Tag: COVID-19

Unravelling Pune’s COVID-19 Migrant Crisis: History Speaks

As Pune’s boundaries become more fluid, ‘Puneris’—a historically nuanced descriptor that includes migrant groups—are diversifying too.

With Schools Closed Across Maharashtra, How Well Did Students Learn Over...

Students across Maharashtra are suffering from acute learning losses, policy reforms addressing the worries of their parents and teachers are needed.

Hanging by a Thread: Affordable Private Schools and COVID-19

Targeted policy reforms needed to support the online learning of 79 million students in India’s Affordable Private Schools.

Dialling 102: How Can We Improve Biomedical Waste Management in India?

How can biomedical waste management in India be made better? Dr. Ashok K. Agarwal has the answers.

Dialling 102: Explaining Waste Management in Times of COVID-19

What kind of waste is produced while treating COVID-19? And how much of this waste has India produced till now?

The Struggles of Registering for COVID-19 Vaccines in Delhi’s Yamuna Khadar

The technological barrier CoWin erects while registering for COVID-19 vaccines could be counterproductive to the Centre’s goal of universal immunisation.

Fifth Amendment to Fly Ash Notification Does Little To Address the...

Recent amendments to the 1999 fly ash notification by the MoEFCC do not sufficiently address the ecological consequences of thermal energy.

Dialling 102: How Are Private Hospitals Dealing with the COVID-19 Crisis?...

Amidst the brutal second wave of COVID-19, how are private hospitals in India dealing with the crisis? Dr. Arvinder Singh Soin explains.

Where the Mainstream Media Could Not Reach: How Local Information Travelled...

Community media filled the gaps left by the Indian mainstream media while documenting local issues and responses to COVID-19.

Has Healthcare Finally Received the Importance it Deserves in the Union...

As Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman finds herself at a unique moment in India’s history. She has just announced a Union Budget bearing a number...