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Road Safety - Increased road penalties

Mon, 05/12/2022 - 16:54
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#TamilNadu's recent move on increase in penalties as a deterrant for various #traffic violations as per the #MVAA2019, has garnered mixed reactions from the citizens. Highlighting this concern at the event commemorating #WDoR2022, Thiru.M.Manakumar, Additional Transport Commissioner, TNSTA, said that it important for all road users to understand that these enforcement measures are to prioritise their own safety on roads. 

#RoadSafety #RememberSupportAct #Justice 

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National Pollution Control Day 2022

Fri, 02/12/2022 - 15:21
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According to World Air Quality Report 2021, released by IQ Air, none of the cities in #India meet the WHO #AirQuality guidelines. If we want to leave a liveable planet for future generations the only way forward is to wean off #fossilfuel dependency & embrace #RenewableEnergy. #NationalPollutionControlDay

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Climate Change - Indian mangroves at threat

Thu, 01/12/2022 - 15:00
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According to a study by Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences #Mangroves in the Indian coasts that act like coastal guards have shrunk due to #ClimateChange. It is estimated that by 2070, mangroves would have reduced by 50% especially in the southern coast of #India #ActOnClimate

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Consumer Awareness: Sending things by courier

Tue, 29/11/2022 - 16:35
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Always remember to read the terms & conditions of the #courier service while booking your parcel. And keep the tracking ID & payment receipt. These will be needed to not just track but also to file a complaint if damage/loss occurs to the parcel.

#ConsumerRights #Awareness

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Sustainable Transport: Footpaths are only for pedestrians

Tue, 29/11/2022 - 09:55
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You are not the only one who is finding it difficult to use our #footpaths. We need adequate planning & better enforcement to keep our footpaths walkable. If we lose our footpaths, we lose #pedestrians to motorised forms of #transport - thus starting a vicious cycle.

#OneCityForAll #WorldUrbanPlanning #InclusiveCities #Accessibility #PedestrianSafety

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WDoR 2022: GCP advises everyone to inculcate road discipline

Mon, 28/11/2022 - 16:53
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CAG, in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Traffic Police & the School of Excellence in Law, commemorated #WDoR2022 on the Nov 22nd. Chief guest Thiru.Shankar Jiwal IPS, Commissioner of Police, GCP highlighted the need to prioritise human life by enabling discussions on the causes of road crashes & encouraged everyone to inculcate road discipline collectively as road users.

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Zero Waste Online Stores - A database

Fri, 25/11/2022 - 15:58
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#OnlineShopping is perhaps synonymous with vast amounts of #plastic packaging. But we know there are stores out there that aim to stay #sustainable & pack with #NoPlastic. If you know of such stores (or own one), please submit your shop info on this link to be added to our app database: https://bit.ly/3EmrUQ5

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Climate Change - Impact on antibiotic resistance

Thu, 24/11/2022 - 16:38
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#ClimateChange & the resulting chronic heat #stress in livestock suppresses their immune response & hampers the efficacy of vaccinations. This increased incidence of diseases can fuel an overuse of antibiotics & worsen antibiotic resistance. 

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Consumer Awareness: CAG helps with your consumer complaints

Wed, 23/11/2022 - 17:20
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If a company refuses to honour its #warranty, or you are not happy with the services provided, you can write to us at helpdesk@cag.org.in. We can help you communicate with the company towards a resolution. Alternatively, you can also approach the Consumer Court.

#ConsumerProtection #Awareness

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Sustainable Transport: Avoid congestion on roads

Tue, 22/11/2022 - 15:34
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Increase in motor vehicles, road works & #accidents are the leading reasons why #traffic congestion in #India is among the worst in the world. Prioritising #SustainableTransport by increasing #PublicTransport & providing #pedestrians & #cyclists with safe spaces can help reduce congestion on our roads.

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