S. Saroja speaks about consumer rights and laws in a program organised by Podhigai TV
S Saroja from CAG stressed the need for simple, effective, front of pack warning labels on packed foods to help consumers make informed choices, in light of India's non-communicable disease crisis, at a webinar organised by CUTS International
CAG organised a remembrance gathering to mark the wonderful life of our Board member Mr. Keshav Desiraju.
CAG is crowd sourcing a database of plastic-free shops across the country. The Go Zero Waste app will help you discover your neighbourhood zero-waste shops.
Playgrounds, parks and such public spaces are crucial for the health and well-being of citizens. The pandemic has just underscored their importance, notes Sumana Narayanan of CAG. As Madras turns 382 this August, it is time the city ensures that parks and playgrounds abound and that they are well-maintained and accessible to all.
'Greater Chennai Corporation is set to enforce the single-use plastic ban starting next week. CAG's study on the effectiveness of the two year old ban indicates that banned plastic items remain prevalent. Vamsi Kapilavai, CAG, explains that an ecosystem of alternatives needs to be established for the ban to be effective'.
CAG has been working towards creating awareness around the benefits of solar agricultural pumps and the govt subsidy sanctioned for the same, among farmers in Salem, TN.
Pavithra Ramesh, CAG explains why July's electricity bill for some Tamilnadu users might have seemed too high and what they can do about it.
K. Vishnu Mohan Rao, CAG, commenting on the government's plans to revise the power tariff, said this would be a fair step but one that should be accompanied by 'targeted subsidies'
Following a PIL by CAG the TN state government has informed the High Court that it will recommence the supply of cooked meals to children aged 2 to 6, by September 1st.
Senior Counsel NL Rajah appearing for the petitioner argued that children had taken to begging due to lack of provision of cooked nutritious meal in schools.
CAG-CEEW recent study on electricity bills brings to focus the need for improved transparency from discoms and consumer feedback