Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: What Are Twin Pit Toilets?

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: What Are Twin Pit Toilets?
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World Toilet Day 2020: Twin pit toilet technology is an onsite waste management system that converts human waste into manure
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World Toilet Day 2020: All You Need To Know About The Theme And Significance

World Toilet Day 2020: All You Need To Know About The Theme And Significance
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Here is all you need to know about World Toilet Day and why it is celebrated
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WASH Warrior: Meet 45-Year-Old Ganesh Nagle, Who Is Ensuring His Fellow Slum Dwellers In Bhopal Are Not Deprived Of Sanitation Facilities

WASH Warrior: Meet 45-Year-Old Ganesh Nagle, Who Is Ensuring His Fellow Slum Dwellers In Bhopal Are Not Deprived Of Sanitation Facilities
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Ganesh Nagle was an active proponent of the scheme to construct household toilets under the Swachh Bharat Mission, he also prepared a list of families that were left out of the scheme and shared it with the local ward parishad and Member of Parliament
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Air Pollution And COVID-19: Is It About Time To Shift From Cloth Mask To Pollution Safe N95 Or N99 Mask?

Air Pollution And COVID-19: Is It About Time To Shift From Cloth Mask To Pollution Safe N95 Or N99 Mask?
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A recent Harvard study has shown that people with COVID-19 who live in regions with high levels of air pollution are more likely to die from the disease than people who live in less polluted areas
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50,000 Trees Saved And Agricultural Waste Prevented From Burning By This Nagpur Warrior, Here's How

50,000 Trees Saved And Agricultural Waste Prevented From Burning By This Nagpur Warrior, Here's How
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10 years ago, 52-year-old Vijay Limaye from Nagpur, decided to find an alternative to wooden logs used in cremation and today he saves at least 1,000 trees from felling every month
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India Generated Over 18,000 Tonnes Of COVID-19 Related Bio-medical Waste In 4 Months, Experts Call To Reduce, Reuse And Segregate

India Generated Over 18,000 Tonnes Of COVID-19 Related Bio-medical Waste In 4 Months, Experts Call To Reduce, Reuse And Segregate
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The COVID-19 related bio-medical waste generation in India has increased from 3,025.41 tonnes in June to 5,490 tonnes in September
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Stop Littering Roads In Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada Or Get A Stinking 'Return Gift' From The Municipal Corporation

Stop Littering Roads In Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada Or Get A Stinking 'Return Gift' From The Municipal Corporation
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Residents of Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district may now have to think twice before littering on streets as the municipal corporation has decided to send the garbage back to households that are found dumping irresponsibly
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73% Of Delhi-NCR Residents’ Family Members Are Facing Air Pollution Related Ailments, Experts Say The Number Will Rise

73% Of Delhi-NCR Residents’ Family Members Are Facing Air Pollution Related Ailments, Experts Say The Number Will Rise
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According to a survey conducted by LocalCircles, a community social media platform, 85 per cent of 5,965 responses from Delhi said they have one or more member at home suffering from pollution related ailments including cold, cough, burning eyes, and headache
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Delhi Is Observing The Third Wave Of Coronavirus, Here’s What You Need To Know

Delhi Is Observing The Third Wave Of Coronavirus, Here’s What You Need To Know
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According to ICMR Director General, Balram Bhargava factors such as pollution, cold weather, festivals, wedding season, apart from travels in Delhi-NCR are leading to gatherings, which is resulting in spike in COVID-19 cases
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Expert Advice: How To Celebrate Diwali Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic? 

Expert Advice: How To Celebrate Diwali Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic? 
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As we approach the festival of lights, Dr Randeep Guleria, Director of All India Institute Of Medical Sciences explains what should be kept in mind while celebrating Diwali amid a global pandemic
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Eco-Friendly Diwali: IIT-Delhi Students Design ‘Diyas’ Using Cow Dung To Reduce Pollution And Waste Generated

Eco-Friendly Diwali: IIT-Delhi Students Design ‘Diyas’ Using Cow Dung To Reduce Pollution And Waste Generated
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This Diwali opt for an eco-friendly ‘diya’ (lamp) made from cow-dung with a no-furnace manufacturing technique that cause air pollution and is used in making regular ‘diyas’ to harden the clay
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Fight Against COVID-19: With 90% Effective Vaccine, Pfizer Keen On Marketing In India But Cold Chain A Challenge

Fight Against COVID-19: With 90% Effective Vaccine, Pfizer Keen On Marketing In India But Cold Chain A Challenge
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According to Pfizer’s spokesperson, COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the firm in partnership with German biotechnology company BioNTech has the potential to be an important part of India’s early vaccine response to the pandemic in priority geographies and populations, as long as logistics permit
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World Immunization Day: Experts Debunk Some Common Myths About Vaccination

World Immunization Day: Experts Debunk Some Common Myths About Vaccination
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While the doctors and researchers consider vaccines as one of the most efficient public health interventions, there are still a lot of myths and misconceptions about vaccines and their effects
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How To Safely Vaccinate Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

How To Safely Vaccinate Children During COVID-19 Pandemic
World Immunization Day 2020: The 12 vaccines administered under Universal Immunisation Programme are some of the most crucial vaccines and should not be missed due to COVID, say experts and recommend these precautions
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