With the UDF subcommittee meeting this week expected to frame recommendations for the amendment to the Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act, the greens have already raised their apprehensions

The Kochi Corporation will soon entrust an agency with the preparation of the detailed project report (DPR) for the Solar City project which aims at making Kochi the first solar city in the state. The civic body had already invited an Expression of Interest (EoI) from the agencies that will undertake the DPR preparation.

“We expect to award the work by this month. The Solar City project is implemented with the financial aid mainly from the Central Government. The DPR preparation, which is expected to cost `10 lakh, and the fund for this will be fully provided by the centre.

KOCHI: Following the footsteps of major cities in the country, Kochi too is marching ahead in its quest to curb the e-waste menace. The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (CREDAI), the participating agency for the integrated environment awareness programme organised by the Kochi Corporation, has come up with an e-waste management project.