Adjudged third best in India, the RWA has received National Water Award

Draft notification of Central rules on environment impact assessment is ready: expert

Waste-to-energy plants in 10 urban local bodies in the State are likely to function from next year.

People of Pittavanipalem complain of health problems

In summer it is usual for residents in some parts of the city queuing up for water at tankers.

The corporation has decided to call for tenders to this effect

In spite of not being able to resolve the tangle over the termination of contract for its energy saving plan for streetlights, GVMC is now toying with the idea of turning to LED lighting or solar lighting. For nearly one-and-a-half years now the company that has been given the contract in public private partnership on an energy saving basis has not come forward to implement it.

With one and a half years remaining to complete the projects taken up under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation has plans to borrow an additional Rs.150 crore.

It is biding its time in view of the money to be released by the State government. The State government has to pay Rs.126 crore, including its share of 20 per cent towards the works completed under the urban mission project so far. “For works worth Rs.40 crore completed by contractors, bills are due.