User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Privatisation
Last updated: Apr 22 2017 01:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Managing water 21.4.2017 Hindu: Letters
As a concept, privatisation of water looks at water distribution as a revenue generator. But the objective of a water distribution system should be to ensure the availability of this basic necessity t...
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Should we privatise water? 21.4.2017 Hindu: Opinion
There is no case for water privatisation. In pushing for it, we are ignoring the key issue, which is better governance, writes Himanshu ThakkarPrivatisation of water is unwarranted, unjustified and un...
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Implementation of schemes in NE not up to mark: Naidu 19.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Implementation of schemes in NE not up to mark: Naidu
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Unmet investment need amounts to Rs 43 lakh cr: FM 1.4.2017 Deccan Herald - News
India has a huge unmet need for investment in infrastructure, estimated to the tune of Rs 43 lakh crore (about $646 billion) over the next five years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said. Addressing the second annual meeting of the New Development Bank (NDB) here, he said 70% of this will be required in power, roads and urban infrastructure sectors. Pitching for a bigger role for NDB in the country, Jaitley said India has sought loans amounting to $2 billion for various projects from the NDB, which was set up by emerging nations India, China, Brazil, Russia and South Africa. "We shall work with the NDB to develop a strong shelf of projects in specific areas such as Smart Cities, renewable energy, urban transport, including metro railways, clean coal technology, solid waste management and urban water supply," he said. Quoting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Jaitley said India alone offers opportunities that could rival those of an entire continent, and "We want to do all this in a cleaner, ...
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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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