User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
Category: Services :: Sanitation
Last updated: Sep 16 2019 11:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Proposed waste management plants facing location hurdle 16.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Proposed waste management plants facing location hurdle
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30 e-toilets to be installed in Imphal under Smart City Mission 13.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
30 e-toilets to be installed in Imphal under Smart City Mission
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Creating green jobs could help address both unemployment and environmental degradation in India 5.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Shifting to a green economy could add 3 million jobs in the renewable energy sector by 2030.
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Regularization of sanitation workers will be considered: UD&H Minister 31.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Regularization of sanitation workers of urban bodies in a phased manner will be considered. The sanitation workers have not been regularized after 2006.  The contractual system of sanitation workers will also be abolished. Urban Development and Housing Minister Jaivardhan Singh said this during a discussion on the demand letter presented by the representatives of […]
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Flamingos in the city: Sabarmati project brings winged visitors to Ahmedabad 22.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Huge flocks of flamingos as well as other species of birds are being spotted on the banks of Sabarmati, bang in the middle of the city, for the first time this season. Riverfront development officials say that cleaning and bioremediation of the river have made this possible.
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Guruprasad Mohapatra assumes charge as Secretary DPIIT 3.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Dr Guruprasad Mohapatra, an IAS officer of 1986 batch, on Thursday assumed charge of the office of Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade here. Prior to taking over as Secretary, DPIIT, he served as Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI), according to an official statement here. Dr Mohapatra brought […]
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Every monsoon, Lahore’s drainage system fails and the city floods. Where did it go wrong? 2.8.2019 Scroll.in
Instead of last-minute disaster management, the city needs to invest in flood prevention.
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Guruprasad Mohapatra Assumes charge as Secretary DPIIT 1.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra,an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of 1986 batch,today assumed charge of the office of Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in New Delhi.
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Mumbai NGO donates sanitary pads among flood-hit women 23.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Mumbai NGO donates sanitary pads among flood-hit women
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A review like never before: Watch what comedian Atul Khatri has to say about the garbage in Mumbai 15.7.2019 Scroll.in
Atul Khatri is back with a ‘disturbing review’ of the garbage on Juhu beach.
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Cloudburst triggers flood in Arunachal 10.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cloudburst triggers flood in Arunachal
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Budget Speech Summary – Part A 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian economy becoming a 3 trillion dollar economy this year with World’s 3rd  largest economy in terms of Purchasing Power Parity, government’s intention to invest Rs. 100 lakh crore in infrastructure in next 5 years, enhaced target of over one lakh 5,000 crore of disinvestment in 2019-20, proposal to provide Rs.70,000 crore to PSBs to boost credit, doubling of food security budget in last 5 years, faster adoption of Electric vehicles with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore, opening of 18 new Indian diplomatic missions in Africa, development of 17 iconic Tourism Sites into world class tourist destinations and issuance of new series of coins of 1,2,5,10 & 20 rupees are some of the key highlights of the Union Budget 2019-20 presented to Parliament by Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today.
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Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   10-point Vision for the decade Building Team India with Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
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“Forget BBMP, Bengaluru needs a strong metropolitan government instead” 2.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Since BBMP is unfit to manage Bengaluru's problems, it should be replaced by a strong authority that governs the entire Bangalore Metropolitan region. This authority should include the chief minister, Bengaluru MLAs and MPs too, opines retired IAS officer V Balasubramanian
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Delhi’s water crisis could be reversed – but every resident will have to pitch in to stop wastage 1.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From complying with rain-water harvesting rules to shunning RO filters, every individual can make a difference.
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2020 is around the corner, can we stop Delhi from running dry? 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters
If a 2018 Niti Aayog report is to be believed, the capital is among 21 Indian cities that look poised to run out of groundwater by next year. Here’s what has brought Delhi to this ominous brink, and what needs to be done to avert Doomsday.
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Overdraft neutralised, RBI ban lifted 22.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Overdraft neutralised, RBI ban lifted
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To go zero-waste, this may be Chennai’s best bet 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Chennai Corporation has initiated a zero-waste plan for the city, but for any initiative to work from the ground up, the government isn’t necessarily the best placed to complete the entire cycle by itself. Can our city go circular to successfully crack the waste puzzle?
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Pollution endangers historic Jor Pukhuri 17.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pollution endangers historic Jor Pukhuri
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Bhopal all set to become ‘smart’, even if hot and barren! 11.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Countless trees have already gone under the axe and several thousands are at risk in Bhopal's Tatiya Tope Nagar, where a government housing project under the Smart Cities Mission is in progress. Environmentalists fume at the toll that such projects are taking.
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