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Supporting the ban on single-use plastic products in Maharashtra, Mumbai based NGO Green Yatra and Inorbit Mall organised a walkathon to beat plastic pollution
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Toilet - Ek Happy Birthday: A Couple In Maharashtra Spread Awareness About Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Celebrate Son's Birthday In A Toilet

Toilet - Ek Happy Birthday: A Couple In Maharashtra Spread Awareness About Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Celebrate Son's Birthday In A Toilet
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In Maharashtra’s Latur district, the Sagare family from Halgara gram panchayat decorated their toilet to celebrate their son’s fourth birthday
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To Beat Plastic Pollution, UGC Directs Universities To Ban Usage Of Plastic Items On Campus

To Beat Plastic Pollution, UGC Directs Universities To Ban Usage Of Plastic Items On Campus
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Apart from banning plastic items on campus, the UGC also directed the universities to encourage students to refuse, reduce, and re-use plastic product in their daily lives
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Swachh Survekshan 2018: Chandigarh Is India’s 3rd Cleanest City

Swachh Survekshan 2018: Chandigarh Is India’s 3rd Cleanest City
Moving up from rank 11 last year, Chandigarh secured the third cleanest city tag in Swachh Survekshan 2018, the rankings of which were declared by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs recently
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To Retain Its ODF Status, Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram Launches Sanitation Report Cards For Beneficiaries Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

To Retain Its ODF Status, Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram Launches Sanitation Report Cards For Beneficiaries Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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The Kanchipuram district administration introduced sanitation cards to monitor if the beneficiaries are using the toilets regularly or not
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'Join Swachh Bharat Summer Internship,' Say Badminton Aces Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu And Pullela Gopichand To Students Across India

'Join Swachh Bharat Summer Internship,' Say Badminton Aces Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu And Pullela Gopichand To Students Across India
Swachh summer internship announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims to engage the youth of the country in amplifying the people’s movement (Jan andolan) - Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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3 Sanitary Pads For Just Rs. 10, Chandigarh Airport Makes It Easy For Women Travelling During Periods

3 Sanitary Pads For Just Rs. 10, Chandigarh Airport Makes It Easy For Women Travelling During Periods
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Apart from sanitary pad vending machines Chandigarh Airport has installed incinerators to ensure proper disposal of sanitary waste
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A Sanitary Napkin Making Unit Set Up In Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Central Jail To Employ Women Inmates

A Sanitary Napkin Making Unit Set Up In Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati Central Jail To Employ Women Inmates
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The women inmates are making 1 lakh biodegradable sanitary pads in a month and a pack of eight sanitary pads costs Rs. 20
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Garbage Crisis And Air Pollution, India’s Cleanest City Indore Tackles Two Problems With This One Solution

Garbage Crisis And Air Pollution, India’s Cleanest City Indore Tackles Two Problems With This One Solution
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Madhya Pradesh’s Indore goes for a win-win situation by setting up a plant in a mandi to convert vegetable and fruit waste into bio-CNG to run buses
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Ahead Of World Environment Day, Government’s New Clean India Mission Targets Clean-up Of 48 Water Bodies

Ahead Of World Environment Day, Government’s New Clean India Mission Targets Clean-up Of 48 Water Bodies
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As host nation for the world environment day on June 5, here is how government is planning to mark the occasion
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Fighting Garbage Crisis: Mumbai’s Bandra Residents Generate Power From Waste

Fighting Garbage Crisis: Mumbai’s Bandra Residents Generate Power From Waste
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Residents of Pali Hill in Mumbai are converting 800 kilos of organic waste into biogas per day which generates power to light up 68 street lights
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Says Participation Of Women Has Been Instrumental In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Says Participation Of Women Has Been Instrumental In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’s Success
Praising the role of women in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that such women have become examples of encouragement and bravery
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