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Delhi Govt Launches New Initiative To Avoid Accidents, Ensuring Road Safety

Aiming for road safety in Delhi and avoiding accidents, the Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) of Delhi launched a month-long ‘Tactical Urbanism Trial’. The new project was launched on October 15, at the Signature Bridge, connecting Wazirabad across the Yamuna to East Delhi. Notably, the Signature bridge has witnessed 53 road crashes and 17 fatalities between 2018-2021. With this new initiative, accidents might reduce ensuring road… read-more

Sat, 15 Oct 2022 - 05:54 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Delhi Government(163), ddc, Road Safety, accidents, New Initiative

Courtesy: Zee News India

Odisha Government

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Odisha Govt To launch Climate Resilient Natural Farming In Tribal Areas

Odisha Government, in collaboration with the Rythu Sadhikara Samstha (RySS) is set to launch climate-resilient natural farming in the tribal-dominated region. The initiative will enhance the agriculture sector, following natural traditional ways of farming, in Tribal areas. Spread across 3.15 lakh hectares of farmland, the project will have an investment of around Rs 312 crore over five years, starting in 2022-20223. It will also provide… read-more

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 01:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Odisha government, Agriculture, New Initiative, tribals, Natural Farming

Yoga class

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Delhi Govt To Provide Yoga Classes For Isolated COVID-19 Patients

Special yoga and pranayama classes will be provided by government for home isolated COVID-19 patients, said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, on January 11. "A new initiative under 'Delhi ki Yogshala' has been started by the government, whereby an instructor will teach Yoga to Covid patients for their recovery, as Yoga improves immunity," said Kejriwal. During last year's budget, the Delhi government had earmarked Rs 25 crore for the Yoga programme… read-more

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 09:00 AM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Delhi, COVID, Yoga, Delhi Government , New Initiative

Courtesy: ANI

Far-fetch logo

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Far-Fetch Launches Pre-Order Services To tackle Fashion Waste

In hopes of tackling fashion waste and competing with the competitors, "Far-Fetch" has launched a pre-order service that will help in managing the inventory and production, and also allow its customers to order from designers before its brands hit the shelves. "Far-Fetch" has also partnered up with restoration services. The move comes in order to help shoppers find a sustainable approach towards shopping and to reduce fashion waste.

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 11:47 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: fashion, e-waste, Future Retail, New Initiative

Courtesy: Harpers Bazaar

Meds for more, an idea to vaccinate underprivilaged

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Mumbai Doctor Couple Starts ‘Meds For More’, COVID Medicines For Underprivileged

Raina Ranney and Marcus Ranney, two Mumbai-based doctors and frontline workers have created a "COVID-relief platform" through their initiative "Meds For More" where everyone and anyone can pitch in and help. Their idea is that the leftover Covid medicines can be stockpiled and donated to the needful. "Especially after the first wave of the pandemic, people realized the need to step up and help each other," Dr. Raina said.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 - 08:01 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Covid-19, New Initiative, underprivileged, Covid Vaccination

Courtesy: The Better India

Period room Thane

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In A First, Public Toilet Gets 'Period Room' In Maharashtra's Thane

Setting up a "period room" at a public toilet, Maharashtra's Thane city has strived to facilitate menstrual hygiene among women dwelling in slums. The Thane Municipal Corporation and an NGO have jointly instituted the facility in a slum in the Shanti Nagar locality of Wagle Estate area. The facility is equipped with a urinal, jet spray, toilet roll holder, soap, running water and dustbin. The Rs 45,000 facility is touted as the first-of-its-… read-more

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 02:20 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Thane Municipal Corporation, periods, Menstruation, New Initiative

Courtesy: NDTV

Blood Donation

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BMC Corporator To Offer 1 Kg Paneer Or Chicken To Blood Donors

To raise awareness of blood donation and motivate donors, a corporator from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to offer 1 Kg of chicken or paneer to the donors. The corporator Samadhan Sarvankar has collaborated with KEM hospital for a blood donation camp on December 13, where he expects at least 1000 donors. About the unique initiative, Samadhan said he decided to give chicken and paneer since they are immunity boosters.

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 02:43 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: BMC, Shiv Sena, New Initiative, Blood donation camp

Courtesy: Times Now

Vinod Kartavya

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Bangalore Man Resolves To Set Trees Free From Nails, Pins

In a much-acclaimed initiative, a Bangalore-based research scientist Vinod Kartavya, with his five friends, have resolved to make the trees nails, staple pins and posters free. Interestingly, Vinod removes the pins and poster from the trees on every Sunday. He has decided to follow it after one such nail pricked him. Moreover, he runs a social media challenge, 'Nail Free Tree' asking people to post their photos after removing nails.

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 02:05 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Karnataka, New Initiative, bengaluru, Nail Free Tree, campaign, environment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times