PUNE: Water expert Rajendra Singh on Tuesday said that the Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad civic administrations need to draft a policy to restore rivers passing through city areas.

He also stressed on the need to restrict encroachments on river beds which hamper flow of water and said that many rivers in Maharashtra were in a pathetic condition and the government needs to take steps to restore them.

Pune:Thousands of dead fish were floating in Mula river near a crematorium at Wakad on Thursday. The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has collected water samples and sent them to the government laboratory.

Executive engineer of the PCMC’s environment department Sanjay Kulkarni said citizens called to report the dead fish around 10 am. A team that rushed to the riverside found the fish floating on one side of the river’s banks.

Pune: The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) decided to take up development projects of Pavana, Indrayani and Mula rivers during the general body meeting on Monday.

Sanjay Kulkarni, an environment engineer, PCMC said, “The civic body had prepared a feasibility report in 2009, wherein it had arrived at a preliminary estimate of Rs 497 crore for the Pavana river development project.”

LAHORE - Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA), after completing all prerequisites, is going to start construction work on three more hydropower and water projects in a couple of months.

Batting for sustainable and inclusive development, Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) director general Sunita Narain on Monday cited the successful campaign in Delhi where public transport su

PUNE: "Pune is in trouble today as the rivers are turning into nullahs and Puneites are breathing polluted air.

A team from Maharashtra Natural Gas Ltd (MNGL) took a boat ride on the Mula river on Wednesday afternoon to inspect the earthen road constructed by them, which was obstructing boating activity of t

Terming the multi-crore-rupee Mutha and Mula river restoration project of the Pune Municipal Corporation, under the Jawaharlal Nehru national urban renewal mission (JNNURM) as blatant commercialisa

Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan announced on Monday that the state government would allow 4% construction in the proposed bio-diversity park (BDP) in the 23 villages merged in the Pune Municipal C

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