With the deadlock between the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation and the Jaypee Group over the garbage processing plant at Dadu Majra yet to be solved, the MC has now decided to generate power from s

While traders, schools, business houses and various NGOs had been promoting eco-friendly Diwali by holding anti-cracker campaigns in the run-up to the festival, levels of air and noise pollution ex

Survey commissioned by Ministry of Urban Development

With the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy revising the solar power generation target of the UT from 30 to 100 MW by the end of 2022, the UT Administration has decided to install solar plants al

Generators not installed despite recommendations from F&CC

Diesel-operated vehicles, mainly auto-rickshaws (5,471 registered with city), are the main source of higher level of RSPM (Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter) in the city.

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has “prima facie” found merit in the recommendations by the Chandigarh administration for declaring an eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around the Sukhn

Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission to hold public hearing session on Sept 22

Asks ministry to take its consent before approving eco-sensitive zone

Taking a tough stand on the proposal of the Punjab Government to reduce the radius of the eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) around the Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary, the UT Administration has written to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) stating that before approving the proposal, the ministry must take its consent.

Urban Development Ministry had asked UT to introduce tax in congested areas to ease traffic