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Maruti Suzuki Inaugurates Another Water ATM

Maruti Suzuki Inaugurates Another Water ATM

Corporate Greening
Clean drinking water is a basic human requirement. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to access even this basic human need, especially in non-urban areas of the country. Realizing this challenge, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. has been working to set up Water ATMs in its adopted villages in Haryana. The Company has designed a self-sustaining partnership model that provides clean drinking water to villagers at an affordable price. Maruti Suzuki recently inaugurated its second water ATM in Kasan Village of Manesar, near Gurugam. The water ATM was presented to the community members by Lt. Gen. Dushyant Singh Chauhan, Senior Advisor (Vigilance), Maruti Suzuki in the presence of Village Panchayat and community elders. Inaugurating the facility, Lt. Gen. Dushyant Singh Chauhan, Senior Advisor (V...
Haryana Takes Up Asia’s First Vulture Reintroduction Programme

Haryana Takes Up Asia’s First Vulture Reintroduction Programme

National
Vultures are a bird species that have become locally extinct from Delhi region since almost two decades now. Vulture play a key role as scavengers in the natural ecosystem which makes them important. Their declines and local extinction from Delhi has therefore been a major loss to Delhi's urban ecosystem. The reason for the decline of vulture populations in Delhi is largely attributed to the use of the drug diclofenac. Diclofenac, a pain killer drug which is administrated to cattle and once vultures feed on the dead cattle, the drug enters the vulture's body and leads to the subsequent wiping out of entire vulture populations. Once this was known, diclofenac was banned by the government. The impact of dicloefenac was also felt on vulture populations living along Delhi and in the
Rain Rain Come Again Another Day, Little Johny Wants to Reach Home Today!

Rain Rain Come Again Another Day, Little Johny Wants to Reach Home Today!

Green Alert
Well, that’s what many people seem to be reciting during this year’s monsoon. The reason for such a wish being the menace caused by rainfall that leads to traffic havoc and raises people's irritation level even as it brings down the city’s mercury level. Since the announcement of our new campaign “Delhi Monsoon 2010”, the graph of excitement and anticipation for this year’s monsoon has been going up and down...down and up. The scanning of news on monsoon and how the city is interacting with the hide and seek game of the monsoon has brought out some interesting facts to study and discuss. The long-awaited monsoon reached the capital on July 5, Monday after a six-day delay. According to B.P. Yadav, Director of the India Meteorological Department, "even though the city missed its us
Invitation to Energy Fair 2010 in Leisure Valley, Gurgaon

Invitation to Energy Fair 2010 in Leisure Valley, Gurgaon

Events, Green Jobs
Delhi Greens and Advit Foundation invite you to The EnerGy Fair 2010, Gurgaon's first energy efficiency & renewable energy fair making corporate & community responsible and giving them the right tools and information to fulfill their responsibility! With growing emphasis on energy efficiency and the need to become carbon responsible, THE ENERGY FAIR is aimed at bringing the exhibitors and renewable energy (RE) products close to the communities. The FAIR will have Renewable Energy products, livelihood products targeting climate change adaptation, information material about energy efficiency and climate change by civil society organizations, sustainable building technologies, film festival - screening a few nominated environment films, street plays, workshops and lo...

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