Resources

  Tue, 24/05/2022 - 16:21
Motorised paratransit such as autorickshaws and share auto-rickshaws are popular across India. They are perfect for short-distance commutes and reaching major public transits. They are fast, easy and plentiful. Regularising this sector by providing…
  Mon, 23/05/2022 - 17:10
Tamil Nadu shows the highest post-crash costs incurred due to income loss. The extra costs on post-crash care or the victim’s funeral destabilises family budgets and increases Out Of Pocket Expenditure, a burden felt more severely by low income…
  Sun, 22/05/2022 - 15:37
Ecosystems with their #biodiversity provide several life-supporting services such as food, climate regulation & clean water. However human actions have impacted nearly 75% of land & 66% of the marine environment leading to biodiversity…
  Fri, 20/05/2022 - 16:48
Roofs shaded with thatches, bamboo frames, & pergolas (partial shading) can reduce the penetration of heat into the building. And, it’s such a great design feature! #Summer #HeatWave #RoofTopSolar #SolarEnergy #RenewableEnergy #…
  Thu, 19/05/2022 - 16:02
As per a research paper Nature, land use and #ClimateChange will result in zoonotic spillover diseases spreading from animals to humans. The risk will be highest in #Asia & #Africa and could see a rise in disease transmission by 4,000 times. #…
  Wed, 18/05/2022 - 17:00
When #NetBanking, always double check the #URL. Fraudsters can set up websites with URLs that sound very similar to your bank's. Also look for the lock symbol (which means that the website you are using is secured with a digital certificate) &…
  Tue, 17/05/2022 - 16:39
Mobility options are as diverse as our country! Paratransit fills a gap by connecting us to public transport or by providing transport in localities where buses and trains don't venture. Whether you call them auto-rickshaws, share autos, chakdas,…
  Tue, 17/05/2022 - 16:30
Too much salt can wreak havoc with your blood pressure and therefore your heart health. Several processed foods are known to be high in salt. We need warning labels on these foods! #FoodLabelsSaveLives #WorldHypertensionDay #KnowWhatYouEat #…
  Mon, 16/05/2022 - 21:31
Crashes on Indian roads claim about 150,000 lives & disable about 750,000 people yearly. Social welfare losses at an individual level makes the entire family vulnerable. Factoring these impacts is necessary to institutionalise social security. …
  Thu, 12/05/2022 - 10:36
A study by Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research on insect biodiversity finds that high intensity farming & substantial climate warming are together depleting insect populations putting vital ecological functions at risk, threatening…