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.
"#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
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.
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
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.
Bipedalism (standing upright on two feet) is considered the crucial marker of human evolution. Walking, whether on a pilgrimage or as a mode of protest (think Dandi or Selma), is invested with significance, with an aura, a purpose. The effort, the impetus behind walking, the motivation that propels these walks are recognised as something special.
In the battle against climate change, India's pledge at the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26), mainly revolved around phasing down fossil fuels and embracing renewable energy. The five climate-related ambitious goals that were set by India in stipulation to the 2015, Paris agreement, which is also coined “the Panchamrita” basically are;