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Manikandan

CAG

Manikandan is a researcher with the Electricity Governance team. He graduated from Pondicherry University with an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a postgraduate degree in Energy Technology. His prior experience include a teaching position as Assistant Professor in engineering in a college affiliated to Anna University; and then as Junior Research Fellow at the Institute for Energy Studies, College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, on the "Solar Desalination," project. The project was funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). He is currently pursuing a part-time Ph.D. program at Anna University. His passion lies in utilizing energy solutions to contribute towards the creation of a more sustainable society.

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Pedal for progress- A survey of livelihood cyclists in Chennai

CAG's survey in Chennai highlights the everyday challenges faced by livelihood cyclists. Cyclists reported a stark lack of safe cycle paths and parking facilities. Better infrastructure and courteous motorists will go a long way to creating safer spaces for our cyclists.

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சென்னையை அச்சுறுத்தும் குப்னப எரிவுலைகள்!

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கழிவு மேலாண்மை சார்ந்த பல்வேறு  சூழலியல் சிக்கல்களை சந்தித்து கொண்டு இருக்கும் சென்னை மாநகருக்கு மற்றும் ஒரு  பிரச்சனையாக வந்து இருக்கும் இந்த குப்பையில் இருந்து மின்சாரம் தயாரிக்கும் எரியுலைகள் ஆபத்தை விளைவிக்க கூடியது என்பதை விளக்கும் வகையில் Poovulagin Nanbargal, Citizen consumer and civic Action Group, Centre for Financial Accountability மற்றும் Chennai Climate Action Group அமைப்புகளின் கூட்டறிக்கை.

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Ashika Arunachalam

CAG

Ashika is Communications Associate at CAG. She has previously worked in the field of Digital Marketing. She holds an  MA Communications and Media Studies. She is an enthusiastic individual with an entrepreneurial mindset, willing to create a positive impact in the world. She is also a passionate singer-songwriter. Her hobbies include playing the guitar, and chess. She is inclined towards spirituality.

Email : ashika.arunachalam@cag.org.in

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Communications Associate

Representation to the Ministry of Consumer Affairs in light of the Supreme Court judgement exempting lawyers from the purview of the Consumer Protection Act

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CAG's representation to the Department of Consumer Affairs, asking that the Supreme Court's judgement placing lawyers outside of the ambit of the Consumer Protection Act, be reconsidered, as such a move will defeat the very purpose of the  Act, and will be detrimental to wider consumer interest.

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Effects of High BP - Kidneys

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Kidneys need healthy blood vessels to do their important work of filtering extra fluid and waste from the blood. High blood pressure can damage the blood vessels in and leading to the kidneys. In fact,  high blood pressure is one of the leading causes of kidney failure. Keeping your blood pressure at the correct level is easy - fixing a failed kidney is not. #BeatThePressure

 

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A survey to assess sustainable practices amongst school students

This report analyses sustainable practices among school students in Chennai, through a range of questions on their daily routines. It looks particularly at sustainable mobility, electricity consumption, water usage, and waste disposal, offering valuable insights to drive positive change.

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