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Cairn India Rededicates Itself on World Day to Combat Desertification

Cairn India Rededicates Itself on World Day to Combat Desertification

Corporate Greening, National
There is probably no greater issue than land in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals that touches everyone. From the food we eat, to the clothes we wear and the houses we live - it all stems from land resources. In order to "leave no one behind" as proclaimed in the new Sustainable Development Goals, achieving land degradation neutrality needs to be in the forefront to meet our requirements and develop sustainability. A big threat to our land resource world wide is that of desertification. Desertification is a complex phenomenon resulting from factors of physical, biological, socioeconomic and cultural nature. Desertification is not confined to the desert areas or to the arid region, but relates to land degradation in about two-thirds of India's geographical area falling with...
This is What a Water ATM Looks Like

This is What a Water ATM Looks Like

Corporate Greening, Green Lens
Water ATMs or Water vending machines have become the next big thing to provide clean, drinking water especially in rural India. It is an innovative concept in the field of water treatment and can include microbial disinfection along with a water cooling facility. The Water ATM can dispense purified and cold water against an affordable cost. It is also a reminder that if we do not respect and take care of our natural resources, the future is going to be as mechanical as this. The above Water ATM has been installed in the state of Rajasthan by Cairn Indian in collaboration with the Government of Rajasthan. Being a desert state, with erratic rainfall, people are forced to walk long distances to procure water, which is of a highly questionable quality and generally does not meet WHO ...
Cairn India Reaffirms its Commitment Towards Health Sector on Mothers Day

Cairn India Reaffirms its Commitment Towards Health Sector on Mothers Day

Corporate Greening, National
In honor of Mother's Day 2016, Cairn India reaffirms its commitment to promote women’s right to quality and respectful maternal health services. In a move to enable better access to health and nutrition services to women, children and adolescents, Cairn India in collaboration with CHETNA (Centre for Health Education Training and Nutrition Awareness) has undertaken a PAHONCH project. The PAHONCH campaign reaches out to women in 73 villages across three districts (Rajkot, Morbi and Jamnagar) of Gujarat and touches a population of more than 1.2 lakh in the state. Despite long-term efforts to reduce maternal mortality, World Health Organization estimates that out of 5,36,000 maternal deaths occurring globally each year, 136,000 take place in India. The state of Gujarat has made

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