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Mottainai Concept and Swachch Bharat Mission

The Swachch Bharat Mission of India aims to improve sanitation and hygiene. It also looks for effective solid waste management. The behavioural change is the key driver for the Swacch Bharat initiative for attaining its objectives. Mottainai is a Japanese concept which conveys regrets over the waste. In Japan, children are taught to eat every ..


Veena Sahajwalla launches world’s first microfactory to help tackle e-waste hazard

Veena Sahajwalla, an Indian-origin scientist in Australia, has launched the world’s first microfactory that can transform the components from electronic waste items such as smartphones and laptops into valuable materials for re-use. The modular microfactories can operate on a site as small as 50 square metres and can be located wherever waste may be stockpiled. ..




Union Ministry of Power and New & Renewable Energy launched ASH TRACK Mobile App for better management of fly ash produced by thermal power plants. It provides a platform better management of the ash produced by thermal power plants by providing an interface between fly ash producers (Thermal Power Plants) and potential ash users such as – road ..


RK Singh launches ASH TRACK Mobile App to monitor fly ash from thermal plants

R.K Singh, the Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, has launched a web-based monitoring System and a Fly Ash mobile application “ASH TRACK” in New Delhi on February 8, 2018. These platforms will enable better management of the ash produced by thermal power plants by providing an interface between ..


India’s first garbage fest ’Kachra Mahotsav 2018’ organized in Chhattisgarh

The garbage festival ’Kachra Mahotsav’ was organized by the Raipur Municipal Corporation in Chhattisgarh from January 19 to 21, 2018. This unique fest was organized by the Raipur Municipal Corporation. According to the municipal corporation, it was the India’s first such festival. The purpose of this Garbage festival was to increase awareness, to guide people ..