Nest-In Speaks

WHY ARE WATER ATMS CRUCIAL FOR SMART INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT?

Water ATMs have been known to Indians for quite some time. In fact, they have been in use in the country for a decade. Let’s take a look at how and why these Water ATMs were conceptualised and designed, as well as the multiple ways they serve individuals and communities.

 

A bottle of drinking...

THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF CONSTRUCTION WASTE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND WHAT WE CAN DO ABOUT IT

Piles of rubble encroaching the pavements. Mounds of construction materials being dumped on the roadside. Dirt and debris from the demolitions spilling onto the streets from the uncovered, unfenced construction sites.

 

All of the above are common sights across India - be it a small town or me...

WHY IS OFFSITE CONSTRUCTION THE BEST CHOICE FOR INDIA’S SMART CITY PROJECTS?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of Smart Cities Mission that intends to develop sustainable smart cities. The mission has attracted a whopping 2 trillion INR investment from different quarters. The main objective behind this mega-urbanization drive is to get Indian cities 21st-cent...

THE TOURISM SECTOR AND THE PREFAB CONSTRUCTION METHOD MAKE AN AWESOME DUO: 5 REASONS WHY

In today’s fiercely competitive business landscape, organizations never miss out on new innovations to stay ahead of the competition. The hospitality and tourism sectors are no exception. Since the early 2000s, the companies in the tourism sector have turned to various innovative technologies to imp...

ABOUT PUBLIC RESTROOMS IN INDIAN CITIES: WHY IT IS ESSENTIAL TO LOOK FOR QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY

Much has been said about sanitation challenges of rural India. However, it is also crucial to discuss another aspect – the public sanitation infrastructure in Indian cities and other places of significance.


A well-developed public sanitation system is a matter of national prestige. It is...

The Chronicles of Onion

A simple Google search on ‘Onion crisis in India’ throws up hundreds of links to articles discussing how rising onion prices is leaving Indians teary eyed. This essential commodity can sell anywhere between Rs. 8-10 in low demand seasons to as high as Rs. 100-150 per kilo in peak seasons. The dramat...