Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

Electric Vehicles To Become Cheaper From August 1 As GST Rates On Vehicles And Chargers Have Been Slashed

Electric Vehicles To Become Cheaper From August 1 As GST Rates On Vehicles And Chargers Have Been Slashed
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The GST Council has also approved exemption from GST on hiring of electric buses by local authorities to popularise electric mobility as a means of public transport, in addition to reducing GST on electric vehicles and EV chargers
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From Cow Dung To Clay, Idol Makers Prepare For An Eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi

From Cow Dung To Clay, Idol Makers Prepare For An Eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi
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As preparations to celebrate Ganeshotsav starting September get underway here are some idol makers preparing for green Ganpati idols
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On Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Says, ‘It Is Time To Advance From Cleanliness Towards Beautification’

On Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Says, ‘It Is Time To Advance From Cleanliness Towards Beautification’
PM Modi calls for Swachh 2.0, says it is time to move towards beautification from cleanliness. He also touched upon the topic of water crisis and hailed the efforts of the countrymen towards water conservation
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Around The World: Tokyo 2020 Olympics To Promote The Message Of Sustainability, Unveils Medals Made Using Electronic Waste

Around The World: Tokyo 2020 Olympics To Promote The Message Of Sustainability, Unveils Medals Made Using Electronic Waste
To spread the message of sustainability and waste management, Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals are being made using electronic waste
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100 Electric Vehicles Charging Stations To Come Up In Noida, Soon

100 Electric Vehicles Charging Stations To Come Up In Noida, Soon
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Out of 100, two charging stations have already been installed in Noida in sector 63 and at gate number 2 of Noida Electronic City metro station, and will be in operation within a week
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Uttarakhand Plants 3,000 Trees In 2,700 Post Offices In The State, Chief Minister Lends Support

Uttarakhand Plants 3,000 Trees In 2,700 Post Offices In The State, Chief Minister Lends Support
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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat took part in a tree plantation cum awareness walk organised in the state by the Post Office Department
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To Reduce Plastic Waste And Save Water, South Delhi Municipal Corporation Bans Plastic Water Bottles In The Office

To Reduce Plastic Waste And Save Water, South Delhi Municipal Corporation Bans Plastic Water Bottles In The Office
In an eco-friendly move, South Delhi Municipal Corporation has banned the usage of disposable plastic water bottles in their office
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From Garbage Hill To Eco Park Delhi’s Okhla Landfill Hopes To Change For The Better

From Garbage Hill To Eco Park Delhi’s Okhla Landfill Hopes To Change For The Better
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South Delhi’s pilot project of converting the Okhla landfill into an ecological park is underway, as about 6000 square metre of the 40 acre land has been converted into a green space
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To Mark Five Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan On October 2, A Unique Jog And Clean Activity To Cover 50 Cities

To Mark Five Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan On October 2, A Unique Jog And Clean Activity To Cover 50 Cities
India to host a largest plog-run to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019, covering 50 cities and 2.5 lakh people
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Hotels Owned By Goa Tourism To Ban Single-Use-Plastic To Meet The State’s Goal Of Going Plastic Free By 2022

Hotels Owned By Goa Tourism To Ban Single-Use-Plastic To Meet The State’s Goal Of Going Plastic Free By 2022
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In a bid to fulfill its New Year resolution made in 2018 to make Goa free from plastic by 2022, Goa Tourism Development Corporation, a premiere tourism board in India has decided to say no to the use of plastics from its headquarters and hotels
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0: Government Aims To Take On Mounting Waste Crisis, Go ‘ODF Plus’ Despite Cut In Budget Allocation

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan 2.0: Government Aims To Take On Mounting Waste Crisis, Go ‘ODF Plus’ Despite Cut In Budget Allocation
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As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan saw a 25 per cent reduction in its budget allocation for the FY 19-20, a scheme called ODF Plus has been launched to ensure effective waste management in rural areas
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Sanitary Pad Dispensers, Incinerators And Baby Feeding Area, Noida To Open 4 Pink Toilets Only For Women

Sanitary Pad Dispensers, Incinerators And Baby Feeding Area, Noida To Open 4 Pink Toilets Only For Women
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Noida authority has decided to construct four pink toilets exclusively for women in public areas, on a pilot basis, to ensure hygiene and safety for women
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Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes

Garbage Collection In A Mess In Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad As A Decade Old Landfill Closes
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In December, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) barred Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) from dumping any kind of waste at the city’s Pratap Vihar landfill and since then the waste management is giving the city corporation a hard time
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An Exchange On Twitter Led Anand Mahindra To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened

An Exchange On Twitter Led Anand Mahindra To A Big Decision To Ban Plastic Bottles From Boardrooms. Here’s What Happened
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Chairman of Mahindra Group, Anand Mahindra, shared a couple of pictures on social media, an observant user pointed out the presence of plastic bottles and suggested that to switch to steel water bottles
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