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Satyagraha se Swachhagraha is a mass sanitation drive which is spiralling into a jan andolan in Bihar

A social behavioural change led community movement, Satyagraha se Swacchagraha is an ambitious sanitation drive by the Central Government to bolster its Swachh Bharat Mission. Sensitising people in rural India about the importance of sanitation and cleanliness of their surroundings in day to day life, Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation talks to Manali Jaggi of BW SmartCities about this movement as more of a peoples’ movement driven for them, by them and from them. Edited Excerpts:-

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Smarter Ways of Handling Medical Emergencies in Smart Cities Of 2018

A stronger ambulance infrastructure embedded with technology is the need of the hour. Building a well-organized ambulance infrastructure with high quality, reliable services with trained staff requires lot of structured planning and quality control.

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‘India loses about 3% of GDP due to road crashes per year’

Every year, 1.25 million people are killed in road crashes and 90 per cent of deaths occur in the developing world. India is leading the global death toll by reporting 1,50,000 deaths each year. SaveLIFE Foundation (SLF) is an independent, non-profit organization working for the road safety and access to emergency medical care across India and abroad. Over the past few years, SLF has facilitated the enactment of key legislations in India such as the Good Samaritan Law and now has adopted one of India’s deadliest highways to transform it into a zero-fatality corridor. Piyush Tewari, the founder and CEO of SaveLIFE Foundation shares his journey with Anuradha Shukla of BW Businessworld.

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Smart Technology Can Help In Smart Policing

Technology can change the way the police controls crime in a city and can help in its early detection. Deepak Ratan, Inspector General Of Police, Varanasi talks to Manish Arora of BW SmartCities about how by leveraging technology, the state police can prevent and reduce the crime rate in the city. Edited excerpts...

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Cos In Haryana Can Apply For Women Night Shift Exemption

The Haryana government today said factories registered under the Factories Act, 1948, can apply for the exemption from employing women in the night shift from 7 pm to 6 am

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NEC Corporation, NDMC To Test Video Surveillance At Centre Park

NDMC have started testing an intelligent video surveillance system using facial recognition technologies

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Cities Must Invest In Video Surveillance For Safer Cities: Experts

There needs to be an emphasis on installing right surveillance standards and industry best practices for effective surveillance that ensures safety and peace of mind for citizens

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708 Bungalows In Lutyens Zone Unsafe In Event Of Earthquake

According to an assessment made by the Central Public Works Department, these bungalows are considered structurally unsafe in the event of an earthquake

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Heavy Rains Throw Life Out Of Gear In Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar

So far 10,000 people from rural and urban areas here were shifted to safer places and about 123 people have lost their lives due to downpours in the state.

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Plight Of Fair Sex In An Unfair City

According to the National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 34,651 rape cases were reported in India in 2015, and of these, 17,104 cases were from Delhi alone. The numbers are scary, or is it?

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