India requires 170 billion dollars per year to fulfill sustainable development goals: AVPN CEO 

India has progressed towards meeting sustainable development goals but there is considerable ground to be covered, particularly across domains like health and education.

published on : 28th November 2022

India and SDGs: Hues of red, green, yellow and orange

Moving towards SDGs is in conformity with what India wishes to do in its pursuit of progress and development. The nation is far better positioned than many countries.

published on : 21st November 2022

The green shine

CE speaks with Shristi Ghunawat, founder of Tangerina, about about sustainable jewellery and more

published on : 8th November 2022

Vested interests in keeping warm: A heating garment made out of sustainable clothing

The Entropy Vest is guaranteed to make insulating clothes and electronic heating systems obsolete

published on : 30th October 2022

Fewer job opportunities reason for early marriage of women in WB, Jharkhand: experts

However, some experts expressed doubts about the data authenticity given that the survey was conducted during the Covid pandemic.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Sustainable homes: Earthy decor with banana fibre

A venture by two Malayalis sells eco-friendly home decor items such as cushion covers, window blinds, table mats etc 

published on : 21st October 2022

Sustainable Development Goals-2030: Vision booklet on 25 best practices out

This will help improve the state’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) index, besides encouraging the implementation of ambitious and innovative programmes.

published on : 18th October 2022

Mending the clutter

We speak to one of the co-founders of organisers The Mend Packaging — Rishika Reddy, a Hyderabadi who is wowing the world by letting her actions speak louder than words.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Meet Busa the sari-clad doll made with leftover organic fabric

Sustainable fashion designer Anavila Misra uses leftover organic fabric to craft dolls clad in cotton saris and a coterie of animal companions inspired from the Panchatantra.

published on : 4th September 2022

A new sustainable boutique stay in Ladakh

 A Ladakhi woman quit her lucrative job abroad to set up a sustainable hotel and restaurant back home, and preserve local community values

published on : 21st August 2022

NDMC shifts food festival venue to Charkha Park

. “We are thankful to the L-G that he took cognisance of traders’ problem due to the food festival and got the venue change,” said NDTA president Atul Bhargava.

published on : 19th August 2022

Building homes with mud

Mud — the malleable material — has many benefits. You can even build homes using it. It offers better insulation than steel and concrete structures, says experts, while being eco-friendly

published on : 5th August 2022

Bhutan doesn’t want poor Indian visitors? Himalayan nation opens border with hefty sustainable development fee

Be ready to pay Rs 1,200 a day as fee over and above other expenses

published on : 25th July 2022

All major ports to be made self-sustainable on electricity by 2030: Sonowal 

Further, he said under the holistic development of coastal districts, a total of 567 projects with an estimated cost of around Rs 58,000 crore have been identified.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation holdstwo-day workshop on climate investment plan

The UW team also demonstrated design strategies to reduce the impact of hazards for each project.

published on : 20th July 2022

Shining in sustainable style

An engineer and social entrepreneur supports over 10 self-help groups to earn together, writes Prasanta Mazumdar

published on : 17th July 2022

75-95 million more on verge of extreme poverty due to climate change, COVID: Report

The report finds that about 1 in 10 people worldwide are suffering from hunger and nearly 1 in 3 people lack regular access to adequate food.

published on : 8th July 2022

First look of Akasa Air's crew uniform out; fabric made from pet bottle plastic found in marine waste

Designer Rajesh Pratap Singh said that it had been an exciting journey for him to present one of the most unique, sustainable and functional uniforms of the times for the startup carrier.

published on : 4th July 2022

Offer useful land for green cover, states told in push for sustainable development

Green panel notes that ‘inferior’ land is usually allotted to compensate for diversion of forest land for infra projects   

published on : 4th July 2022

APAC lists Hyderabad among top 20 sustainable cities

Bengaluru is the only Indian city to achieve the Gold standard category, while Hyderabad, Delhi and Mumbai were placed in silver category.   

published on : 30th June 2022
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