Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

Solar Energy To Power All Delhi Metro's Needs By 2021 From The Current 30 Percent

Solar Energy To Power All Delhi Metro's Needs By 2021 From The Current 30 Percent
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With rooftop solar plants installed in 53 out of 271 stations and 12 depots in Delhi, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has cut down its carbon emissions by 20,850 tonnes in a year
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Clean-Up Drive At Siachen Sees Army Jawans Clear Tonnes Of Plastic Waste Through Plogging

Clean-Up Drive At Siachen Sees Army Jawans Clear Tonnes Of Plastic Waste Through Plogging
'Plastic Se Raksha - Swachhata Hi Suraksha', with this as their motto, Army jawans at Siachen conduct clean-up drive through plogging
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A Startup In Uttarakhand Develops An Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pad That Lasts Five Times Longer Than Regular Pads

A Startup In Uttarakhand Develops An Eco-Friendly Sanitary Pad That Lasts Five Times Longer Than Regular Pads
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The sanitary pads available in the market are polymer-based and result in huge amount of plastic waste which can be avoided by using biodegradable alternatives
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Rice Bio Parks Developed By Father Of Green Revolution Aim To Stop Stubble Burning, Air Pollution And Reduce Poverty

Rice Bio Parks Developed By Father Of Green Revolution Aim To Stop Stubble Burning, Air Pollution And Reduce Poverty
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Innovative solutions like rice bio parks can help in reducing air pollution caused by stubble burning and can also help farmers in increasing their income through utilisation of farms waste along with other parts of the produce like husk, bran, and grain, according to Professor M S Swaminathan
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As The New Decade Begins, World’s Busiest International Airport In Dubai Is All Set To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

As The New Decade Begins, World’s Busiest International Airport In Dubai Is All Set To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics
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Dubai’s two Airports are imposing a ban on plastic cutlery, drinking straws, take-away food packaging and polythene bags from restaurants and shops at the two of city’s airports from January 1, 2020, while other plastic products are said to banned through the year in a phased manner
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Chhattisgarh Bags Another Swachh Tag, Becomes The Most Efficient State In Waste Management: Government

Chhattisgarh Bags Another Swachh Tag, Becomes The Most Efficient State In Waste Management: Government
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According to the annual report on waste management by Ministry Of Housing And Urban Development, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Karnataka are few of the bigger states in India who are effectively managing their waste
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Here’s How A Small District In Chhattisgarh Has Effectively Recycled More Than 3000 Waste Plastic Bottles

Here’s How A Small District In Chhattisgarh Has Effectively Recycled More Than 3000 Waste Plastic Bottles
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Following a plastic-ban in the state, Chhattisgarh’s Ramanujganj district has recycled more than 3000 discarded plastic bottles by using them to plant saplings in the town’s nursery
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Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging

Country’s First Plogger Ripu Daman Bevli Felicitated By Central Government As Fit India Ambassador For Plogging
Plogging is a fitness trend that began in Sweden in 2016 that involves jogging and 'plocka upp' (Swedish for 'pick up') non-biodegradable waste on the way
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‘Karo Poshanam’ Says The Women And Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, As The POSHAN Anthem Is Unveiled

‘Karo Poshanam’ Says The Women And Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, As The POSHAN Anthem Is Unveiled
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The Ministry of Women and Child Development launched the POSHAN Anthem to raise awareness and engage people to participate in the POSHAN Abhiyan and help spread awareness about its objective of a malnutrition free India by 2022
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Indian Railways Takes A Healthy Leap As Mumbai’s Central Terminus Becomes India’s First Eat Right Station

Indian Railways Takes A Healthy Leap As Mumbai’s Central Terminus Becomes India’s First Eat Right Station
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Mumbai’s Central Terminus has been awarded with a four-star rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India making it India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’
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In Gujarat, 1000 Adolescent Girls Are Learning About Nutrition And Fighting Anaemia

In Gujarat, 1000 Adolescent Girls Are Learning About Nutrition And Fighting Anaemia
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By improving the nutritional status of 1000 girls and educating them about anaemia, Smile Foundation is trying to promote healthy living among women and their families in Banaskantha district of Gujarat
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Marine Life Pays The Price Of Plastic: 100 Kilos Of Waste, Majorly Plastic Found In Dead Sperm Whale’s Stomach In Scotland

Marine Life Pays The Price Of Plastic: 100 Kilos Of Waste, Majorly Plastic Found In Dead Sperm Whale’s Stomach In Scotland
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100 kilos of marine debris including a whole range of plastic like sections of net, bundles of rope, plastic cups, bags, gloves, packing straps and tubing was found in dead male whale’s stomach in Scotland
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How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?

How Effective Are Masks To Take On Air Pollution?
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Masks available in the market can tackle one part of the air pollution problem, particulate matter suspended in the air but when it comes to toxic gases, masks can do little
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High Air Pollution Can Cause Healthy Lungs To Become Like Smokers' Lungs

High Air Pollution Can Cause Healthy Lungs To Become Like Smokers' Lungs
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Non-smokers and healthy individuals beware, as inhaling toxic gases like carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulphur dioxide, particulate matters (PM), and construction dust is as risky as smoking cigarettes, say experts
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