Adieu 2020

A series of articles examining the impact and lessons of 2020 and looking ahead to the journey in 2021

We have come to the end of probably the most tumultuous year in the collective history of our cities, a year that has changed almost everything as we knew it once.

In healthcare, education and markets, in formal and informal spheres of work, in our festivities as well as the humdrum existence of regular life, COVID has left an impression that cannot be obliterated ever. Much as we want this pandemic to end, neither can we completely erase its impact, nor should we forget the lessons that this period holds for the future.

As we look forward to new beginnings, we look at how different domains have been transformed by the 2020 experience and the new realities we may expect in our cities and our lives.

https://citizenmatters.in/year-end-series-2021-the-future-of-jobs-the-gap-year-syndrome-22563
https://citizenmatters.in/covid-19-education-chennai-schools-online-learning-22749
https://citizenmatters.in/2020-covid-19-digital-divide-in-education-22824
https://citizenmatters.in/chennai-public-transport-commute-post-covid-22720
https://citizenmatters.in/covid19-broke-the-back-of-mumbais-informal-sector-workers-heres-how-22156
https://bengaluru.citizenmatters.in/human-behaviour-covid-internet-addiction-webinar-stress-digital-burnout-hygiene-shut-clinic-nimhans-web-junkies-55655
https://citizenmatters.in/adieu-2020-not-a-happy-new-year-for-delhi-schoolkids-22822
https://bengaluru.citizenmatters.in/public-health-system-reorient-post-covid-community-health-55585
https://citizenmatters.in/year-end-series-2021-covid-vaccine-facts-and-challenges-22877
https://citizenmatters.in/mumbai-will-focus-more-on-transportation-in-2021-it-should-22147
https://citizenmatters.in/year-end-vaccine-preparations-interview-with-doctors-22883
https://citizenmatters.in/chennai-cultural-season-digital-revolution-due-to-covid-22883

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Similar Story

City Buzz: Delhi ranks 350th in global index | Heat wave grips north… and more

In other news: Heat-related illnesses claim lives; Urban women in salaried jobs at 6-yr low and Delhi issues first bus aggregator licence.

Delhi ranks 350 in global index; no Indian city in top 300 Oxford Economics’ new ‘Global Cities Index’ report ranks Delhi at 350, the highest among 91 Indian cities. This was the first edition of the index, released on 21st May by the global advisory firm, Oxford Economics, which is assessing metropolitan cities across 163 countries on five parameters - economics, human capital, quality of life, environment, and governance. The top three cities in the list are New York, London and San Jose. In the category of human capital, which “encompasses the collective knowledge and skills of a city’s population,” measured…

Similar Story

Bengaluru citizens’ solutions to combat civic activism fatigue

Citizens cite diversity, recognition, a sense of ownership, and ward committees as vital to keep the flame of civic activism alive.

(In part 1 of the series Srinivas Alavilli and Vikram Rai wrote about their experience of moderating the masterclass, 'Is there burnout in civic activism?’, at the India Civic Summit, organised by Oorvani Foundation. Part 2 covers the discussions and insights by the participants)  The 35 plus participants in the masterclass-'Is there burnout in civic activism?', at the India Civic Summit, organised by Oorvani Foundation, were divided into six groups, who shared their observations and solutions to civic activism apathy. While nine questions were put to vote, the following six got the maximum votes in the following order:  Is there…