The Ministry will fund States to enable them to have better grid to evacuate power

The renewable energy sector in the country should focus on indigenisation, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah, said here on Monday. The wind sector was vital for India. The demand for energy was growing and the country should meet the power needs from all resources such as fossil fuel and nuclear power.

The Coimbatore Corporation is moving towards the status of a “Solar city”, which is aimed at reducing the conventional energy consumption by a minimum of 10 per cent at the end of five years, throu

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Managing Director E.

As the Coimbatore Corporation Mayor and Commissioner take off to New Delhi to attend a conference on the eve of the sixth year of the implementation of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal M

The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has on Friday commissioned a solid waste management facility at its campus.

The university will use the facility to treat the three tonnes biodegradable waste the university generates every day. The other three tonnes non-biodegradable waste will be stored in bins for disposal to the Coimbatore Corporation.

Five major road works will take off in the city shortly, at a total cost of Rs. 13.3 crore, and these would be completed by the end of March next year.

Urbanisation in India is occurring at a rate that is faster compared to many other parts of the developing world. The Planning Commission of the Government of India estimates that about 40 per cent of the country’s population will be residing in urban areas by 2030.

Tamil Nadu, the most urbanised among the large States in India, has witnessed uneven urban growth.

Expansion of area, fewer conservancy workers, increase in quantity of garbage and above all, high expectation from the city's residents – these are a few challenges that stare in the face of the Co

Official sources say that as per the Government of India norms the Corporation has to supply 135 litres per capita per day (lpcd) to residents within the city limit. In keeping with the norms, it will have to supply the same quantity for residents of the three municipalities, seven town panchayats and a village panchayat as soon as they become a part of the Coimbatore Corporation.