Our Waste, Our Responsibility

‘Our Waste, Our Responsibility,’ it is the joint responsibility of the administration and the citizenry, to ensure that refuse generated in human habitations is properly disposed in a way, that it ceases to be a threat to the environment.  This was the message that the District Collector had for those who had braved steady downpours […]

Surface Drainage – A Year in Retrospect

13 October, happens to be the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, and it was on this very day in 2018, volunteers of Clean Coonoor took upon themselves, the daunting task of cleaning stormwater drains and culverts. The brainchild of the then Revenue Divisional Officer, the idea to work on the surface drainage system of […]

Remembering the Mahatma

“Nature is lenient. It often does not punish us for our sins immediately.” Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) Thus stated the Great Soul, whose 150th birth anniversary is being celebrated throughout the nation and across the world today. The Mahatma never used the word environment protection. During his time environmental problems were […]