Trees are like the lungs of the planet.Forest is an app helping you stay away from your smartphone and stay focused on your work. Every day number of tress disappear from the face of the earth. Every tree that is planted soaks up many tons of carbon from the atmosphere while it growsFour trees planted around a home can save up ... Read More »
This Innovation Extends Life of Fruits & Veggies Without Fridge, Cuts Spoilage by 90%…
Did you know that India wastes around 40 percent of its fruit and vegetable produce? When Chennai native Deepak Rajmohan stumbled upon this fact, he was horrified and wanted to do something about it With this intention, the 29-year-old returned from the US, where he was working in a company, to his homeland. He travelled through different villages in Karnataka ... Read More »
Indore’s 74-YO Padma Shri Recipient Runs Zero-Waste Household With Zero Electricity Bill!
As a teenager, Janak Palta McGilligan had a near-death experience and underwent open heart surgery at the age of 17. With a newfound respect for life, she decided to dedicate her life to mother earth’s well-being Back in 1992, when she was invited to Rio De Janeiro for the first Earth Summit, she learned about the environmental problems across the ... Read More »
Healthier communities in over 5000 villages
For over 100 years now, TVS Motor Company has been working for the well-being of its people and communities. Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social arm of TVS Motor Company, works in over 5000 villages in India, across 5 states, for inclusive development. Among the various trust areas, healthcare is occupying an important place in its agenda. In rural areas, ... Read More »
Maharashtra’s New Plan to Boost Recycling !
The Maharashtra government has exempted milk pouches and PET bottles from the state-wide plastic ban set to come into effect soon. But in an attempt to ensure that these plastic products are recycled, it will soon levy an extra charge over and above the the MRP on the products. But don’t fret, this additional charge of an 50 paise on ... Read More »
Things One must know !
Environment conscious & Maintain ecological balance During the course of our visit to different areas, knowingly or unknowingly we harm nature by littering the areas, especially during our outings. For example, when one goes for a picnic to a sanctuary, have fun with loud music (even though we know that loud music is prohibited in sanctuaries) and have food and ... Read More »
A helping hand towards Homeless People
Hundreds of homeless people staying in government-run night shelters across the capital may soon get jobs if a novel proposal to train and make them employable goes through. The Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DUSIB), an agency looking after homeless people in the city, is considering a proposal by an industry lobby to impart skill-based training to the homeless and ... Read More »
Get the “Green Skills” !!
Govt to Train over 5 Lakh People in “Green Skills” in Next Three Years! With pollution levels rising in our cities, our society needs more people who are committed to making the world a cleaner and safer place to live. Keeping this in mind, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change plans to equip approximately 5,60,000 people with green ... Read More »
15 Year Old invents a Garbage Collecting Cart
Sikanto, now a Class 12 student, was in the ninth grade in Jai Gurudev Sanstha School (which provides free education to underprivileged children), when he first observed how his batchmates (the boys), struggled to pick up and dump waste, swept by the girls as part of their early morning duties. While some would slyly sneak their way out of the ... Read More »
8% increase in corporate spending on CSR
Corporates have spent Rs.70.5 bn, an increase of 8% compared to the previous year on CSR (corporate social responsibility)initiatives. This puts the CSR spend at 98% of the prescribed spend – based on the Act, The S&P BSE 100 companies were required to spend Rs.72.0 bn on CSR, according to a recent report released by IiAS, a proxy advisory firm. ... Read More »