Proposals with suggestions of councillors to be sent to Admn for approval
The Municipal Corporation approved a budget of Rs 812.92 crore for the financial year 2011-12 on Monday. T

This includes Rs 429.98 crore under the Plan head, Rs 233.40 crore under the Non-Plan head and Rs 149.54 crore as its own receipts.

The environmental problems confronting Indian cities today have arisen because millions of people have been forced to live in illegal settlements that lack adequate sanitation and other basic urban services. This is the result of two factors. The first is the legacy of the colonial city characterized by inequitable access to sanitation services, a failure to manage urban growth and the proliferation of slums, and the inadequate funding of urban governments.

Chandigarh Taking a cue from the MCD, Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh (CMC) is planning to set up waterless urinals to check the depleting water table in the Union Territory.

The corporation has joined hands with AG Aqua Solutions for installing waterless urinals.

Residents of Deonar, Mankhurd, Govandi and Chembur will soon be a relieved lot, as 45% of the dumping ground at Deonar will be scientifically closed down by the end of May. The entire project will be completed by December 2011.

Deonar dumping ground is one of the oldest and biggest dumping grounds in the city. It receives 5,500 metric tonne of refuse and 600 metric tonne of silt daily.

JAIPUR: Past 9 pm just a little away from the Statue Circle, the street lights turned faint by smoke failed to show the way to traffic. Thick smoke bellowed out of the roadside dustbins parked right adjacent to an electricity pole.

The Objectives of the City Sanitation Plan in Shimla are: To adopt a demand-based strategy and community participation in planning, implementation and management of sanitation infrastructure; To adopt locally suitable methods, technologies and materials, and provide necessary facilitation support to the Municipal Corporation; To encourage commu

The Colombo Municipal Council spends millions of rupees a day on garbage collection, Chief City Administrator Omar Kamil told The Island yesterday.

A court order finally frees housing projects in Mumbai

Judgement of the Delhi High Court on the decision of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) awarding contracts
for providing cooked mid-day meals to students of Primary schools in Delhi dated 08/06/2007.

This paper discusses the political circumstances which help explain why the insanitary living conditions of such a large section of India’s urban population have been ignored, and contrasts these with the circumstances which explain successful sanitary reform in Britain in the second half of the 19th century.

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