Author: Juhi Chaudhary

Solar-powered cold room boosts farm incomes

It does not depend on erratic electricity supply from the grid

Sandeep Alse, a farmer who cultivates fruits and vegetables in Marathwada, a drought-prone region in Maharashtra, found it difficult to reach his produce to the market in a timely manner due to poor infrastructure. The lack of cold storage facility in the vicinity added to his woes…Read More

Solar power improves public healthcare services in Chhattisgarh

By ensuring reliable electric supply through decentralised solar photovoltaic installations, Chhattisgarh in central India has boosted public healthcare outcomes

Not too long ago, babies were born and emergency surgeries were conducted under candlelight at Mandir Hasaud primary health centre in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh in central India…Read More

Is Delhi prepared to beat the heat this summer?

The Delhi government is yet to formulate a heat action plan this summer but state-run hospitals say they are prepared to treat people suffering from heat-related problems

With the Met department predicting an exceptionally hot summer this year, the National Disaster Management Authority has sounded out vulnerable states an early warning against…Read More

Forests burn across India as temperatures rise

India’s forests have become increasingly vulnerable to fires due to hotter summers, erratic rainfall and longer dry spells triggered mainly by climate change

The beginning of summer in India has arrived with a spate of forest fires across the country. Fires are raging in the dry deciduous forests of southern and western India. Sporadic fires have begun in the Himalayan forests as well…Read More

Solar summit provides major boost to climate action

The first summit of the International Solar Alliance held in New Delhi jointly by India and France has announced a slew of projects and measures to accelerate the use of solar energy across the globe

A strong signal was sent out by the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance that the first treaty based global coalition to emerge after the Paris Climate Summit is serious…Read More