100 years of Communist Party of China

100 years of Communist Party of China (CPC) China’s CPC is all set for its centenary celebrations on July 1. CPC has played a big role in the country’s transformation. China that we see today was very different almost 4 decades back. The economic, military and technological prowess, of which it boasts today, was not developed overnight. CPC, its ideology and leaders played a key … Continue reading 100 years of Communist Party of China

Mapping India’s response to the crisis of orphaned kids due to COVID19

Mapping India’s response to the crisis of orphaned kids due to #COVID19. We track the welfare measures announced by 21 states to address the issue. As per @smritiirani, 577 children have been orphaned. But, this data is only for the second wave (1 April to 25 May). 7 children have lost both parents in Himachal. For Madhya Pradesh, the number was 250. In Uttar Pradesh, … Continue reading Mapping India’s response to the crisis of orphaned kids due to COVID19

Bhopal Vaccination Drive

Mismanagement marks the first day of the vaccination drive. Bhopal kick-started its first day of the vaccination drive for 18 plus today. Experiences from the field – Naveen sr. sec. school was the only #vaccination centre identified by the govt. for administering the doses to 18 plus from today. More than 500 residents registered for the centre and started queuing as early as 7:30 AM. … Continue reading Bhopal Vaccination Drive

Net-Zero Goal

US President’s Climate Envoy, John Kerry was in India recently. One of the major agendas of the visit was the #NetZero goal for 2050, which the US wants India to be on board. What is net-zero? what are India’s objections? Net-zero is a situation where the country’s emissions are balanced by the absorption & removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Net-zero doesn’t mean carbon … Continue reading Net-Zero Goal