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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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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Consumer Awareness: Sending things by courier

Tue, 29/11/2022 - 16:35
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Always remember to read the terms & conditions of the #courier service while booking your parcel. And keep the tracking ID & payment receipt. These will be needed to not just track but also to file a complaint if damage/loss occurs to the parcel.

#ConsumerRights #Awareness

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Solar Network Charges Calculator

Tue, 29/11/2022 - 11:17
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The Tamil Nadu Electricity Regulatory Commission (TNERC) has revised the network or wheeling charges in its 9 September 2022 tariff order. Prosumers can use our tool to calculate and understand the network or wheeling charges for all the billing months after the September 2022 tariff order, for FY 2022-23.

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Sustainable Transport: Footpaths are only for pedestrians

Tue, 29/11/2022 - 09:55
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You are not the only one who is finding it difficult to use our #footpaths. We need adequate planning & better enforcement to keep our footpaths walkable. If we lose our footpaths, we lose #pedestrians to motorised forms of #transport - thus starting a vicious cycle.

#OneCityForAll #WorldUrbanPlanning #InclusiveCities #Accessibility #PedestrianSafety

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WDoR 2022: GCP advises everyone to inculcate road discipline

Mon, 28/11/2022 - 16:53
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CAG, in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Traffic Police & the School of Excellence in Law, commemorated #WDoR2022 on the Nov 22nd. Chief guest Thiru.Shankar Jiwal IPS, Commissioner of Police, GCP highlighted the need to prioritise human life by enabling discussions on the causes of road crashes & encouraged everyone to inculcate road discipline collectively as road users.

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Zero Waste Online Stores - A database

Fri, 25/11/2022 - 15:58
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#OnlineShopping is perhaps synonymous with vast amounts of #plastic packaging. But we know there are stores out there that aim to stay #sustainable & pack with #NoPlastic. If you know of such stores (or own one), please submit your shop info on this link to be added to our app database: https://bit.ly/3EmrUQ5

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Climate Change - Impact on antibiotic resistance

Thu, 24/11/2022 - 16:38
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#ClimateChange & the resulting chronic heat #stress in livestock suppresses their immune response & hampers the efficacy of vaccinations. This increased incidence of diseases can fuel an overuse of antibiotics & worsen antibiotic resistance. 

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