User: chintan Topic: Waste
Category: Incinerators
Last updated: Apr 17 2018 23:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rajkot school gets sanitary napkin vending machine 18.2.2018 General News
Playing the role of a 'Pad-man' to female students, Rajkot GST and Central Excise office has decided to gift a sanitary vending machine and an incinerator to Sarojini Naidu Girls High School.Around 375 female students of classes 9 to 12 are expected to benefit from this move.This recent act is seen as a blessing for the girl students, who would now be not required to go home during their periods, as the school will be offering them free sanitary napkins.Sarojini Naidu Girls High School Principal Dr. Sonal Faldu expressed her happiness over the recent development and said, "We are feeling deeply proud that under Swachtha Mission, this facility has been provided in our school," adding that this facility will help all the girls in the school immensely.A student said, "After the release of the movie Padman, awareness about the importance of Sanitary napkins has increased manifold and now people are more vocal on this issue".She further told ANI, that she is very much optimistic that in ..
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Over 650 affected with diarrhoea, KMC to test water samples 11.2.2018 General News
At least 28 people were admitted to the Baghajatin State General Hospital with diarrhoea and over 650 were down with symptoms of the disease in six wards of the south-eastern part of the city, civic officials today said. The affected were from wards 101, 102, 107, 108, 109 and 110 mainly of Baghajatin, Patuli, Jadavpur, Santoshpur and some areas off Eastern Metropolitan Bypass, a senior official of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) said. "At the moment, 28 people suffering from diarrhoea are admitted to Baghajatin State General Hospital today," city mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who visited the wards this morning, said. Chatterjee said that around 260-270 people were brought to the Baghajatin State General Hospital last night while seven were admitted to the hospital. According to other senior officials, 15 persons including six children were shifted to the Beleghata ID Hospital while one was undergoing treatment at the MR Bangur Hospital. Besides, several from areas ...
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Flora Fountain renovation work set to resume soon 6.2.2018 General News
The renovation work of Flora Fountain, South Mumbai's most famous heritage landmark, is set to resume soon as the body tasked with the facelift has been allotted necessary fund for the purpose, a BMC official said today. The work to renovate the 153-year-old Gothic Revival architecture was given to the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) by the civic body in September 2016. However, the heritage organisation stopped the work last year after it faced some financial hurdles. The renovation work is set to resume soon as the BMC has allotted the funds to INTACH as per the bills raised by the body, according to a civic official. "There were few issues that we have resolved as of today and we expect that the work would resume as soon as possible. We have disbursed almost Rs 84 lakh to the body as per the provision and as per the bills raised by it," senior BMC officer Sudarshan Shirsath, who is looking after the execution of the project, told ...
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Here, torn notes get some face value 4.2.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Majithia moves around town, exchanging soiled currency notes at a discount
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BMC presents Rs 27,258 cr budget, 8.4 per cent higher than 2.2.2018 General News
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation today presented a budget of Rs 27,258 crore for 2018-19, an increase of 8.4 per cent from the current fiscal's figure of Rs 25,151 crore, with no new tax or hikes added to the existing tax regime. BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta, while announcing the budget estimates, said that the civic body has focused on some of the projects that were announced in last year's budget in order to give them a fresh impetus. These projects include the Coastal Road, which has got an allocation of Rs 1,500 crore and the Goregaon-Mulund Link Road, for which a sum of Rs 100 crore has been earmarked. The BMC has provided Rs 4,145 Crore for roads, Rs 2,569 crore for education, Rs 3,636 crore for healthcare, Rs 929 crore for stormwater drains, Rs 180 crore for modernisation of the civic body's Fire Brigade, Rs 11.69 crore for disaster management, including equipping its personnel with satellite phones, and Rs 28 crore to install LED lights across the city. He .
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Soon, sanitary pad dispensers at Goa schools, construction sites 1.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
From April, the Goa government will install sanitary pad dispensing machines at all industrial estates, construction sites and educational institutions run by the state government, Labour Minister Rohan Khaunte said on Thursday.
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NGT convenes meeting to identify landfill sites 29.1.2018 General News
The National Green Tribunal has convened a meeting of stakeholders for identifying alternative landfill sites and setting up waste-to-energy plants in the national capital. A bench headed by acting Chairperson Justice U D Salvi said there was "disagreement" among the AAP government, municipal corporations and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on the allotment of land for landfill sites which are needed urgently in Delhi. The meeting, to be held on February 3 in the NGT premises, will be attended by the chief secretary, principal secretary of urban development, commissioners of all the corporations, CEO of the Delhi Cantonment Board, managing director of the Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (DSIIDC), vice chairman of the DDA, hairman of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and managing sirector of the NTPC. "The counsel appearing on behalf of the Delhi government submits that there have been detailed deliberations between the ..
