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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...

Maternal Malnutrition Continues to Be A Challenging Factor

According to the Economic Survey for 2017-18 tabled in the Parliament last month, child and maternal malnutrition continues to be the most challenging risk factor for health loss in India.  The Survey noted however that there has been significant improvement in the health status of the individual as life expectancy at birth has increased...
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Sharmaji Ka Beta – Individual Change Makers

Sharmaji ka beta is happy with the way the things are progressing with all the initiatives that he started. He saw the positive change in his surroundings, feeling better that he played a role to make those changes happen. Sharma realized that all the changes that happened were mainly because the individuals were responsive towards...
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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%...
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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...
No Smoking

Sharmaji Ka Beta – No Smoking

Sharmaji ka beta is dwelling upon different methods to quit smoking. He is trying to figure out ways which can bring self realization and determination to quit, among his smoker friends. Sharma started monitoring the government efforts regarding smoking. He wondered if the efforts were actually enough. Sharma realized, government has taken up the no smoking...
No Smoking

Sharmaji Ka Beta – Why Smoke?

Sharmaji ka beta is a sensible person. He knows that smoking is not good for health. So he never did. However, lot of his friends and colleagues did. Everyday in office, his seniors and colleagues would go out for a smoke while Sharma would sit inside the office waiting for them to come back. Over...
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Sharmaji Ka Beta – A Safe Driver

Sharmaji ka beta is always alert while handling any vehicle on the road. He loves to drive, and he is a disciplined driver. He always believed, if you are a responsible driver, you can always escape mishaps. One night, Sharma with his wife, went cycling after dinner, to exercise and burn some calories while enjoying...
Educate for Change

Sharmaji Ka Beta – Educate For Change

Sharmaji ka beta was not only an ideal son, but a good husband too. He used to make sure to keep his wife happy and spend time with her, taking her out on dates frequently. One weekend, after a romantic dinner with Susan, the duo was driving back home, when their car had a flat...
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Sharmaji Ka Beta Keeps It Clean

Sharmaji ka beta does everything right. From getting into a top B-school, to securing a well paying job, he is an ideal son. He got married last week to a girl of his choice, named Susan. He had met Susan several months ago, when he went to Germany for a conference. The junior Sharma brought...

Manodhairya Scheme: Maharashtra Government To Use CSR Funds To Compensate Victims

The Maharashtra government has decided to use funds collected as part of corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives to provide monetary relief to victims of rape, child sexual assault and acid attack under the Manodhairya scheme. The Women and Child Development (WCD) Department has issued a government resolution notifying the revised scheme, following changes suggested...
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