This report containing the observations arising out of performance audit on "compliance with environmental laws in Lucknow city" has been prepared for the submission to the Governor of Uttar Pradesh under Article 151 (2) of the Constitution.

A decade has gone since the first line of metro started in Delhi in 2002. Despite its expansion across the city in the past 10 years neither pollution nor congestion levels have gone down as claimed by its advocates. An analysis of the revenue generated by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation through property development and the rise of property prices adjacent to metro routes and stations suggests that the metro is entangled with the larger process of gentrification in the city.

These Rules may be called ‘The Andhra Pradesh Building Rules - 2012’.

A UNDP/GEF Global Solar Water Heating Project is also under implementation by the Ministry which aims at accelerating the market development of solar water heating and facilitating the installation of 5 million m2 of installed collector area by 2012.The objective of the project is to leverage the Ministry’s National Programme and create markets

“There is no real gloom in the real estate industry. The industry is just used to a greater boom.

These byelaws may be called the Meghalaya Building-Bye Laws 2011. These byelaws shall apply to all the Master Plan Areas and Scheme Areas notified or to be notified from time to time within the State. These byelaws shall come into force on such date as the Meghalaya Urban Development Authority may make Notification in the Official Gazette.

Final minutes of meeting held on 14-15 Feb 2011 on the environmental clearance for the development of hill station township at village Mulshi and Velhe Talukas, District Pune, Maharashtra by M/s. Lavasa Corporation Ltd.

The regulations include provisions for areas where multi-storeyed buildings are permissible and correlating the height of multistoreyed buildings with the width of the abutting road
THE Tamil Nadu government will implement the uniform guidelines relating to special buildings, multi-storeyed buildings, group developments, layouts and sub-divisions in nine planning areas and two suburban areas.

With frequent earthquakes rocking the Northeast, including Meghalaya, the Urban Affairs Department has reconstituted a technical committee to review and grant permission for construction of buildings and structures according to Meghalaya Urban Development Authority (MUDA) bylaws. The technical committee has also been authorised to dismantle all structures that do not conform to these bylaws.

Mumbai municipality readies norms for wastewater from kitchens future housing projects in Mumbai would need to have grey water recycling plants to treat wastewater from kitchen, washing clothes and bathing. The treated water is to be used for horticulture and other non-drinking purposes. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai drafted guidelines that would mandate developers to install