User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Privatisation
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Scavengers who died were working on a World Bank-funded project: BWSSB 12.3.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Scavengers who died were working on a World Bank-funded project: BWSSB
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UP Election Results 2017: Violence rises five-fold in 5 years; politics turns communal 11.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Over five years, except for eight of 75 districts, communal violence increased across UP
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Nine towns in state to get 24x7 water supply 7.3.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The government will take up a project to provide round-the-clock water supply in nine towns at an estimated cost of Rs 205.87 crore. Urban Development Minister Roshan Baig told reporters that the towns are:Mudgil, Teredal, Mulki, Mundargi, Shiralkoppa, Kottur, Kampli, Tekkalakote and Mahalingapura. "These are among the 27 towns identified for 24X7 water supply. Already, we have made round-the-clock water supply possible in Ilkal," said Baig. He added that the Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation are taking up the projects. The target is to provide 24X7 water to 55 towns in the next three years, of which 15 towns will be taken up in one year. He said the government has taken up the Karnataka Municipal Reforms Project at a cost of Rs 1,364 crore with funding from World Bank for urban local bodies other than Bengaluru. Computerisation of basic municipal functions, streamlining finances and scientific base maps using satellite images will be ...
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UP polls 2017: Violence rises five-fold in 5 years; politics turns communal 28.2.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Over five years, except for eight of 75 districts, communal violence increased across UP
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Call for reforms in people’s manifesto 15.2.2017 Hindu: News
Activists of Hamara Shaher Mumbai Abhiyan, a group working on urban development issues, released a people’s manifesto on Tuesday.Sitaram Shelar, convenor of the group, said, “We are initiating a dial...
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Some hits some misses: AAP's eventful two years in office 14.2.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Some of Delhi govt's major initiatives could not succeed due to its constant run-ins with the Centre
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Central panel on doubling farmers' income mulls major reforms 12.2.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Market reforms, enhanced infrastructure and a model APMC Act are some of the recommendations
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Sanitation cover under Swachh Bharat at 60% now: Arun Jaitley 1.2.2017 ET: Policy
FM Aru Jaitley said, "For imparting new training to the people in rural areas, mason training will be provided to five lakh people by by 2022."
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Sanitation cover under Swachh Bharat at 60% now: Jaitley 1.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Wednesday that sanitation cover in rural areas has gone up from 42 per cent to 60 per cent.
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Looking towards a greener future 9.1.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
India’s green bond market has witnessed many milestones, but its full potential remains untapped
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Bureaucrats solve only 32% of problems 15.12.2016 TOI: Cities
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Tumkur councilors, officials visit Chandigarh on study tour 4.12.2016 TOI: Chandigarh Times
A delegation of 32 councilors and eight senior officers from Tumkur Municipal Corporation, Tumkur - led by mayor Yashodamma Srenivas and commissioner Ashaad R Shariff - visited Chandigarh on Saturday.
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Private firms to be roped in for sanitation at govt. schools 27.11.2016 Hindu: Chennai
They will be tasked with maintaining classrooms, toilets and water supply
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Urban Development Ministry gives advance approval to long-term projects 19.11.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Seeking to ensure timely implementation of basic urban infrastructure projects, the Urban Development Ministry has started approving investments in water supply, sewerage networks etc for the next three financial years under Atal Mission for ...
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Govt sits on biz reforms action plans 6.11.2016 deccanherald.com
The state government has been sitting on many of the Business Reforms Action Plans (BRAPs) aimed at ensuring ease-of-doing business, for quite some time. Some of the important reform proposals such as enactment of comprehensive building bye-laws, online system for building plan approval and monitoring their compliance, integration of land records database, reducing number of documents required for obtaining electricity connection and online sanction of water supply connection, have been pending before the government for long time, documents reveal. Karnataka's all-India ranking in ensuring ease-of-doing business nosedived to 13th position this year from ninth position last year. Karnataka has failed to implement 39 of the total 340 BRAPs. The worst performer is the Urban Development Department (UDD). It has implemented only one BRAP of the eight assigned to it. Four of the eight BRAPs of the UDD are part of the model building bye-laws - 2016 document circulated by the Centre to the state early this year ...
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2,224 acres of farmland allotted for industrial projects 27.10.2016 Hindu: Bangalore
Plan to introduce Bill to provide legal backup for change in names of cities
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Water project fails to meet deadline again 24.10.2016 The Telegraph : North East
 The Greater Shillong Water Supply Scheme (GSWSS) Phase III failed to meet its deadline again yesterday after being delayed for the past three years.
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Reforms in 3 areas help BWSSB cut water loss by 4% 19.10.2016 deccanherald.com
The BWSSB has attributed the sharp drop in water loss to reforms. An increase of 440 million litres of Cauvery water in September's monthly billing has helped Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) to reduce water loss by nearly four percent. The Unaccounted Flow of Water (UFW), which stood at 47.28% in the last two years, came down to 43.78% at a time when the city is staring at a possible water crisis. Of the 43,049 million litres of water received from Cauvery basin in September, BWSSB has billed water consumption of 23,136 million litres. The gap between supply and distribution was more in the previous months. In August, 22,519 million litres of water was billed while the supply was 43,323 million litres. Similarly, the amount of water loss in April, June and July too was around 45%. 150 new connections Attributing the four percent reduction of water loss to three reforms, BWSSB chairman Tushar Girinath said, "The ongoing UFW project in three divisions (South, West and Central) has reduced ...
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Civic staff goes on one-day strike 23.8.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Civic staff goes on one-day strike
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Regulator Reforms Bill on the anvil: Govt 2.8.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
New Delhi, Aug 2 () Government is working on an omnibus legislation that caters to the generic aspects of regulatory authorities in the public utility space, including telecom and water supply.
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