Articles

Can decentralised cold storage models be a piece of the puzzle in easing farmer distress?

29 Apr 2020

Decentralised models such as solar-biomass cold storage can help preserve horticultural produce, giving farmers the freedom to look for the best price and providing a buffer in uncertain times like the Covid-19 crisis

मंदाकिनी की अल्हड़ लहरों से लड़ने वाले अब सोलर नाव चलाते हैं

29 Apr 2020

सौर शक्ति ने बदली चित्रकूट के नाविकों की ज़िंदगी। सोलर पैनल अब सिर्फ़ घरो के लिए नहीं बल्कि नाविकों के लिए भी फायदेमंद है।

Can India embrace work from home post-pandemic?

27 Apr 2020

Perhaps the most positive impact of the total lockdown imposed due to COVID-19 pandemic in the country is clean air in the Indian cities that one has not breathed for long.

While we await Coronavirus cure, fortify your immunity with these natural remedies

25 Apr 2020

A look at the natural remedies that can be used to increase immunity in times of the Coronavirus pandemic

Lessons from the COVID-19 Response

23 Apr 2020

In the face of the global Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, there are lessons that should be learnt globally from the present crisis engulfing the whole world. Creation of spare healthcare capacities is clearly a necessity across the world. Managing communication would also be an increasing challenge.

Fostering a sustainable urban future: Experiences from knowledge exchange workshops between India and Afghanistan

23 Apr 2020

The current scenario in India and Afghanistan shows us that most of the population still lives in rural areas, but the trends are changing rapidly as people migrate towards urban and peri-urban areas. According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), 55% of the world's population is residing in urban areas currently, with the proportion predicted to grow to 68% by 2050 (UNDESA, 2018).

COVID-19: A strategic opportunity for sustainable development

22 Apr 2020

The sector-specific allocations for health, education, and infrastructure the Union Budget 2020-21 collectively make up only a fraction of India's GDP. Our rapidly developing economy is threatened in the wake of a new global pandemic, COVID-19.

Changing role of chief sustainability officers

21 Apr 2020 | Mr Manoj Kumar Singh

Indus Towers has adopted various measures to set an example in making the telecom business more environmentally sustainable, writes its chief sustainability officer

Earth Day turns 50: Our obligation to endure and nurture

21 Apr 2020

Earth Day in 1970 began like any other movement: obscure and unpretentious at its genesis; gained momentum fed by other streams of thought; and eventually broadened by pressing environmental issues of the time.

In fight against Coronavirus, be aware of malnutrition's role in increasing vulnerability

17 Apr 2020

The linkage between malnutrition and susceptibility to viral infections becomes especially important in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic