The MVAA 2019 rightly holds the parent/guardian responsible for crashes caused by under age drivers. This includes fines and imprisonment. Time for the adults to ensure that children cannot access motor vehicles.
The rights and freedoms and duties enshrined in our Constitution should be enjoyed by all. We should all ensure that the voices of the poor, marginalised and voiceless are heard, which makes the democracy vibrant. #NationalConstitutionDay
Annually, 1040 million cubic meter water is used for ash disposal at coal-fired plants and 6,100 lakh cubic metre of water is pumped out from the mines in India which leads to contamination of local water bodies due to heavy metals from fly ash and toxic mine drainage.
Science and society are integral part of a peaceful and healthy life and greater emphasis should be placed on the need to engage the public in emerging scientific issues. Science has reshaped this world and the recent pandemic highlighted the importance of science to society.
15th March is World Consumer Rights Day, an annual occasion for celebration, impact and global solidarity within the international consumer movement. Each year, consumer organisations mark the day by joining together to highlight and raise awareness on an issue that is important to consumers around the world.
India had updated land restoration target from 21 million ha to 26 million ha by 2030, in the UNCCD #COP-14 in September 2019. 40,000 ha of land is being currently used for coal ash disposal in India and shifting to a cleaner source of energy will help achieve this target.
In the renewable energy sector, rooftop solar is gaining popularity among domestic consumers. This tool will help consumers to know about the required capacity needs to be installed on their premises.