Know your electricity rights

Tue, 19/07/2022 - 12:32
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Apart from a consumer's right to have quality electricity and reliable supply, the Electricity Rights of Consumers (Rules) 2020 guarantees a consumer several other rights. A few salient points are captured in this poster.

தரமான மின்சாரம் மற்றும் நம்பகமான விநியோகத்தைப் பெறுவதற்கான நுகர்வோரின் உரிமையைத் தவிர நுகர்வோரின் மின்சார உரிமைகள் (விதிகள்) 2020 நுகர்வோருக்கு பல உரிமைகளை உத்தரவாதம் செய்கிறது. இந்த போஸ்ட்டரில் சில முக்கியமான விவரங்கள் பதிவு செய்யப்பட்டுள்ளன.

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Safe distances from power lines

Tue, 19/07/2022 - 10:52
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Use this poster as a ready reference to estimate if your home is built a safe distance from nearby power lines. Be especially mindful of these thresholds when adding extensions to your home. 

உங்கள் வீடு அருகிலுள்ள மின் இணைப்புகளிலிருந்து பாதுகாப்பான தூரத்தில் கட்டப்பட்டுள்ளதா என்பதை மதிப்பிடுவதற்கு இந்த போஸ்ட்டரை பயன்படுத்தவும். உங்கள் வீட்டினை விரிவாக்கம் செய்வதற்கு இந்த வரம்புகளைக் கவனத்தில் கொள்ளுங்கள்.

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Road Safety : GCTP Online Complaints

Mon, 18/07/2022 - 17:19
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The GCTP have reactivated their #socialmedia & are effectively engaging with #citizens to solve grievances within a period of 24hrs to 3 days. All one needs to do is tag their social media handle & register any complaint. This move of leveraging technology by Chennai Traffic is commendable. 

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Press Release: Workshop on Strengthening Road Safety Decision Making

Mon, 18/07/2022 - 17:09
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CAG, Chennai, in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Consumer Protection and Environment Research Centre (TNCPERC), Tiruvarur organised a workshop on ‘Strengthening Road Safety Decision Making’, to understand global best practices on road safety such as increased penalties to act as deterrents and stronger legislation.

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Shankar Prakash

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Shankar Prakash is a practising social and behavioural science researcher specialising in climate change, green and rural criminology. His research so far aims to understand public policy, criminal justice and community-based response to environmental violations and climate change. He has received training on responses to environmental crime at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), Rome, Italy. He was the UN Volunteer for the 14th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice held in Kyoto, Japan. Shankar Prakash holds a bachelor’s degree in Religion, Philosophy and Sociology and a master’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration. He recently submitted his doctoral research on wildlife crime prevention to the University of Madras.

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TANGEDCO - Filing Complaints

Sun, 17/07/2022 - 17:20
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Keep these numbers handy if you have #electricity related concerns, living in #TamilNadu.

தமிழ்நாட்டில் வசிக்கும் மக்களுக்கு மின்சாரம் தொடர்பாக உங்களுக்கு பிரச்சனைகள் இருந்தால் இந்த எண்களை கையில்சேமித்து வைத்துக் கொள்ளுங்கள். மின்சார வாரியத்திடம் புகாரளிக்க உதவும் எண்கள்.

#TANGEDCO #Minnagam #EB #Complaints

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Buckle Up! An assessment of helmet and seatbelt law compliance in Thiruvarur district

Fri, 15/07/2022 - 16:29

More than 50% of vehicle drivers in Thiruvarur district were found not adhering to the helmet and seatbelt laws, says a compliance audit conducted by CAG recently. With Tamil Nadu topping the charts for the highest number of annual road crashes consecutively for the fifth year in 2020, it is important to lookback, learn and redefine our road safety management practices. This study also recommends next steps for proactive enforcement and road safety management in districts of Tamil Nadu.

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Climate Change - Establishment of invasive species

Thu, 14/07/2022 - 16:25
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#India has lost Rs. 8.3 trillion ($127.3 billion) in the previous 60 years due to invading alien species, making it the second most invasion-cost-bearing country after the United States, according to a report published at Springer Nature. #ClimateActionNow

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