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Public, Private Recycling Efforts Could Lower India’s Mounting Solid Waste

Delhi’s pollution found resonance in the Parliament during budget presentation, with the Finance Minister initiating a special scheme towards tackling the menace. Merely a week earlier, the economic survey suggested that heavy penalties be imposed since nearly 35 million tonnes of rice paddy or agri waste in three adjoining states (Punjab, Haryana and Western...
Raddiconnect

Raddiconnect To Swachh Sustainable Solutions

“Raddiconnect. That’s what we are called”, said Rahul Nainani, the co-founder of Raddiconnect. “But the name does not justify our work considering what we have evolved our business into.” Raddiconnect with its parent brand Swachh Sustainable Solutions are in the waste management industry, providing decentralized and centralized, dry and wet waste solutions, to their customers. Nainani...

Educating The Girl Child Has To Go Beyond A Scheme

Education for girls has always been taken for granted in India. But with new initiatives and government schemes, things have taken an upward turn and people now realise the importance of girl education in India. Studies reveal that compared to 57.39% boys, 60.39% girls dropped out before reaching the upper primary level and against 78.40%...
Do not use flowers on Valentine's Day

Love Sustain-ably This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is marked as the day of love. While we find ways to show our love to our special someone on this day, why do we disregard to love our environment, without which we would cease to exist? Freshly cut flowers are a default when it comes to V- Day gifts. But the damage...

The Great Indian Literary Festival 2018

Lit is In There was a time when Literature changed the course of society, igniting minds and hearts. No wonder, it played a big role in every freedom struggle. However, over shadowed by the ‘Best-seller race’ and ‘Page-3 English writer,’ real Literature, regional literature is almost dead. Presenting, The Great Indian Literary Festival, TGILF, India’s only...

Artificial Intelligence Solidifying At The Workplace

Once feared as making the role of the recruiter impersonal and robotic, Artificial Intelligence (AI) today gives recruiters the information they need to source and hire higher-quality professionals. Korn Ferry recently surveyed close to 800 talent acquisition talent professionals globally. Nearly 64 percent say AI has changed the way recruiting is done in their organisation,...

Conservation to Rejuvenation

Sustainability now needs to shift the paradigm from conservation to rejuvenation. The conversation must evolve from the scare of scarcity to the pursuit of plenty, albeit in an alternative form. The Oxford dictionary defines rejuvenation as restoring to a condition characteristic of a younger landscape while conservation is defined as prevention of wasteful use of...

Punjab FM urges industry to spend CSR funds on health, education

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday called upon industrial houses to spend on education, health and other sectors under their corporate social responsibility programs for uplifting the social and economic conditions of the people in the state. Badal made the appeal after inaugurating a new building at a government primary school here. The building has...

Focusing On Disaster Information Management To Combat Sand And Dust Storms

The High-level Regional Conference on Information Management for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Resilience opened with a strong focus on regional cooperation for combating sand and dust storms in Asia and the Pacific. Sand and dust storms, along with drought, land degradation, desertification and wind erosion, present a formidable challenge to sustainable development. Approximately 2 trillion tons of...

Asleep At The Wheel!

While large organisations clearly understand the importance of creating and driving a focus on sustainability, many of them still fall asleep at the wheel. Addressing and driving sustainability is, today, an accepted focus area for most businesses, but while a few progressive corporations take sustainability seriously, many still don’t get it. It is not only...

Skill Development Needs To Be Imbibed And Improved

According to the World Development Journal, economic growth for a developing country solves not only the issues of financial resources availability but also contributes towards improving living standards as a higher gross national product. India, as reported by World Bank in 2013, had a per capita income of US$1164 and ranked 112th out of 164...
Keep Quiet

Sharmaji Ka Beta – Quietly Loud

Sharmaji ka beta is a very patient guy. He does not honk unnecessarily when stuck in traffic. He understands, that his city is upgrading with new metro constructions and it is bound to be crowded because of that. One evening, Sharma was driving back home, after a busy day at work. He was at a...
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