Re-looking Construction Worker Housing through the lens of COVID -19, Sustainable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Workers housing are not designed to prevent overcrowded conditions.
Studies show average habitable area per person ranging between 1.5 to 3.5 sqm. In such conditions, attaining acceptable physical distancing proves impossible. Transit or gathering points need to in large open areas which are generally lacking in worker settlements. Closed or narrow spaces discourage social distancing.
Koppal, is a populated district with 7 talukas in the Northern part of Karnataka and is also an important hub for the neighbouring districts. The primary occupation in the district is agriculture, small industries and attracts a lot of migrant daily wage labourers as employment is available in the region. Post lockdown due to COVID-19, […]
Which countries match the population and number of COVID19 Cases of India’s States? Response to COVID-19 has been dependent on the number of active cases in a country. The aim of all governments has been to flatten the curve and reduce the transmission of the virus. The Indian states are at varying stages, with 2 […]
Ventilators are required to treat to manage and treat individuals with severe lung infections, require highly trained professionals, typically intensive care physicians, anaesthesiologists, intensive care nurses, and respiratory therapists. As the individuals who are caring for the exponentially growing ill population become sick or worse, the level of care for critically ill patients will be […]
How small businesses are navigating through the COVID-19 crisis with a mix of innovation and technology. Assam Innovation and Research Centre Entrepreneur Name: Milan Jyoti Das Technology Innovation: Automated contactless hand sanitiser dispenser Milan Jyoti Das has designed a large area automatic sanitisation and sterilisation tool to spray sanitiser in mist form and kill virus […]
Sustainable Energy driven and Climate Responsive Infrastructure for Isolation & Therapeutic Units for COVID-19 The present crisis of COVID-19 is no different, but just that it has happened extremely suddenly and has impacted all parts of the society at once. Again, the biggest victims of this ongoing crisis will be the poor. SELCO’s again believes […]