While the supply chain of several commodities have been disrupted following the lockdown to prevent the spread of Covid-19, milk supply in the city is able to carry on almost unaffected and with minimal operational challenges. The dairy sector’s managers say that losses, if any, are marginal and can be recovered in the post-lockdown period.
A scenario-based analysis establishes that the increase in average fare of public transportation (here, BMTC) leads to increased private vehicle usage, which means there will be a higher volume of vehicles on the road. This in turn causes congestion, resulting in higher travel time and increased GHG emission.
A week before Women’s Day, women from different walks of life came together to make themselves heard against sexual violence. They sang, danced, told stories, stitched a quilt, posted notes and bonded with each other. The highlight of the event was that they eliminated jargon from their language of liberation.