User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
Category: Services :: Sanitation
Last updated: Jul 12 2018 19:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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SC slams 'superman' LG for inaction in clearing Delhi's 'mountains of garbage' 12.7.2018 Rediff: News
Referring to the "mountains of garbage" at the three landfill sites -- Ghazipur, Okhla and Bhalswa-- the court said no action has been taken by authorities, including the office of the LG due to which Delhi was facing the serious problem.
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SC pulls up Delhi L-G, says you say 'you are a Superman but you don't do anything' 12.7.2018 Zee News : States
The court said that Arvind Kejriwal cannot be blamed for the garbage problem in Delhi.
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We need to convert Swarajya in to Surajya by empowering women, youth, poor and by making Agriculture viable and sustainable: Vice President 7.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we need to convert Swarajya in to Surajya by empowering women, youth, poor and by making Agriculture viable and sustainable. He was addressing the gathering at the second anniversary celebrations of Chennai International Centre, in Chennai today.
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City buzz: Delhi’s ‘Chipko’ moment, Swachh city rankings 2018 and more 30.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Never miss what's important for you to know! For the busy reader, a quick look at some of the week's most significant news headlines from cities across India. »
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Alappuzha’s zero-eviction canal restoration project — a model for the future? 28.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Watch a video describing Alappuzha's new Canalpy project that aims to restore its famed network of canals. The differentiator: Zero evictions and a holistic, people-centric approach. »
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore on Cooperation in the field of Planning 27.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
          The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex post-facto approval to the MoU between India and Singapore on cooperation in the field of urban planning and development.
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Crores were spent in the name of Shivna River Purification, nothing achieved 27.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Without planning of the scheme, Shivna could not be purified Some schemes were on papers only Mahendra Jain Mandsor: The Municipal Corporation of Mandsor has spent more than 2 crores of rupees for the purification of Shivna River but the dirty water is constantly increasing to fill in the River. Three projects had already been […]
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Sanitation Action Plans Prepared for 10 New Swachh Iconic Places 26.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Ten new heritage sites of the country today firmed up action plans for raising their sanitation standards to exemplary levels. These Places are Sri Raghavendra Swami Mutt Mantralayam (Andhra Pradesh), Hazarduari Palace (West Bengal), Shri Brahma Sarovar Temple (Haryana), Vidur Kuti Temple (Uttar Pradesh), Mana village (Uttarakhand), Pangong Tso (Jammu and Kashmir), Shri Nag Vasuki Temple (Uttar Pradesh), Nupi Keithel (Manipur), Sree Dharma Sastha Temple (Kerala) and Kanvashram (Uttarakhand), which constitute Phase-III of the Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) initiative of the Swachh Bharat Mission, coordinated by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
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Affordable toilets planned for rural poor 25.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Each toilet to cost ₹20,000; govt. to provide ₹12,000, NGO ₹5,000 as subsidy; the rest to be borne by beneficiaries
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Bengaluru round up: Missing garbage autos, biggest septic tank and more 25.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
All important news from the last week - the news from Bengaluru you don't want to miss - all in one place. »
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Chennai Buzz: Water meters for commercial users, Chennai Metro Phase 2 update and more! 25.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Did you catch all the news about Chennai last week? A quick look at some important stories that made the headlines. »
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India will become clean as per the goal of the countrymen 25.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Every family of the country will have its own house by year 2022- PM Modi Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India will be clean as per the goals of the countrymen. We have taken the resolution to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of a Clean India. He said that we will have […]
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Ahmedabad rises to 12th spot in Swachh Survekshan rankings, other Gujarat cities slip 24.6.2018 DNA: Money
Ahmedabad has moved up two spots to 12th position in the latest Swachh Survekshan rankings that have been announced after covering 4,203 cities and 61 Cantonment Boards. Only six cities from Gujarat have been placed among the top 50 clean cities in the country. In the third edition of Swachh Survekshan results released by the Union Urban Development Ministry, Indore was declared as the cleanest city, a position it managed to retain. Indore is followed by Bhopal in the rankings. Gujarat has been ranked 17th in the list of clean states. Last year, it had the highest number of cities (12) in the top 50 clean cities. This year, 11 cities from Madhya Pradesh have made it to the list. Surat secured 14th rank in the list. A total of 30 cities from Gujarat participated in the competition. The other cities that have made it to the list of clean cities are Gandhinagar (26), Vapi (33), Rajkot (35) and Vadodara (44). To make the country open defecation free by 2019, marking 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, ...
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Ahmedabad cleanest city of Gujarat in Swachh Survekshan 2018 24.6.2018 DNA: Money
Ahmedabad has emerged as the cleanest city in Gujarat, according to the third edition of Swachh Survekshan in 2018. On Saturday, the rankings of clean cities were declared under the flagship programme of central government's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. The Centre had initiated the clean city rankings in 2016. In the annual survey, Ahmedabad had secured the 14th position in 2016, as well as in 2017. The city has improved its ranking by two places in 2018. The cities were ranked on three different parameters, including Service Level Progress (documentation), direct observation and citizen feedback categories. Total 4,000 points were given. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation chief Mukesh Kumar said that the city managed to improve its ranking because of several campaigns and equal participation of citizens. "The sanitation level in the city has improved and it is clearly visible. We have taken several measures like segregated waste collection, recycling of waste and compost plants at residential and commercial ...
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Total ban on plastic bags in Karimnagar from tomorrow 23.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
MCK to distribute two cloth bags to discourage plastic bags
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Attributes Success of Swachh Bharat Mission to the Enthusiastic Participation of People Across the Country 23.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the success and milestones achieved by the Swachh Bharat Mission has been possible due to the efforts and participation by the citizens across the country.
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PM inaugurates urban development projects, gives away Swachh Survekshan Awards in Indore 23.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today remotely inaugurated urban development projects at various locations across the State. These include houses under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana, urban drinking water supply schemes, urban solid waste management, urban sanitation, urban transportation and urban landscape projects.
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Rising pollution in Guwahati: time for collective action 22.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Rising pollution in Guwahati: time for collective action
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8 SKOCH awards for Municipal Administration dept. 20.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The Municipal Administration and Urban Development department has bagged eight SKOCH awards in various categories for innovative practices in bringing
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Chennai Buzz: Preparing for monsoon, GCC to charge for trash collection, fire safety plan for T Nagar, and more! 18.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Roads to be monsoon-ready, trash pick up to be chargeable, city's canals choking with plastic!Did you catch all the news about Chennai last week? A quick look at the civic stories that made the headlines. »
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