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An empowerment message goes global 27.1.2018 Hindu: News
Foundation helps women overcome menstruation taboo
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Western Railway Installs Sanitary Pads Dispensers For Female Staff 24.1.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a unique initiative, the Western Railway Women's Welfare Organisation or WRWWO has installed sanitary napkin dispensers and incinerators for female staff at all its major offices on the network, a...
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Western Railway installs sanitary pads dispensers, incinerators for female staff 24.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
In an unique initiative, the Western Railway Women's Welfare Organisation (WRWWO) has installed sanitary napkin dispensers and incinerators for female staff at all its major offices on the network, a top official said here on Wednesday.
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WR installs sanitary pad dispensers for its women employees 24.1.2018 General News
The Western Railway (WR) has installed sanitary napkin vending machines and incinerators for its women employees in six divisions, including its headquarters at Churchgate here, an official said today. The facility was inaugurated at Churchgate station yesterday by Archana Gupta, President of Western Railway Women's Welfare Organisation (WRWWO) along with senior women employees. "The WRWWO donated and commissioned sanitary napkin dispenser and incinerator at Churchgate yesterday for the benefit of the women working at the WR headquarters," chief public relations officer of WR, Ravinder Bhakar, said. Besides Churchgate, these coin-operated machines were installed at other five divisions- Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Ratlam, Rajkot and Bhavnagar- and were inaugurated by seniormost or youngest women employee working there, he added. "The women employees of the Western Railway has hailed this historic step," Bhakar said.
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BMC to set up three animal incinerators in city 24.1.2018 General News
The city civic body has decided to open three animal incinerators to dispose of the carcasses of pet animals free of cost, an official has said. Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta decided to set up the incinerators after taking into account the rising number of pets in the city, he said. The incinerators, to run on compressed natural gas and cost around Rs 2 crore each, will be set up at Mahalaxmi (in south Mumbai), Deonar (eastern suburb) and Malad (western suburb), the BMC official said yesterday. At present, there is only one private animal crematorium at the Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals in Parel, said Yogesh Shetye, the general manager of the civic-run Deonar abattoir, who is co-ordinating the project. Tenders will be floated by June for setting up the new incinerators. The facilities are expected to be operational by next year, another civic official said. "The carcasses will be disposed free of cost at these facilities, which would be
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BMC to set up 3 animal incinerators 24.1.2018 Hindu: Home
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to set up animal incinerators at three crematoriums in Mahalaxmi, Deonar and Malad.The incinerators, which run on compressed natural gas and co...
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‘Life becomes meaningless, if people fail to save their land’ 23.1.2018 Hindu: News
CPI will support villagers in closing down biomedical incinerator: Nallakannu
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Railway stations to have sanitary vending machines 18.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Minister Chitnis hold talks with Railway Board Chairman Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Sanitary napkin vending machines... more »
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Pilgrims run the gauntlet on Karimala path 9.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Death of pilgrim in wild elephant attack on Monday highlights risks
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Cleanliness is next to godliness for this priest 4.1.2018 Hindu: News
Malakapuram Melsanthi on a mission to rid Sabrimala of plastic
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MCK step to address girl students’ needs 2.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Sanitary napkins vending machines in schools, colleges
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UK 'faces build-up of plastic waste' 1.1.2018 BBC: Business
UK does not have capacity to deal with extra plastic waste after a Chinese import ban, says industry group.
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Zero-pollution incinerator for sanitary pads 27.12.2017 deccanherald.com
The increasing number of used sanitary napkins and diapers that end up with the pile of solid waste pose a grave threat to human health, as they carry disease-causing microorganisms. Now, a local company has come up with an incinerator that promises to burn and dispose of them without smoke or ash. The new incinerator uses water to smother the smoke - possibly toxic, given the substances used in napkins and diapers - and dilutes the ash. At schools, hospitals "This can be easily drained," said Nisha Nazre, founder of the company Zuci Fem Care Private Limited, who hopes to install the mini incinerators in BBMP-run schools and hospitals in 2018. Made in two categories - with eight- and 12-litre storage capacity and 5 KW or 2.5 KW of power - the machines are currently in the testing stage. Nazre launched the low-cost incinerators in March 2016 and installed them in BBMP-owned schools and hospitals at a cost of Rs 50 lakh. "Sanitary pads and diapers need to be disposed of safely. It is appalling to see them ...
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