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.
CAG's webinar on 'Front of Pack Labelling - Consumer perspective' was seen in Balake Thiluvlike, a Kannada magazine.
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's webinar on 'Elimination of trans fat in the food supply', along with Social Rights Consumer Movement, Namakkal had media coverage in KalaiThamizhagam, Dina Bhoomi, Nav Indiar Times, Malai Murasu and Dinamani.
CAG-CEEW recent study on electricity bills brings to focus the need for improved transparency from discoms and consumer feedback
A roundtable of consumer organisations was organised to consider proposed amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-Com)rules) 2020. S. Saroja (from CAG) participated, wanting emphasis in amendments to look at factors like sustainable consumption, packaging and carbon footprints.
At the onset of TN govt's 'Minnagam' - a new call centre for electricity complaints, The Federal captures the success story of CAG's ECC initiative. With experience in handling over 3000 electricity complaints across 7 districts for over 4 years, ECC shares its best practices
Following a petition by CAG, the court has observed that the State needs to take aggressive steps to ensure that, despite school closure over the lockdown, children need to be supplied their food and nutritional content as specified in the National Food Security Act 2013.
An article by Harish Baskar, Researcher, CAG published in Citizen Matters. How can we make Chennai's footpaths safe and comfortable for pedestrians?
“Decentralising waste by building capacity in ward and zonal levels is also a solution (to managing solid waste). There can be different approaches in one city,” says Sumana Narayanan, Senior Researcher, CAG.