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Inter Basin Experiment 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is the first state in India to experiment to activate inter river basin water supply. The water of Narmada will go up by 400 meters to go into basins of 4 other rivers of Malva region the Gambhir, Kali Sindh, Parvati and Kshipra. On the demand of Madhya Pradesh the Narmada River Water Dispute Tribunal approved the project way back in the decade of 1970. But in last 48 years it was not implemented and kept pending of its being very tedious and complicated in nature. The technocrats preferred to avoid it rather than to work on it. There is general tendency to look for precedence rather than to act originally with initiative. The credit goes to the State Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan that he coordinated the Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to overcome all the difficulties and got it launched for the first time in the India after such a long time of nearly 50 years. Mr.Chouhan is the first person as Chief Minister who for the first time successfully launched the river ...
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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Chennai Buzz: AC buses back in city | Rent law amendment | Metrowater plans…and more 12.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From changes in rent laws to plans of parastatal agencies such as MTC, CMRL and Metrowater, catch the important news of the week in this edition of Buzz.
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Inter Basin Experiment 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is the first state in India to experiment to activate inter river basin water supply. The water of Narmada will go up by 400 meters to go into basins of 4 other rivers of Malva region the Gambhir, Kali Sindh, Parvati and Kshipra. On the demand of Madhya Pradesh the Narmada River Water Dispute Tribunal approved the project way back in the decade of 1970. But in last 48 years it was not implemented and kept pending of its being very tedious and complicated in nature. The technocrats preferred to avoid it rather than to work on it. There is general tendency to look for precedence rather than to act originally with initiative. The credit goes to the State Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan that he coordinated the Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to overcome all the difficulties and got it launched for the first time in the India after such a long time of nearly 50 years. Mr.Chouhan is the first person as Chief Minister who for the first time successfully launched the river ...
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In crisis-hit Chennai, the municipal body is trying to revive 210 lakes and rivers 13.12.2019 Scroll.in
Work on 71 has already been completed.
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Maharashtra: Shiv Sena gets home ministry, NCP allocated finance, and Congress revenue and PWD 13.12.2019 Scroll.in
The Uddhav Thackeray government is likely to expand the Cabinet after the winter session of the Assembly that will run from December 16 to December 21.
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71 done, 139 in progress: Efforts to restore Chennai water bodies show promise 12.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Out of 3,000 water bodies in Chennai city, 210 have already been taken up for restoration. The work entails desilting as well as removing water hyacinth and garbage in the water bodies. Here are more details about the same.
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Water pollution: Is the quality of piped water in urban India getting any better? 11.12.2019 Scroll.in
A report released by the Centre in November claimed that Delhi’s piped water was the most unsafe.
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MANPAC reiterates cease work strike call 9.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MANPAC reiterates cease work strike call
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Specific deadline for completion of water supply projects demanded 14.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Specific deadline for completion of water supply projects demanded
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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Why residents on outskirts of Hyderabad are forced to drink contaminated water 16.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Groundwater, drawn at rapid rates from peri-urban areas of Hyderabad is now turning into a commodity, controlled and distributed at a premium by a few, to meet the needs of the city. Recent research reveals the alarming consequences of such trends.
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The Swachh Bharat Mission has built toilets, but failed to get people to use them 2.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Due to planning and lack of subsidies, 41% people with sanitation facilities in their houses continue to defecate in the open, says a study.
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Freebie city: Promises that the Delhi government must deliver on 19.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Water, electricity, wifi, bus rides for women -- promises of free or heavily subsidised services for the citizens of Delhi flow freely and frequently from the AAP government. We take a look at the details of some recent announcements and where they stand.
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India’s new wage code will push migrant labourers deeper into poverty 19.9.2019 Scroll.in
Not only does the code fail to specify a minimum wage, it also dilutes earlier provisions critical to the protection of an already underpaid, exploited class.
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Right to Water 19.9.2019 Central Chronicle
The Chief Minister Mr.Kamal Nath has indicated that his Government would introduce the Right to Water Bill in the coming winter session of the Vidhan Sabha. He has asked the committee of water experts to draft it soon. He has also expressed has firm resolve to remove all encroachments on water bodies the rivers, talab […]
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Can individual water metering help Indian cities avoid Doomsday? 29.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Is there any scarce resource that we can enjoy for free or for a fixed sum, irrespective of the amounts we consume or use? If that's not true for anything, why should it be so for water? As Indian cities stand perilously close to running dry, a look at whether water metering can help the cause of conservation
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In charts: Water is more expensive for the poor than the rich – a new report calculates by how much 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The report looks at water affordability in 15 cities, two of them in India.
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Vasanth Nagar citizens survey 439 streetlights; get BBMP to fix missing and defective lights 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Vasanth Nagar residents couldn't get BBMP to fix damaged and missing streetlights in their neighbourhood, they undertook a 'streetlight survey'. Armed with solid data, they've got BBMP to start works. Around half the defective streetlights here have already been fixed
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Complete Water Supply Schemes being run in cooperation with ADB within time limit 10.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, In a meeting held with a delegation of the Asian Development Bank, the Minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh said that the works of Water Supply and Sewerage Projects financially sponsored by the Asian Development Bank should be completed within the stipulated time.  Under the proposed water supply schemes, meters should be […]
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