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Three-way segregation, as in Bengaluru, soon to be streamlined in Chennai: Alby John, RDC South 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alby John Varghese, Regional Deputy Commissioner (South) has been trying to make a meaningful difference in the areas of waste management, rainwater harvesting and restoration of water bodies. In this exclusive interview, he talks of the various initiatives undertaken. 
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Work on Kandla-Gorakhpur LPG pipeline project to commence in April 2020 14.10.2019 Projects Monitor

IHB is planning to develop petroleum and petroleum products (LPG) pipeline network along Kandla (Gujarat) to Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh). The project will also have a branch pipeline to Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) and Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) in length of 2,757 km with additional feeder line of Pipavav-Ahmedabad, Dahej-Koyali and associated branch line. The LPG pipeline has […]

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Bengaluru Buzz: Hundreds of homes flooded | Trial run of ORR bus lane from Oct 20 | BBMP repeats promise on tree census 13.10.2019 Citizen Matters
About 500 homes in north Bengaluru were flooded last week after Doddabidarakallu lake was breached by heavy rains. Read more on news from the city last week, in our weekly roundup
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Patna deluge wasn’t caused by climate change alone. Government ineptness was also to blame 10.10.2019 Scroll.in
Officials don’t even have a map of the city’s colonial-era sewage system.
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Expert moots radical changes in system to get rid of flash floods 9.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Expert moots radical changes in system to get rid of flash floods
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Over 42 days and 41 nights, Coonoor set an example for the rest of India by cleaning up its river 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
Once lush and wide, encroachments and rampant dumping had turned the river into a sewer.
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Chennai Buzz: Dengue spike in N Chennai | Treated sewage water for industries | Missing data on trees … and more 6.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Catch your weekly round-up of news around the city over the last seven days
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Haryana to release more water to dilute amonia, DJB to ensure water supply to city: Kejriwal 30.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Haryana government has assured to soon release more water for the National Capital to dilute the presence of ammonia. The CM said he has directed the Delhi Jal Board to ensure that no part of the capital goes dry and if required, divert water […]
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RTI data reveals that only 34% of Chennai roads are flood proof! 30.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A robust storm water drain network is the need of the hour for Chennai to prevent floods similar to that of 2015. But only 1894 km out of the total 5500 km of roads in the city were networked with storm water drains as of October 2018.
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Chennai Buzz: Rain relief contingency measures | Shortlisted locations for new airport | Cooum bank evictions…and more 29.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What measures is the Corporation taking, as it expects more rains to hit the city? Where is Chennai likely to see its second airport? Who will now be responsible for approving large housing projects? Catch all this and more in our weekly compilation of buzz.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to restore 630 km of roads | Action against water bill defaulters | PlasticBeku for BIAL roads 29.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After continued protests from Bengalureans, the BBMP has drawn up an action plan to restore 630 km of roads that had been dug up to lay pipelines. Read more on what else happened in the city over the past week, in our roundup
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How social media savvy are Chennai government departments today? 25.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Social media engagement by government agencies - particularly on Twitter and Facebook - could be a game changer in terms of building a rapport with citizens and communicating effectively. Not all arms of our local government seem to be faring great on that count, however.
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Not just Villivakkam Lake, apartments and malls too can benefit from our technology: BARC scientist 22.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai Corporation has collaborated with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to restore the Villivakkam Lake, using waste water treated through a special technology. We spoke to J Daniel Chellappa, Senior Scientist at BARC, to know more about the plans and the larger implications.
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L&T Construction secures contracts for various businesses 16.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Mumbai, Engineering Major, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said that its construction arm of has secured orders from prestigious clients across various Indian states for its varied businesses. The Water and Effluent Treatment business has secured an Engineering, Procurement & Construction order from the West Bengal Public Health Engineering Department, funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB) […]
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP’s new plan to restore dug roads | Traffic fines may be reduced | Ultimatum to restaurants on plastic use 15.9.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP will mandate agencies that dig up roads, to pay a security deposit that covers 100 percent of the road restoration cost. Also from now, BBMP - not the agencies - will restore the dug roads. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Chennai Buzz: Crackdown on illegal banners | State mulls lowering traffic fines | Two-way traffic on Anna Salai stretch again 15.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Outrage over the tragic death of IT worker Subhasri Ravi, new plans of Metro Water, buzz over possible lowering of traffic fines under the new law -- read more about these and other important news from the city in this week's recap.
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Land pooling policy in urban development represents paradigmatic shift: Puri 13.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep S Puri on Friday said the land pooling policy based on public private partnership in land assembly in urban development represents a paradigmatic shift, wherein land is being pooled and is to be developed by private landowners. It was stated by the Minister […]
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Adyar river restoration: More than Rs 2500 crore sanctioned, but dumping continues 12.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Even as the state has sanctioned thousands of crores for restoration of the Adyar river, and the nodal agency CRRT continues its efforts in the face of many challenges, rampant encroachment and illegal disposal of waste leaves the river in poor shape. Will it ever regain its lost glory?
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Chennai Buzz: Priority tag for Pallikaranai marsh | Dust warning for Metro Phase 2 | Committee to monitor biomedical waste disposal and more 7.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick round up of the key civic developments in the city over the week that went by!
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First IoT in Mini Piped Water Scheme launched at Amingaon 7.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
First IoT in Mini Piped Water Scheme launched at Amingaon
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