Close to 450 driving school trainers from Kolkata and other districts have been trained under a programme piloted by the premier institute under the ‘Safe Drive Save Life’ campaign of the state government. The mission: to promote a culture of safe driving by training the trainer. »
Running events in our major cities bring together 11000 to 45000 runners annually. In most races, they are given single-use plastic water bottles, or packaged food and drinks. That’s a lot of waste! Now, a Bengaluru runner has started a campaign to change that. »
Carpooling can provide a comfortable alternative to private transport, while reducing congestion on city roads. But many factors like novelty of the concept and lack of government support are holding back companies in the space.
Artists for Wildlife and Nature, an exhibition cum competition of wildlife art organised and hosted by artist Prasad Natarajan, brought together various luminaries as well as young talent in a first-of-its-kind event. »
Substance abuse, most notably smoking, alcoholism and narcotics, is a huge menace in the Indian context today, often among kids as young as 12 years! A guide to dealing with this, based on pointers from a Bengaluru-based medical expert. »
With a plethora of private, government and individual initiatives, cycle-sharing in India is catching up fast and could offer a greener, non-motorised alternative for short commute. Will Ola’s new service give it a push?