Blogs

24/04/2019 - 11:52
Ground level ozone is a major air pollutant and is known to negatively impact human health and agricultural output. This blog delves into the details of ozone pollution and its impact on climate and health.
15/04/2019 - 14:18
Agriculture is one of the major energy-consuming sectors in Tamil Nadu owing to heavy dependence on groundwater for irrigation purpose
15/04/2019 - 09:48
Bio-CNG technology of late had attracted a lot of interest because of its varied advantages. So what actually is Bio-CNG and how it provides a solution to problems like crop burning and solid waste management?
10/04/2019 - 11:54
புகைபிடித்தல் உடல் நலத்திற்கு கேடு விளைவிக்கும் என்பது அனைவருக்கும் தெரிந்த ஒன்று.ஆனால் சிகரெட் துண்டுகளால் சுற்றுசூழலுக்கு ஏற்படும் கேடுகளை பற்றி தெரியுமா? அதற்கான தீர்வு தான் என்ன ?  
10/04/2019 - 11:48
நாள்தோறும் தரம் பிரிக்கப்படாத குப்பை, கிடங்கில் வந்து குவிவதால் ஏற்படும் பல்வேறு வகையான கேடுகளில்  ஒன்று ஒயிட்னருக்கு அடிமையாகுதல் (whitener addiction) எனப்படும் ஒரு வகை போதை பழக்கம். கொடுங்கையூரில் திகழும் நிலவரமும் அதனால் சிறுவர்களை தொடரும் அபாயத்தை பற்றிய ஒரு குறிப்பு இது.  
09/04/2019 - 09:50
Ambient air pollution is a major global threat to health and wellbeing of global population. This blog delves into the contribution of different sectors to the pollutants in the air we breathe.  
09/04/2019 - 09:42
The Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), India’s sanitation programme states that it aims to reduce health and sanitation vulnerabilities among the poor through access to toilets. However, we find that far from minimising vulnerabilities, the scheme seems to exploit their vulnerabilities to gain publicity and political support.
08/04/2019 - 14:32
The Solid Waste Management Rules came into force in 2016, but it was only in 2018 that Chennai Corporation drafted the bye-laws. The bye-laws in its present form falls short of a clean sweep due to some patent issues at its core. However, if due measures are taken to rectify the inadequacies, and make the process participatory, it could be an opportunity to wipe the slate clean.
29/03/2019 - 14:39
NPAs in farm loans have increased by 900% compared to 483% increase in overall NPAs. Clearly, any further increase in collateral free loans will add to these NPAs. Further, the limit increase, that too just before general elections 2019, cannot be considered a coincidence.
22/03/2019 - 11:38
This blog sums up the results for Dec 2018 round (latest available as on 21 Feb 2019) of the Consumer Confidence Survey: (a) Consumer confidence index shows negative sentiment; and (b) economic situation, price level, and employment depict negative sentiment.