Articles about Anumita Roychowdhury
A phrase Indians have become used to since the turn of the century is the ‘air quality index’. Many cities in India have been facing degradation of the quality of air. Various sections of society have expressed their reservations about the degrading quality of air, including the judiciary. There have been many campaigns to address this issue, governmental and otherwise. One of the most popular campaigns to improve air quality has been the ‘Right to Clean Air’ campaign led by Anumita Roychowdhury. Roychowdhury has been at the forefront of various environmental issues. Her focus has been on development and urbanization that is sustainable in the long term. Executive Director of Research and Advocacy at Center of Science and Environment, Anumita has played an instrumental role in bringing substantial changes like improving emission standards in vehicles, replacing diesel in public transport in Delhi with natural gas, etc. Roychowdhury has contributed to improving air quality in urban areas not just in India but also internationally. In 2017, she won the Haagen Smit Clean Air Award by the California Air Resources Board.
17 Oct 2019India
A committee of Delhi government and civic officials has formulated a new plan, under which parking a private car in popular areas of the capital such as Connaught Place (CP) could cost you Rs. 1,000 for a 10-hour workday.
12 Nov 2017India
US-based United Airlines has suspended flights to New Delhi due to its "poor air quality". It has "waiver policies in place for customers who are travelling to/from/through Delhi".
28 Sep 2017Delhi
Parking is going to be a pricey affair in Delhi as the government is set to notify new rules, hiking the fees.
19 Sep 2017Delhi
People in Delhi would need to pay more for parking in peak hours from next month at commercial centers and even near their houses.
19 Jul 2017Delhi
Assamese singer-actor Bidisha Bezbaruah, who was recently seen 'Jagga Jasoos', was found hanging from a ceiling fan with a dupatta tied around her neck in her Gurugram apartment.
19 Aug 2016India
A survey conducted across Indian cities by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) brings to light the alarmingly poor quality of air amongst a large number of cities in the country.