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Water Conservation Campaign under way in Dhemaji district 26.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Water Conservation Campaign under way in Dhemaji district
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2 yrs of Smart City Mission but Lucknow doesn’t have a project website and logo 25.6.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Getting away from the sultry summer 24.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Residents of Nanmangalam find relief from the heat at their very first public park
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High hopes as city takes baby steps on the smart path 24.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Decentralised waste management, cycling paths, walkways are among the improvements
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Thiruvananthapuram tops with core city plan 23.6.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram’s smart plans aim to solve major urbanisation problems.
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Monsoon maladies in Delhi 23.6.2017 Hindu: Delhi
If waterlogging and traffic jams in Gurugram and Delhi this week are anything to go by, then be prepared for chaos when the monsoon arrives
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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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Eyeing 'smart' future, Jaipur polishes its heritage 22.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Jaipur has fished out of its trove heritage buildings and is dusting off its fabled pink markets and stepwells to make them all squeaky clean for the second anniversary of the launch of the Centres smart city project. Jaipur made it to the select list of smart cities -- balancing the old and the new -- six months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the project on June 25, 2015. Officials here said before the year-end, Jaipur would have completed much of its heritage restoration work. The area-based development is being executed by the Jaipur Smart City Limited (JSCL), formed on March 12, 2016. An amount of Rs 483.65 crore has been earmarked for promoting heritage and tourism in the city under the mission. "The idea is to restore Jaipurs heritage so that it can be cherished by the citys people and explored by travellers who visit Jaipur for its architectural beauty and rich culture," said JSCL chairman Manjit Singh. The Union urban development ministry has approved investments worth Rs 2,401 crore ...
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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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Krishi Bhagya to benefit Kodagu farmers from this year 20.6.2017 Deccan Herald - District
The Krishi Bhagya scheme, introduced by the state government to help farmers, has been extended to Malnad, hilly areas and coastal districts. Accordingly, the scheme will be introduced in Kodagu in the current year. The scheme was implemented in 2014-15 to help farmers cultivate dry land, mainly due to vagaries of monsoon and was restricted to 23 districts and 107 taluks. The farming activities in district, however, had taken a set back the last few years with deficit rain. There has been decline in rainfall over the years in Kushalnagar, Somwarpet, Shanthalli, Shanivarasanthe and Kodlipete region. "Although the district has the Harangi reservoir, it has covered only 2,000 hectare farm land. About 400 hectare land was irrigated through the Chiklihole dam. The government introduced the scheme aimed at harvesting rainwater to protect crop during a crucial time through farm ponds. It also supports horticulture crops, mixed cropping and dairy farming" Agriculture Department joint director K Ramappa told ...
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Delhi's Ghitorni to get smart city project worth Rs 15,000 crore 20.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
The Centre plans to develop 240 acres of land at Ghitorni district in south Delhi with smart city features worth over Rs 15,000 crore.
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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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NGT seeks action plan from schools on rainwater harvesting 18.6.2017 deccanherald.com
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed private and government schools here to submit an action plan on installing rainwater harvesting systems in their premises. The schools have till Monday to submit their proposals in the NGT registry after serving a copy to the Delhi Jal Board. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim had given schools five days in its June 15 order. "Each of the noticees (schools) is directed to file memo indicating the stage of the work in progress and further time required to complete the work," the bench, also comprising expert member Ajay A Deshpande, said. The green panel said the schools need to take immediate steps to set up rainwater harvesting systems as the monsoon season is likely to start soon. The matter is listed for next hearing on July 17. The tribunal had earlier directed schools to install rainwater harvesting systems in their premises within 10 days. In the event of failure, it had warned, each one would be saddled with a cost of Rs 20,000. The NGT had earlier ...
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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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Collector seeks reports on fever 17.6.2017 Hindu: National
Officials asked to expedite prevention activities
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