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Road Safety - Right of way rules

Tue, 05/03/2024 - 09:55
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Not sure what to do at those unmarked junctions? Who goes first? Who waits? Right of way rules are crucial to road safety. But for them to work, we all need to keep the same rule, and keep it consistently. Join us as we take you through some of these rules #DriveSafe 

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International Waste Pickers Day 2024

Fri, 01/03/2024 - 12:53
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There are an estimated 20 million waste pickers worldwide, who make our lives bearable just by doing those jobs no one wants. Why not try and get to know your local waste picker? You will see for yourself, how enterprising and resilient they are. More importantly, you will see how important the job they do is - without them our homes, streets and neighbourhoods will be reduced to stink and decay. #InternationalWastepickersDay

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Climate Change - 'Megaswarms'

Thu, 29/02/2024 - 13:07
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Described as the most destructive migratory pests, locusts travel in swarms covering 50 to over 100 km daily. Each swarm, having tens of millions of locusts, can consume the daily food supply of thousands of people, posing a threat to the global food chain.

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Road Safety - Right of Way

Tue, 27/02/2024 - 14:51
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What happens when there are no traffic lights or signs at a crossroads? Before you get behind the wheel, here are some rules of the road to be aware of. Follow us to learn more about the rules of the road. Giving way is not about courtesy, but about safety. 

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Sustainable Transport - What is a 15 minute neighborhood?

Mon, 26/02/2024 - 12:33
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Most neighbourhoods in Indian cities tend to have all basic essentials within 15 minute walking/cycling or public transport distance of residences. Is your neighbourhood also like this?
 

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A study on use of digital financial services

Thu, 22/02/2024 - 14:05

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the usage pattern of digital financial services in Tamil Nadu, particularly among the rural poor. Focusing on four main consumer groups mainly, farmers, self help group women, college youth and cottage industries, the report provides an in depth analysis of usage patterns and some of the struggles that digital finance users face.

 

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Climate Change - Extinction of Migratory species

Thu, 22/02/2024 - 09:52
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Migratory species play a crucial role in maintaining the world's ecosystems by pollinating plants, dispersing seeds & controlling pests. Their extinction could lead to imbalances in the ecosystem triggering #FoodInsecurity & #BiodiversityLoss.

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Road Safety Month, 2024

Tue, 20/02/2024 - 17:23

To mark National Road Safety Month, observed between January 15 and February 14, CAG conducted road safety awareness programs in three schools - Sri Gurumurthy Vidyalaya High School in Kodungaiyur; Don Bosco Matric Hr.Sec.School in Erukkancheri; and Chennai Middle School in Perambur on 2nd, 8th and 9th of February, 2024 respectively. <

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Fair Fares: Towards Gender-Inclusive Public Transport

Tue, 20/02/2024 - 14:36

CAG surveyed 3000 women across 6 cities to understand the impact of the fare-free public transport scheme for women launched by the Tamil Nadu government. The study found that women were able to save an average of  Rs 601 to Rs 800 per month as a result of this scheme. Additionally, the study highlighted that the saved transportation expenses were predominantly invested in the family. Find out more from the full report.

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