Sustainable Transport - Improve Chennai's public spaces

Tue, 06/12/2022 - 07:57
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Our cities are filled with people from diverse age groups and with special requirements. Yet many of the facilities & services provided by our city are blind to these needs. Adding design elements such as ramps, tactile tiles & audio guidance systems in our public spaces will make our public spaces truly accessible. #InclusiveChennai

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Road Safety - Increased road penalties

Mon, 05/12/2022 - 16:54
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#TamilNadu's recent move on increase in penalties as a deterrant for various #traffic violations as per the #MVAA2019, has garnered mixed reactions from the citizens. Highlighting this concern at the event commemorating #WDoR2022, Thiru.M.Manakumar, Additional Transport Commissioner, TNSTA, said that it important for all road users to understand that these enforcement measures are to prioritise their own safety on roads. 

#RoadSafety #RememberSupportAct #Justice 

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Current News: Volume VII, Issue 11, November 2022

Sun, 04/12/2022 - 10:09

Highlights

  • Energy Conservation Act (Part-4)
  • Understanding the different charges borne by an electricity consumer (Part-3)
  • Peak-hour power charges to be reduced from 25% to 15%, says MSME Department
  • ‘Electricity essential service, person can’t be deprived of it without lawful reasons’, says Delhi HC
  • UK Town's Pavement Generates Electricity When Pedestrians Walk On It 
  • Consumer Focus - Electricity Ombudsman Order 
  • ECC Voice - Success story

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2022

Sat, 03/12/2022 - 15:32
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There are several design options that can make #transport facilities accessible to all users, creating an equitable service provision. A truly progressive society must also be truly inclusive & inclusive transport facilities is a great place to start.

#OneCityForAll #InclusiveCities #Accessibility #DisabilityAdvocate #DisabilityRights 

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National Pollution Control Day 2022

Fri, 02/12/2022 - 15:21
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According to World Air Quality Report 2021, released by IQ Air, none of the cities in #India meet the WHO #AirQuality guidelines. If we want to leave a liveable planet for future generations the only way forward is to wean off #fossilfuel dependency & embrace #RenewableEnergy. #NationalPollutionControlDay

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Climate Change - Indian mangroves at threat

Thu, 01/12/2022 - 15:00
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According to a study by Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences #Mangroves in the Indian coasts that act like coastal guards have shrunk due to #ClimateChange. It is estimated that by 2070, mangroves would have reduced by 50% especially in the southern coast of #India #ActOnClimate

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Tamil Nadu’s MARCH towards Vision ZERO

Thu, 01/12/2022 - 14:42

To remember the many precious lives killed & injured in #TamilNadu's roads & to commend the efforts taken by the state consistently to promote #RoadSafety, CAG are organised an event titled “Tamil Nadu’s MARCH towards Vision ZERO”. In collaboration with the School of Excellence in Law & Greater Chennai Traffic Police on 22nd November 2022. 

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