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Thiruvananthapuram Airport achieves Zero Waste to Landfill

Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (UNI) Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has achieved the Zero Waste to Landfill (ZWL) accolade from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII-ITC) Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development.
Thiruvananthapuram is the first among the Indian airports to achieve this prestigious recognition.
The ZWL assessment verified that Thiruvananthapuram International Airport has implemented the best waste management practices and achieved a 99.50% waste diversion from landfills. The airport has successfully diverted 100% of plastic waste and 100% of MSW waste (wet and dry).
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CSIR-NIIST, AIIMS tie-up for biomedical waste disposal tech

25 Jun 2024 | 9:33 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (UNI) Council of Scientific & Industrial Research-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram, has inked a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, for validating the technology that offers a sustainable and energy-efficient alternative to current practices in disposing pathogenic biomedical waste.

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Telangana: CM urges Union govt to release Rs 693 cr pending dues under NHM

Telangana: CM urges Union govt to release Rs 693 cr pending dues under NHM

25 Jun 2024 | 9:25 PM

Hyderabad/New Delhi, June 25 (UNI) Telangana Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy urged Union Health Minister JP Nadda to release Rs 693.13 crore pending dues to Telangana under the National Health Mission (NHM), immediately.

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Telangana Min Seethakka urges Rajeev Ranjan Singh to grant funds

25 Jun 2024 | 9:04 PM

Hyderabad/New Delhi, June 25 (UNI) Telangana Panchayat Raj, Rural Development, and Women and Child Welfare Minister Dr Dhanasari Anasuya Seethakka urged Union Panchayat Raj Minister Rajeev Ranjan Singh to allocate funds for constructing permanent buildings for Gram Panchayats in the state.

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Giridhar discusses modalities for excision of civil areas from cantonments

25 Jun 2024 | 8:05 PM

Hyderabad, June 25 (UNI) Union Defence Secretary A Giridhar held a video conference on Tuesday with senior officials from various state governments to discuss the modalities for excising civil areas from cantonments and merging them with municipalities.

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ISB’s Bharti Institute of Public Policy Launches Book on Technology, Policy, and Inclusion:

25 Jun 2024 | 7:50 PM

Hyderabad, June 25 (UNI)ISB’s (Indian School Business) Bharti Institute of Public Policy launched its second book Technology, Policy, and Inclusion: An Intersection of Ideas for Public Policy under the ISB-Routledge Public Policy book series, “Innovations, Practice and Future of Public Policy in India.”
The book explores how public policy and technology intersect in India, highlighting strategies for inclusive governance and development through technological innovations.

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