Social Media Poster: World Health Day 2022

Thu, 07/04/2022 - 10:50
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A recent study reveals that unhealthy food intake among Indians is on the rise -  mainly because of easy accessibility and affordability. The evidence is rolling in that our non-communicable diseases epidemic is led by our over-consumption of these #processed foods. This #WorldHealthDay, we ask for Front of Pack Warning Labels to help contain our reliance on unhealthy foods.

#FoodLabelsSaveLives #KnowWhatYouEat #GlobalHealth #SwasthBharat #HealthyIndia #WarningLabels #HealthForAll #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav #JagoGrahakJago #ConsumerProtection

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Energy Clubs - An Electricity Consumer Cells Initiative

Wed, 06/04/2022 - 16:28

Energy clubs, an initiative of CAG’s Electricity Consumer Cells (ECC), were launched in June 2021, in five schools across three districts in Tamil Nadu - Trichy, Vellore & Tirunelveli. The central objective of the ‘Energy Club’ is to educate, encourage and enable young adults to save energy so that the ongoing energy crisis can be addressed.

Voices of Pedestrians: National Pedestrians’ Conference

Tue, 05/04/2022 - 16:30

Bipedalism (standing upright on two feet) is considered the crucial marker of human evolution. Walking, whether on a pilgrimage or as a mode of protest (think Dandi or Selma), is invested with significance, with an aura, a purpose. The effort, the impetus behind walking, the motivation that propels these walks are recognised as something special.

Is India’s clean energy transition happening fast enough?

Tue, 05/04/2022 - 16:18

In the battle against climate change, India's pledge at the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26), mainly revolved around phasing down fossil fuels and embracing renewable energy. The five climate-related ambitious goals that were set by India in stipulation to the 2015, Paris agreement, which is also coined “the Panchamrita” basically are; 

Current News: Volume VII, Issue 3, March 2022

Tue, 05/04/2022 - 09:53

Highlights

  • Energy Access and Gender roles (Part-4)
  • All you need to know about electricity safety regulations (Part-4)
  • Net Feed-in Methodology Approved for Solar Projects of 1 MW and Above in Tamil Nadu
  • India targets 85% of energy needs from green sources
  • Demand for PV storage systems in Germany rises amid energy crisis 
  • Consumer Focus - Electricity Ombudsman Order 
  • ECC Voice - Success story

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Social Media Poster: Road Safety - Road Discipline

Mon, 04/04/2022 - 17:21
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Motorists not only need to know the road rules but also understand the logic and rationale behind them. Follow our series on #driving discipline to know more. #RoadSafety #RoadAccidents #StreetsforKids #SadakSurakshaJeevanRaksha #Responsibility #Travel #Driving #Transportation #SaferRoadsTamilNadu #SaferDrivers #RoadRules

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Social Media Poster: Climate Change - Impact on extreme heat changes in Arctic and Antarctic regions

Thu, 31/03/2022 - 11:07
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Scientists are baffled by the abnormal warming of Earths poles in recent times. These are ominous signs of what the future beholds. We have a narrow window of time to avoid very costly, catastrophic and irreversible climate impacts #ClimateChange #ActOnClimate

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Social Media Poster: Digital Financial Safety

Wed, 30/03/2022 - 10:30
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As we move towards an increasingly #digital, cashless world, we need to remember that these are convenient services but with some inherent risks. Keep these safety message in mind and #scams away as you operate your account or #shoponline.

#AzadiKaAmritMahotsav #JagoGrahakJago #ConsumerProtection

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Social Media Poster: Sustainable Transport - Reclaiming Foothpaths

Tue, 29/03/2022 - 13:55
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Reclaiming footpaths has been an ongoing civic issue with no clear resolution. For many Indians (like Shanthi, a domestic worker) walking, with a combination of public transport, remains the preferred mode of getting to work. How safe are they walking to work? While we have excellent initiatives such as the T. Nagar Pedestrian plaza by Greater Chennai Corporation that helped to secure pedestrian rights, we not only need more such spaces but also an attitude shift amongst motorists and other road users. In addition, there is also a need for consistent enforcement.  #PedestrianRightOfWay

#StreetsforKids #Travel #Cyclists #Pedestrians #Driving #Transportation #Responsibility #IncredibleIndia #StreetsForLife #SustainableMobility #UrbanMobilityIndia #PedestrianSafety #UrbanThinkers #OneCityForAll #WorldUrbanPlanning #InclusiveCities #Accessibility #Inclusion #DisabilityAdvocate #DisabilityRights #InclusionMatters

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