User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
Category: Services :: Sanitation
Last updated: Mar 23 2017 05:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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43 defective waste trucks called back 23.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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BJP, AAP ignored resettlement colonies: Maken 22.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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GPS-fitted sweeping machines to sparkle New Town roads 22.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has decided to bring all compactors and mechanical road sweeping machines under the GPS-enabled Vehicle Tracking System (VTS) to develop a performance-oriented waste management system.
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Tax defaulters get garbage 21.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The Kalyan-Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC), which has started taking action against property tax defaulters, on Tuesday dumped garbage at National Rayon Company (NRC) having its premises in Ambivli for not paying property tax of Rs 55 crore for the last 12 years.
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LG reviews city’s air pollution measures 21.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Cong shows way to manage waste 21.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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What goes around must come around 21.3.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Wastewater management receives too little social or political attention
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Lieutenant Governor chairs meeting to discuss condition of air pollution in Delhi 21.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Lieutenant Governor chairs meeting to discuss condition of air pollution in Delhi
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City's 'first woman ambulance driver' joins civic poll fray 21.3.2017 DNA: Popular News
Twinkle Kalia, 35, who claims to be the first woman ambulance driver in Delhi, is all set to contest the municipal corporation elections from Kishanganj in north Delhi on a Swaraj India party ticket. Kalia has been rushing the poor and the needy to hospitals during emergencies for the last 14 years now. For Twinkle, it all started with an ambulance that her parents gave her at the time of her wedding. Her husband Himanshu Kalia had asked for an ambulance as dowry to serve the poor and needy free of cost. "When my parents inquired about dowry, my husband refused to take anything. But when they insisted, he asked for an ambulance, as till then he was renting an ambulance to help the poor," Twinkle said. She started driving in the absence of drivers and soon it became a daily affair for her. Twinkle and Himanshu now own eight ambulances and two hearse vans. A health insurance advisor by profession, she has been driving ambulances for the last 14-15 years. "We buy ambulances every year on installments. As ...
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2 companies set to generate 25MW each from waste 21.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Hotel sealed after owner found dumping non-veg leftovers in surroundings 21.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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NBCC to execute social housing project in Mauritius 20.3.2017 New Kerala: Business India
NBCC to execute social housing project in Mauritius
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Reader’s Mail-TVL 20.3.2017 Hindu: News
Don’t burn wastesThough non-decomposable waste is collected at every doorstep on Wednesdays by conservancy workers of Tirunelveli Municipal Corporation, the other waste collected by them on other days...
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NBCC to execute social housing project in Mauritius 20.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
NBCC, a Navratna construction major under the Ministry of Urban Development will execute a US $ 20 million (Rs.130 cr) social housing project in Mauritius.
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Separate sanitation contractor proposed for each city ward 19.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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KMC budget focuses on infrastructure development 19.3.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
Kolkata is poised for a major infrastructure change. With the Kolkata Municipal Corporation allocating a huge Rs 1,800 crore for city’s infrastructure development for 2017-18 financial year, citizens can expect improvement in areas of water supply, roads, sewerage, solid waste management and parks, among other things.
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PMC to spend Rs 30cr on street lights, Rs 13cr on parks 19.3.2017 TOI: Patna
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BJP report card ahead of Delhi civic polls 18.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Nearly five years after the BJP released its manifesto for elections to Delhi’s municipal corporations, over half the promises laid out in the document remain unfulfilled.
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Para-athlete and Nat'l Award winner to contest MCD polls 18.3.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
Thirty four-year-old Suvarna Raj, a wheelchair-bound international para-athlete — suffering from polio since the age of two — will now campaign on the streets of north Delhi's Begumpur as she contests the Municipal Corporation elections for the first time. Raj, a social activist in the disability sector, has won several awards as an international para table tennis player as well as the national award (Role Model) from the President of India. She is now contesting the polls on the ticket of Prashant Bhushan-led Swaraj India party. Highlighting the problems of the area she is contesting from, Raj said that the major issues such as roads, drainage, and cleanliness need to be addressed. "There have been many physically-challenged politicians but they have not done much for the community. I want to change that, and my main focus for the polls will be cleanliness," adding that "I face several problems while commuting through lanes, which are full of garbage, and stink. I want to ensure that lanes are clean and ...
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New agency starts clearing trash dumping spots 18.3.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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