Pune The World Bank on Thursday approved Rs 160 crore to the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) for executing the non-motorised transport projects on the pilot Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) lanes along with showing interest in the ambitious Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) initiative by the civic administration for improving the public transport in the city.

Pune Water woes of the residents of the northern part of the city are likely to end soon, as they will start receiving regular water supply from next week. The Pune Municipal Corporation is currently carrying out necessary trials at the Holkar water pumping station. This new pumping station would provide 40 million liters of water per day.

Pune, December 1 The principals and representatives from over 90 schools that participated in the third Commonwealth Youth Games, Pune 2008 school programme had gathered, along with the CYG Pune team, for the announcement of the CYG Pune 2008 Green School Award.

Because it sends its garbage to pollute a nearby village SINCE 1983, all the municipal garbage from the city of Pune in Maharashtra has travelled 12 km to be dumped in the village of Urali-Devachi. More than 1,000 tonnes each day. Spread across 43 hectares, the dump pollutes the area. Leachates contaminate the ground

Pune, November 13 Kids of APRA not only sacrifice their holidays to make the environment green and clean, but also set example for elders to follow

Pune, November 09 For years, people on the outskirts of Pune have been seeing their villages being turned into a dumping ground for the city

Pune, November 6 S Sivaram, director, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), inaugurated the garbage composting facility in the laboratory campus here on Thursday.

Pune, November 04 The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), while admitting to its shortcomings, has trained guns on the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) for not sharing the responsibility for the accident that killed seven at the biomedical waste disposal plant in Kailash crematorium on September 11.