Waste-to-Energy plant in Bangalore yet to start

A Waste-to-Energy plant that has been in the process of being established from a long time can help Bengaluru to shift to cleaner energy Chandana, the chief engineer for the upcoming Waste-to-Energy (WTE) plant in Kannahalli looks around the dim meeting room of the Kannahalli Waste Management Plant, as she explains in technical terms her […]

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Water Waits to Gain Ground

Manu Vaddar, a traditional community of well-diggers can recharge Bengaluru’s groundwater level. However, the lack of awareness about their techniques is slowing down the process. Every drop counts for Farzana Sheikh, a resident of Bengaluru’s Kempapura Slum and her neighbours. The slum with around 100 families of migrant workers get water through water tankers after […]

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Fishermen face financial distress

Recently, fish kills have increased in several Bangalore lakes, and many fishermen are suffering because of the lack of fish in the lakes.  According to the fisheries department, there are 13,013 fishermen population in urban Bangalore, and 2846 are active fishermen. In rural Bangalore, the total fishermen population is 33585, of which 7,346 are active fishermen. […]

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Children in the shadow: Unescapable family conditioning

Female children of domestic workers are not allowed to work as anything else but domestic help, even after getting minimum education.  In India the working women today aides the economic status of the household and the society as a whole. But our nation is yet to actualize the true potential of women. Even today 94% […]

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