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New water policy ready 22.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Groundwater sources to be identified; rainwater harvesting to be promoted
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Tata Steel’s Noamundi iron mine bags 'Most Innovative Environmental Project Award' in Biodivesity category 22.6.2017 ET: Steel
The case study presented before the jury included Re-afforestation at Hill No.1 & 2, 3 MW Solar Power Plant, Rain Water Harvesting & Niche Nesting.
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Cash crunch stalls renovation of temple tanks 22.6.2017 Hindu: Home
For a department that manages over 33,000 temples, lack of funds is something that plagues the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department day-in and day-out. Be it the renovation of a temple...
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Nalanda awarded for water conservation 21.6.2017 TOI: Patna
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Tanks, borewells in Kumudavathi basin recharged now 19.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Tanks, borewells in Kumudavathi basin recharged now
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NGT seeks action plan from schools on rainwater harvesting 18.6.2017 TOI: India
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed private and government schools to submit an action plan on installing rainwater harvesting systems in their premises.
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Install rainwater harvesting system: NGT to Delhi schools 18.6.2017 Latest News
NGT want schools need to take steps to set up rainwater harvesting systems prior to monsoon
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Crawford market set to get a facelift 18.6.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) decade old ambitious project of developing the famous Crawford market has gained fresh hopes after two national level firms have shown interest in redesigning and upgrading the market. The revamp of the Crawford market project is expected to cost at least Rs 210.15 crore. The tender for the same was floated in April this year. The contractor is expected to be finalised before August. DNA had reported on April 30 that the BMC was hopeful that the new tender will elicit a better response and intends to grant the work order by October. The redeveloped market will have four storeys including a basement and lower ground floor, The new market building will be able to accommodate around 850 shops. The project aims to rehabilitate around 630 eligible stall owners and 200 fish vendors from Shivaji market. Both wholesalers and retailers, will be accommodated in the new building. The revamped market structure is slated to be Mumbai's first hygienic, uniform, open ...
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City's water woes stay afloat 17.6.2017 DNA: Popular News
With the steady rise in mercury and the dog days of summer still hanging, the National Capital continues to suffer from a spiralling water crisis. Despite the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's claims of putting in place another summer action plan. Delhi is facing a demand-supply gap of 265 million gallons a day (MGD) of drinking water. It is also fighting a festering battle with Haryana over Yamuna water sharing. The city-state is meeting its 70 per cent of water requirements from the river that has today become a sewage canal in most places. Delhi's worst-hit areas are its pockets in the southwest (rocky terrain), north floodplains (parched) and northwest. Experts say Delhi does not actually face a crisis when it comes to availability of water. The crisis lies in its supply as there is no equity in distribution. According to informal estimations, there are leakages that account for 25 per cent of the total water produced. Unfortunately, the city's water utility — Delhi Jal Board (DJB) — has not been ...
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DK ZP plans to build 2,300 more open wells in district 14.6.2017 Hindu: News
Work to be taken under MGNREGA scheme
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Karasseri grama panchayat to have all its wells recharged 13.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
The ₹6.4-cr. project, under MGNREGS, will cover as many as 8,326 households
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Rain water harvesting structures 13.6.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWSSB) has appealed to citizens, institutions and voluntary bodies to take up rain water harvesting structures so that not even a drop of rai...
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Let’s get growing 12.6.2017 Hindu: S & T
Tech startups are creating systems to bring farming to the urbanite, growing food everywhere from rooftops to living rooms
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Miles to go before Guwahati becomes a smart city 10.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Initial euphoria over the city's inclusion has been followed by lack of funds to realise the dream
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L-G reviews city’s monsoon readiness 10.6.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Asks officials to take steps to avoid snarls on flooded roads, inspect drain cleaning
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Complete desilting at the earliest: LG Anil Baijal 9.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Complete desilting at the earliest: LG Anil Baijal
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City fails to harness rain water even amidst crisis 8.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Only half of the 1,39,049 properties are complying with the rule on rainwater harvesting
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Baijal directs cleaning of drains before monsoon 8.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
To prevent water-logging on Delhi roads during the monsoon, Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday directed the PWD Principal Secretary to ensure proper cleaning of all drains falling under the department and develop a feedback mechanism.
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Temple tanks dig deeper to stay afloat in times of crisis 8.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
The six-acre Mylapore tank, the city's largest rainwater harvesting structure, now has five borewells on its bed, pumping out water to keep it alive - the state calls it conservation; experts dub it ill-afforded luxury in the time of drought.
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CAG report highlights tardy work under rural water supply scheme 7.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
‘State government provided 55 litres per capita per day to only 14% population as against target of 50%’
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