28 Sep 2010
For the city of Delhi, an air quality index methodology was proposed and applied for six criteria pollutants - PM10, PM2.5, CO, NOx, SO2, and Ozone and analyzed for trends in the past three years of data. The AQI is reported on a scale of 0 to 500 and subdivided into six colored bins for easy understanding of the common person and the media.
25 Sep 2010
At a recent Interdisciplinary Group Meeting in UTTIPEC (http://uttipec.nic.in/), I gave a presentation on the path that planners, engineers and designers in the government should/ could take to achieve the World Class City goals of Delhi.

New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday gave the go-ahead for setting up a gas-based 750MW power project

NEW DELHI: To ensure generation of at least 50 per cent of the Capital's power demand from indigenous projects, the Delhi Cabinet on Monday gave its nod for establishment of a gas-based 750-MW Pragati Power-II project at Bamnauli in West Delhi.

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit later announced that since the demand for power is expected to go up by 8 per cent to 10 per cent per annum, the Delhi Gov

The power arrangement blueprint for the Commonwealth Games was prepared nearly two years ago, but with the event less than a month away, the arrangements on the ground have sharply deviated from what was projected on paper.

According to the Power Department

Chandigarh: Lanco Solar Energy has bagged a prestigious contract for setting up a solar power project at Parliament House here.

Five companies, including Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (Solar Group), Punj Llyod and Wipro Ecoenergy, were vying for the solar power project.

Left over food and vegetable waste discarded in the garbage could soon be used to generate bio cooking gas (alternative to LPG) in the Capital.

New Delhi: Giving in to the demand of petrol and diesel dealers in the capital, Delhi government on Friday decided to roll back the Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel from 20% to 12.50% per litre. This was decided at a cabinet meeting held at chief minister Sheila Dikshit