It is now almost axiomatic that cities are the engines of growth. Historically, federal support programmes have focused on rural areas, but over the past fifteen years, the need to devise such programmes for urban local bodies has come to be recognised, with JNNURM in its various forms, being the most visible early manifestation.

The Delhi government has come out with a draft parking policy which proposes checks on multiple ownership and roadside parking of vehicles through taxes and charges, in view of better management of limited parking space available in the city.

Many encroached drains were identified at Kapra, Uppal, L.B. Nagar and Chaitanyapuri.

GHMC has the power to demolish encroachments; demand to demolish all buildings on lake beds.

The proximity of Shishambara area to a water body and possible environmental hazards were the key issues discussed on Monday at the meeting of nagar nigam officials with the district administration

Pimpri Chinchwad: The state government has not lifted the stay on the construction of Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation's (PCMC) ambitious project of a water pipeline from Pavana dam to the tr

Nagpur: High-level pollution in Gosikhurd irrigation project, and in rivers Nag, Kanhan and Wainganga , is set to reduce to some extent.

Pune: A cycle policy for the city is set to roll soon.

CSE said there is a shortfall of at least 18.6 million dwelling units in the country

Based on the experience of slum sanitation initiatives implemented in a number of urban centers in India, over the last decades, this Guide draws out the critical drivers that appear to explain some facets of successful community slum sanitation initiatives.

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