User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Billing
Last updated: Sep 19 2019 15:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Objections to Jal Board’s water tariff fixation mode 10.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Objections to Jal Board’s water tariff fixation mode
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Schemes for repair of flood-ravaged infrastructure in Dibrugarh dist okayed 24.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Schemes for repair of flood-ravaged infrastructure in Dibrugarh dist okayed
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Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   10-point Vision for the decade Building Team India with Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
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Delhi’s water crisis could be reversed – but every resident will have to pitch in to stop wastage 1.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From complying with rain-water harvesting rules to shunning RO filters, every individual can make a difference.
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2020 is around the corner, can we stop Delhi from running dry? 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters
If a 2018 Niti Aayog report is to be believed, the capital is among 21 Indian cities that look poised to run out of groundwater by next year. Here’s what has brought Delhi to this ominous brink, and what needs to be done to avert Doomsday.
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On Hill Leaders' Day, Meeyamgi Numit, CM says RBI ban likely to be lifted soon 21.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
On Hill Leaders' Day, Meeyamgi Numit, CM says RBI ban likely to be lifted soon
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Further remand for accused 20.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Further remand for accused
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Mumbai: Water stock in seven lakes supplying to city dips to 6.1% 19.6.2019 Scroll.in
The useful water stock at Upper Vaitarna reservoir stood at zero.
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Police remand 18.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Police remand
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Kolkata’s ignored groundwater crisis could lead to much more than just water shortage 18.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Increasing contamination due to deepening of the water table, serious health hazards and even instability in built structures in the city -- indiscriminate extraction of groundwater could spell more doom for the city than it seems to be aware of.
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Chennai Buzz: Schools begin to feel water crisis | Electric buses soon in city | App to track traffic violators | Round-the-clock shopping… and more 10.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The impact of the water crisis, measures to make roads safer and new plans for environmentally cleaner commute -- read about these and more in our weekly recap of news from the city.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Property tax hike planned | 65,000 buildings yet to have RWH | Peenya units flout pollution norms 9.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP plans to hike property tax, most industrial units in Peenya found contaminating groundwater and soil, BWSSB takes stock of rainwater harvesting systems - read more on what made news in Bengaluru over the past week
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Rengpang Circle yearns for Govt attention 8.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Rengpang Circle yearns for Govt attention
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