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The Positive Impact of Living in Sustainable Communities
According to a recent World Bank assessment, India will need to invest $840 billion, or $55 billion annually, in urban infrastructure over the next 15 years to satisfy its rapidly expanding urban population’s demands adequately.
Now is an excellent time to rethink how we build our urban communities, keeping health and sustainability in mind.
Net-zero Buildings: How Can You Make These A REALITY?
The race to net zero by 2030 considers Climate Adaptation as one of the core strategies to consider. Specifically, the built environment affects every element of our life, including the homes we reside in, the water and energy distribution systems, highways, bridges, and other modes of transportation we use to get around. Thus, making conscious changes to our built environment will help us with drastic climate mitigation. So, Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) will be the future of construction.
Read more about NZEBs written by Dr Sudarsan JS and Priyanka Kale.
The Need for Care, Companionship & Comfort for Senior Citizens in India
oday, older adults are left feeling isolated and lonely while the young grapple with family and financial struggles. Moreover, there are hardly any vetted caretaker services.
Everyday cases of robbery, extortion, deception by fraud, and even murder create general distrust in senior citizens’ safety.
What can you, as children, do when parents who looked after you can no longer do the same for themselves?”
The increasing neglect of the needs of the elderly population in India is an issue that 60Plus India is solving. Find out more in this eye-opener
How Sustainable is Ecotourism in the Indian Himalayas?
If you love mountains, then NOW is the time to take action and save them. The once pristine and delicately balanced – Himalayan Mountain regions face a disturbed ecosystem caused by human-caused hazards.
Get to know how the Himalayan regions are being exploited and what we can do to address these emerging challenges and improve conditions for local communities.
Safe Motherhood: A Study on Institutional Deliveries in Tamil Nadu
Is safe motherhood a reality in India? Or are we still struggling to preserve Maternal and Child Health?
Here’s a detailed study into Safe Motherhood in Tamil Nadu, conducted with vigorous research on the topic, in conversation with experts in the field.
The Micro-level Factors Affecting Disabilities in the Bangalore Slums
A commonly ignored pillar of sustainability is—People.
True conscious behaviour can only be achieved when there’s equitable distribution of resources. But reality rarely lives up to expectations.
With this write-up, take a peek into the problems faced by Persons with Disability.
Disability Acts in India: the On-ground Reality
While you sip your evening chai contentedly by the window, a Person with Disability (PWD) is hoping for a whiff of happiness in their tiny home.
Even though there are laws protecting the rights of PWDs in India, the situation on the ground is a far cry. From unfair education practices to rising unemployment, the prejudices keep piling up.
Find out what’s happening!
Are Indian Schools well-equipped to cater to Children with Disabilities?
For most children, education is a stepping stone to success.
For some, it’s a stone they can never seem to climb.
Will inclusive learning, in its truest form, ever be a reality in India? Are our schools well-equipped to give children the best education they deserve? Where are we going wrong?
Read this article to know more.
My Experiences with the Rural Healthcare System in India
Mental and physical health are topics largely ignored in the vulnerable communities of the country. In 2018, India ranked 154th out of 195 nations for healthcare quality and accessibility.
The sad part? Not much has changed since 2007.
The article discusses my experiences between 2007 and 2011 with the rural healthcare system in India
Read the article to know how community health measures up in India now