Lack of Exposure to Disabled Minors

Disabled children below the poverty line are benefiting less from state policy of disabilities, which would give them providence and financial support. Bengaluru, Oct. 23, 2018. As per the 2011 Karnataka Disability census, the state had a disabled population of 13,14,158 individuals, out of which 7,22,381 are male, 5,91,777 are female, and 1,06,612 are minors. […]

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Electric Scooters Promote Cleaner Technology

Fae Bikes app launches in the city that runs on electricity for much lesser than other public transport Bengaluru, Oct.11, 2018:To take the initiative of cleaner technologies and improvising Information Technology with transportation, Fae Bikes has introduced around 120 scooters in the city that run on electricity plug-in and electric batteries that contributes in reducing […]

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Karnataka Government Helps Hemophilia Patients

Karnataka government provides hemophiliacs with the injections that they need at no cost – saving them money. Hemophilia patients spend between Rs 5,000 to Rs 1.5 lakhs for their treatment of hemophilia. Karnataka, under its scheme Free Treatment facilities to Identified Diseases, have started giving free drugs to the hemophilia patients since the past two […]

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Absence of Panic Alarm Buttons

Women passengers are unsure about their safety in public transports. Bengaluru, Oct. 23, 2018: Of the 6,627 Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) buses in Bengaluru, only 150 buses are equipped with panic alarm buttons, as told by Meenakshi  Giridhar, an employee of Bengaluru-based NGO, Durga. The BMTC application has not been upgraded with the two […]

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Despite High Number of Wind Power Available, Coal is Still in Use.

Karnataka emerges as the national leader in wind energy generation, but fails to implement it, allowing coal pollution to increase. Karnataka has a capacity of 46 percent renewable energy (wind and solar) and has the highest number of wind energy installations, but still suffers from pollution and power issues. It is highly dependent on the […]

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