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Sanitation Workers' Body Bats For Mechanised Sewer Cleaning, Urges All States To Ban Manual Scavenging
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Sanitation Workers’ Body Bats For Mechanised Sewer Cleaning, Urges All States To Ban Manual Scavenging

Taking note of the several deaths during manual sewer cleaning, National Commission for Safai Karamcharis said that most sanitation workers are into the profession for generations and find it difficult to get other jobs and so introducing mechanised cleaning can help them becoming self-employed ...
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#StopKillingUs: Death Of Seven Due To Manual Scavenging In Gujarat Sparks Anger, Agitated Twitteratis Ask For Justice
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Manual Scavenging: Death Of Seven In Gujarat Sparks Angry Reactions On Social Media

Seven people, including four sanitation workers died after inhaling toxic fumes inside a manhole in a hotel in Gujarat ...
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We Are Not Taking Air Pollution Menace Seriously: National Green Tribunal Chairman
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We Are Not Taking Air Pollution Menace Seriously: National Green Tribunal Chairman

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, chairman of the National Green Tribunal said that the government and the citizens need to come together to fight air pollution ...
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Power Ministry Signs MoU With Ahmedabad Civic Body On Electric Vehicles
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Power Ministry Signs MoU With Ahmedabad Civic Body On Electric Vehicles

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) will work together to fast-track the adoption of e-mobility in the city by promoting electric vehicles on rental and purchase basis ...
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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Launches A 5-Day Sabarmati River Clean-Up Campaign On The World Environment Day
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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation Launches A 5-Day Sabarmati River Clean-Up Campaign On The World Environment Day

To mark the World Environment Day, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation will be conducting the ‘Swachh Sabarmati Maha Abhiyan’ under which the stretch between Subhash Bridge and Dadhichi Bridge will be cleaned on the first day ...
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In A Bid To Control Pollution, Gujarat To Launch Emission Trading Scheme On World Environment Day
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In A Bid To Control Pollution, Gujarat To Launch Emission Trading Scheme On World Environment Day

As per Gujarat Pollution Control Board, ‘emissions trading’ is a market-based approach used in controlling pollution by providing economic incentives for achieving reductions in the emissions of pollutants ...
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A Small Act Of Recycling Can Make A Big Difference In Our Landfills, Says This 39-Year-Old Waste Warrior From Gujarat
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A Small Act Of Recycling Can Make A Big Difference In Our Landfills, Says This 39-Year-Old Waste Warrior From Gujarat

Sandeep Patel, an entrepreneur who is turning waste to wealth, aims to divert waste from going into the landfills by sorting and recycling it and putting it back in the economy ...
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This Menstrual Hygiene Day, Gift Your Daughter ‘Menstrupedia Comic’ And Bust All Her Myths And Doubts
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This Menstrual Hygiene Day, Gift Your Daughter ‘Menstrupedia Comic’ And Bust All Her Myths And Doubts

Lacking awareness about menstrual hygiene when she got her periods as a teenager has made 35-year-old Aditi Gupta to launch Menstrupedia Comic – a guide to menstruation for young girls ...
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The Diamond City Of India - Surat Gets The Tag Of Generating Maximum Amount Of Renewable Power In The Country
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The Diamond City Of India – Surat Gets The Tag Of Generating Maximum Amount Of Renewable Power In The Country

By using renewable energy to meet 34 per cent of its electricity demand, Surat Municipal Corporation has set a benchmark for other civic bodies to go green ...
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Korwad village of Gujarat’s Valsad district is one of the thousands of villages and cities in the country, where everyday citizens fight a battle for water
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Women In Gujarat’s Villages Walk For Kilometres To Access Drinking Water As The State Observes Major Water Crisis

Gujarat is facing a major water crisis as the state government declares drought in 51 talukas in 16 districts in December, 2018 ...
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The civic body of Ahmedabad recently won the title of ‘cleanest big city’ (population >10 lakhs) in the Swachh Survekshan 2019
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Caught On Camera: In A First, Man Pays Fine For Spitting At A Public Place In Ahmedabad

Mahesh Kumar from Ahmedabad had to pay a fine for violating public health laws, after he was caught spitting tobacco in a CCTV camera ...
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Innovation From Gujarat: 60-Year-Old Specially Abled Man, A School Dropout, Builds Electric Vehicles Utilising Waste
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Innovation From Gujarat: 60-Year-Old Specially Abled Man, A School Dropout, Builds Electric Vehicles Utilising Waste

This 60-year-old specially abled resident of Surat has built nine electric vehicles using automobile and industrial waste in a bid to do his bit towards environment and make driving more accessible for the persons with different abilities ...
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