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Projects worth Rs 1,387.71 cr in Yamuna towns approved under Namami Gange 18.2.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, In its 20th Executive Committee meeting held on February 15, sewerage infrastructure and other projects worth Rs 1,387.71 crore focusing on towns along river Yamuna have been approved.The projects involve construction and renovation of sewage treatment plants, online monitoring systems of sewage treatment plants and other infrastructure projects. Sewage infrastructure project worth Rs 140.6 […]
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Many battles to fight before Chennai wins war against plastic 12.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The goal of ensuring a plastic-free city is a step in the right direction, but the issue of dealing with the already existing and potential plastic waste in the system needs much deeper attention and careful handling.
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27 parks in the pipeline for Imphal 10.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
27 parks in the pipeline for Imphal
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Status of National Gas Grid 6.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has envisaged to develop the National Gas Grid. At present about 16,788 Km natural gas pipeline is operational and about 14,239 Km gas pipelines are being developed to increase the availability of natural gas across the country.
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Namami Gange Prog: 136 sewerage infra projects sanctioned, 36 completed so far 6.2.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Under Namami Gange Programme, a total of 136 sewerage infrastructure projects have been sanctioned and 36 projects have been completed so far; remaining projects are under various stages of implementation. The Government has launched Namami Gange Programme covering short term, medium term and long term activities. Under short term activities, certain entry level activities […]
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Land Pooling--New Paradigm for Urban Development of Delhi:  Hardeep Puri 5.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has stated that the land pooling is a new paradigm for the urban development of Delhi, wherein the private sector will play an active role in assembling land and developing physical and social infrastructure.
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Chennai Buzz: Quiet plastic comeback? | Looming drought | Metro Phase 1 all set… and more 2.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Is the city staring at a drought? How is the plastic ban faring in the city one month on? And why did the Madras High Court come down heavily on officials of the Chennai Corporation? Catch this and more in our latest weekly news capsule.
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Data analysis: Government’s flagship schemes for urban development have fallen far short of targets 1.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Barely 7% to 20% of the central assistance earmarked for the three flagship schemes has been used since their launch.
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The lake of thousand birds to receive treated water by mid-year 31.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Sarakki lake saw a host of demolitions when it got flooded a few years ago. Lake teams working for the rejuvenation of the lake have had an eventful journey along with the lake, which will see water entering into it in a few months.
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This dry lake in North Bengaluru to get new life soon 29.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The rejuvenation of Yelahanka Puttenahalli lake is expected to be completed by mid-February. The Forest Department is leading the efforts, but BWSSB, which is another government agency, is proving to be a pain, as their work interferes with rejuvenation work.
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Chennai Buzz: City stares at acute water crisis | Teachers’ stir | Smart cards at RTO ..and more! 28.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Did you miss reading up on the looming water crisis or the strike by government school teachers? Catch that and other news from around the city in our weekly roundup !
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This Valentine’s Day, a festival to show your love towards Bengaluru 24.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Bengaluru Civic Fest will be held on the 14th of February. It will see civil society organisations and groups discuss their work, government agencies communicate their work with citizens and school children discuss their participation in local governance.
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Bengaluru Buzz: State contests Buffer zone rule | 19 terms for Suburban Rail | No water shortage for Bengaluru 21.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From conditions laid down by Karnataka government on suburban rail to BWSSB's water plans to businesses protesting BBMP's encroachment drive, all news that matters to you, in one place.
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City buses should be good and safe: Jaivardhan Singh 19.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The urban public transport system should be strengthened. City buses should be good and safe. Urban Development and Housing Minister Jaivardhan Singh gave this directive during a review of departmental schemes at the Mantralaya. He said that priority should be given to the purchase of electric buses. Singh said that agencies that do […]
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City Buzz: Delhi civic bodies fined | Mumbai fire brigade upgrades | Pune tax hikes..and more 19.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Why the CPCB has come down on Delhi civic bodies, how Mumbai plans to address fire emergencies, how the Pune civic body proposes to bridge its revenue deficit -- catch all this and more news from our cities this week in this edition of Buzz.
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Mumbai: Three labourers die after entering chamber of sewage treatment plant to clean it 17.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The workers had entered the chamber without any safety gear, according to the civic body.
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RIIL Q3 net profit down 29% 11.1.2019 Sify Finance
Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Ltd (RIIL) on Friday reported a decline of 28.8 per cent in its net profit for the third quarter ending on December 31, 2018.
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Enough Water available, Key is efficient Water Management: Nitin Gadkari 11.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping and Road Transport & Highways today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh - Shri Yogi Adityanath, Rajasthan –Sh. Ashok Gehlot, Uttarakhand -Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat, Haryana- Shri Manohar Lal, Delhi - Shri Arvind Kejriwal, and Himachal Pradesh - Shri Jai Ram Thakur in New Delhi for the construction of Renukaji Multi-Purpose Dam project in the Upper Yamuna Basin.
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Maharashtra: Three people die while cleaning a manhole in Panvel 10.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Residents have demanded that authorities of City and Industrial Development Corporation, which had assigned the work, should be booked for culpable homicide.
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Chennai Buzz: End to water woes in sight? | Streetlights makeover | Ban on ready-foods packaging…and more 7.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Will the plastic ban now also extend to packaging such as biscuit covers? How can the city tackle water crisis in the wake of failed monsoons that are growing increasingly common? What's in the 140-crore project for streetlights? All this and more in this week's 'buzz'.
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