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Road Safety - Wear an ISI certified helmet

Tue, 16/01/2024 - 09:43
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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), a certified helmet reduces the risk of fatal injuries in a crash by 42% & head injuries by 69%. Hence, always wear an ISI certified helmet. Stay Alert. Stay Safe.

#NationalRoadSafetyMonth #RoadAccidents #SadakSurakshaJeevanRaksha #WearHelmets 

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Climate Change - Protect birds with habitat restoration

Thu, 11/01/2024 - 12:20
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Birds play important roles in seed dispersal & pollination. Their loss disrupts these vital processes leading to cascading harmful effects on the ecosystems. We need to ramp up efforts to #ProtectBirds with habitat restoration.

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National Pedestrian Day 2024

Thu, 11/01/2024 - 10:02
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This #NationalPedestrianDay (January 11), take a pledge to drive responsibly, adhering to traffic rules, #roadsafety measures, and actively contributing to the improvement of pedestrian safety. Your actions help create a safer urban environment for all.

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Consumer Awareness - Hypertension: Women at higher risk

Wed, 10/01/2024 - 22:40
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There is a prevalent false belief that women (at all stages of life) are less affected by hypertension than men. New research indicates that women run a higher risk of #hypertension over the age of 50. Not only does this have to inform health policies, but also personal action. Women, don't ignore your health. Have your blood pressure routinely monitored. #FindItFixIt

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Road Safety - Speed being the cause for fatalities

Tue, 09/01/2024 - 10:33
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The Government of India's data shows speed being the biggest cause for fatalities. Yet we are focussed on increasing speed limits because we are only concerned about cars being able to travel faster without congestion. Shouldn't our lives be of paramount importance? #RoadSafety #RoadAccidents  #SadakSurakshaJeevanRaksha #Drivesafe 

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Sustainable Transport - Fair Fares: Poor time keeping

Mon, 08/01/2024 - 11:33
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While #women are overwhelmingly appreciative of the fare free scheme in the state, they would also like for issues around poor time keeping, low frequency & crowding to be addressed. Offering free services which are also excellent in terms of consistency & quality would truly befit a pioneering service such as this. Full report out soon! Follow us to learn more. #PinkPerundhu #FreeBus

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Current News: Volume VIII, Issue 12, December 2023

Sat, 06/01/2024 - 21:25

Highlights

  • Charging Electric vehicles - a tariff conundrum?
  • Simple measures for Electricity consumers to participate in the circular economy - Do It Yourself series (Part - 7)
  • Demand for electricity in T.N. increases by more than 7.5% in 10 months
  • Non-fossil fuels account for 44% of India's power generation capacity - power minister
  • Countries promise clean energy boost at COP28 to push out fossil fuels
  • Consumer Focus - Ombudsman Case

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Climate Change - Extreme weather events

Thu, 04/01/2024 - 13:04
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Erratic monsoons will cause sea level rise & increase extreme weather events. This poses significant challenges for water resource management, agriculture & disaster preparedness in India and other monsoon-dependent regions.

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