User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
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Garbage piles up in city as contractors strike work 17.8.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Trinamool Congress sweeps West Bengal civic elections 17.8.2017 Hindu: News
Of the 148 wards in seven civic bodies, TMC bags 140. Of the remaining seats, BJP gets six and the Left Front and an independent get one each.
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Oxygen supply records fudged, Kafeel Khan let off: Report on Gorakhpur case 17.8.2017 News
Gorakhpur child deaths case: The oxygen log book was not inspected or signed
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JMC contractors go on strike over Rs 20cr dues 17.8.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Guwahati open-defection-free: GMC 15.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Guwahati open-defection-free: GMC
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DJB suspends engineer over sewer deaths 14.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Scripting India's Urban Affairs 14.8.2017 DNA: India
Urban development has been one of the key areas for the Narendra Modi-led government, since it came to power three years ago. The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), now known as the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, has launched a number of flagship programmes such as the Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban, the Smart Cities Mission and the Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY). The programmes aim to make India's cities defecation-free by providing individual and community toilets, develop smart cities with digital solutions, and develop 12 selected cities as heritage cities to promote tourism. High expectations Venkaiah Naidu, who led the ministry before being appointed as India's Vice President, had recently stated that never have people's expectations been so high. Flyovers, drainage, metros, clean water supply and continuous electricity, and IT solutions such as free Wi-Fi are the demands of all Indians, but urban Indians in particular. "Cities cannot be built overnight and ...
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Affordable housing, inclusive growth need of the hour: Narendra Singh Tomar 14.8.2017 DNA: Money
In an interview with Amrita Nayak Dutta, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Narendra Singh Tomar talks about meeting rural and urban India's infrastructure needs What are the biggest challenges of urbanisation? Rapid urbanisation is the biggest challenge. Urban population is expected to increase from 377 million in 2011 to about 600 million by 2030. We need both quantitative and qualitative improvements to meet this demographic's needs. This includes affordable housing, inclusive and sustainable urban development, and augmenting planning and execution capacities of urban local bodies. Various missions launched by central, state and city governments are addressing these issues. What is the priority for the next two years with respect to recasting the urban landscape? The single most important priority is implementation. We have launched new urban missions such as Swachh Bharat Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Smart City Mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) ...
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A tale of two libraries 14.8.2017 Hindu: News
Hemani Bhandari takes a look at the struggle of two public libraries — one funded by the Capital’s civic bodies and the other by the Centre — trying to stay relevant in a world that views them as stuffy and antiquated places that no longer serve a purpose
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Private contractors are not following rules, says govt 13.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Maintain hygiene to avoid acute encephalitis: Yogi Adityanath 12.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 12 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday exhorted people to maintain hygiene to avoid acute encephalitis.
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Robust Statistical systems – A Tool for Good Governance 12.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
The role of Statistics in formulation, monitoring and evaluation of developmental policies needs no emphasis.
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When parks go out of bound for public 12.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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When parks go out of bounds for public 12.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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CAG slams BMC over its sewage collection system 11.8.2017 TOI: Cities
The CAG in its report on local bodies for the year ended March 31, 2016 was tabled in both the Houses of Maharashtra legislature today.
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MC finds primary schools in bad shape 11.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Dabur adopts, revamps school under CSR prog 10.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Dabur adopts, revamps school under CSR prog
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Delhi HC saves park acting cts on 7-yr-old's plea 10.8.2017 TOI: Home
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Prakashotsava: PMC bid to spruce up city 10.8.2017 TOI: Patna
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‘Mohali to become ODF by October’ 10.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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