Blogs

28/04/2020 - 12:45
There is euphoria of breathing clean air amid the stress and despair of the COVID-19 pandemic. How true is it for Chennai? Does the lockdown hold any clues to mitigate air pollution?
28/04/2020 - 12:43
Recently, Citizen consumer and civic Action Group (CAG) conducted capaci
31/03/2020 - 15:58
Is Chennai’s public transit beyond help? How hard is it to navigate? Sumana takes a bus, train, and metro to understand what ails the system and challenges you to take the 30 day Public Transit Challenge
30/03/2020 - 16:00
A smattering of the insights we gleaned and the lessons we unlearned in talking climate emergency to college and school students.  
15/02/2020 - 08:52
Harish conducts a road safety assessment of eight schools in Chennai and highlights the hurdles faced by children daily.
04/02/2020 - 16:27
Do you know that every change you make - no matter how little - can go a long way in tackling climate emergency? Take the pledge to change one thing today. This blog combines 29 simple and doable sustainability pledges that you can adopt in your day-to-day life. CAG ran this campaign in February 2020 as part of the Climate Action Month, Chennai 2020. 
21/01/2020 - 19:30
CAG organised a state-level Electricity Consumer Cell (ECC) meeting on November 07, 2019, in Chennai. The objective of the meeting was to discuss the progress of the ECCs in seven districts of Tamil Nadu and to understand and address the challenges faced by them.
21/01/2020 - 19:13
Researchers and ECC Engineers from CAG attended a three-day training programme at Auroville Consulting from 16 - 18 December 2019. This blog is a summary of the proceedings of training programme.
21/01/2020 - 15:36
This blog is a summary of the capacity building sessions conducted in 7 schools in and around Chennai. The objective was to spread awareness about electricity/energy related topics.
21/01/2020 - 15:34
CAG, in collaboration with Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science, conducted a hackathon and prototype building competition from 13-14 December 2019. The competition was designed to encourage students in building prototypes and relevant IT applications for use in everyday lives of electricity consumers.