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TARA Akshar+ celebrates 70th Republic Day

Amar Ujala | 26 Jan 2019

TARA Akshar+ neo literates celebrated the 70th Republic Day in all the five geographies - Bhadohi, Haridwar, Lalitpur, Jhansi and Hardoi District with great zeal and enthusiasm.

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DA's paper published by the European Publications Office

European Publications Office I August 2018 | 05 Dec 2018

DA's paper on 'Systemic interventions to support the access of rural poor to safe and sustainable housing' published in the book 'Building, owning & belonging’ by European Union in Collaboration with UN-Habitat. This paper is a narrative account of the journey of the basin-South Asia platform in India to advocate for a national rural housing policy in order to facilitate safe and sustainable habitat for all in rural India and the movement in the policy environment as a result. Click Here to read the book.

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Calcined clay limestone cements (LC3)

Cement and Concrete Research Journal, Volume 114 | 01 Dec 2018

The use of supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) to replace part of the clinker in cement is the most successful strategy to reduce CO2 emissions in the global cement industry. However, limited supplies of conventional SCMs make it difficult to take this strategy further unless new types of SCMs become available. The only type of material available in the quantities needed to meet demand is clay containing kaolinite, which can be calcined to produce an effective SCM. This paper looks mainly at results emerging from the LC3 project (www.lc3.ch), which focusses on the most reactive kaolinitic clays.

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