There is no policy or guidelines for disposing of toxic waste generated by city hospitals and nursing homes in the city. This shocking fact came to light in a recent RTI reply.
Gurgaon got the lion's share of Rs 605.48 crore in the total budget estimate of Rs 890.77 crore approved for development works in the urban estate developed by the Haryana Urban Development Authori
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued instructions to Haryana government to submit the details of hospitals adhering to the prescribed standards for the management of biomedical waste.
With an attempt to bring more people who use polythene bags under the ambit of challan, the state government has brought in an amendment to the garbage control Act.
In what could be termed as alarming, the levels of two key pollutants - respirable particulate matter (PM10) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) - in Gurgaon are higher as compared to adjoining cities.
The state government has spent over Rs 380 crore on sundry water supply projects under the Indira Gandhi Drinking Water Scheme, according to official records.
After a lot of flip-flops, the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) has once again agreed "in principle" to take over the service of water supply from the public health engineering department.
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