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Climate Change - Hottest March in 122 Years

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As per India Metrological Department, #India experienced its hottest March since 1901, with a  maximum temperature that was 1.86°C above normal. It also recorded a rainfall of 8.9 mm, which was 71% less than its long period average (LPA) rainfall of 30.4 mm. #ClimateChange #ActNow

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Digital Financial Services - A consumer guidance seminar to mark World Consumer Rights Day 2022

Digital finance has become a part of everyday life. It eases a range of day-to-day activities like bill payments,  shopping and accessing other  financial services.  While the current share of those accessing online digital services from urban and semi-urban communities is already massive, we anticipate further growth in the coming years.

Reasons for dam failure

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 "#ClimateChange is making #India’s big dams dangerous" says Scroll. As per the data from South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People, since 2009, 20 floods in the country have been as a result of dams breaking or excess water being released from it. We need legally enforceable dam operation rules. #ActNow

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Speeding woes in Chennai need to be resolved, NOW!

The consequences and the dangers of speeding are far ranging and well known. From losing control of a vehicle to the  potential dangers of increased stopping distances and higher crash severity, speeding is a huge menace for the mixed road traffic scenario typical of India. As per the State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB) 2020, 98.57% of crashes in Tamil Nadu were the result of dangerous driver behaviour. The main reasons included speeding and aggressive driving.

World Health Day 2022

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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

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.