Will the ever growing Capital city bear the brunt of delays in commissioning of projects like the Renuka Dam? Will unauthorised use of water for non-potable needs leave Delhi parched?

Focus On Displacement & Loss Of Green Cover

Noted environmentalist Sunita Narain said on Sunday that climate change and pollution will affect the hills in a bigger way and for this, Himalayan states like Himachal Pradesh should invent a new

Green tribunal stays land acquisition process

During Regional Consultation on Approach to 12th Plan, organised at Delhi Secretariat.
The need for the northern States to cooperate in the development of infrastructure for meeting the basic needs of the people relating to housing, water, power and transportation was stressed during the Regional Consultation on Approach to 12th Five Year Plan, which was organised at the Delhi Secretariat.


Demand to ensure minimum flow in the Yamuna to help its revival
Recent protests by religious and social groups against the unabated pollution in the Yamuna may well have given an impetus to the long-standing need for harvesting monsoon flows through dams and barrages.

The multi-crore Renuka Dam project is on hold, and 800 MW Kol Dam is also under the scanner of the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. Hul (4.5 M), a private sector project in Chamba, is witnessing daily protests by locals seeking scrapping of all the clearances given to it.

Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Wednesday said he would take up the issue of the water problem being faced by Delhiites with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and would also be calling a meeting with Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh to resolve the issue of Renuka Dam, on which Delhi had been pegging its hopes to resolve its water problem.

Speaking following a meet

Water utility has roped in JICA to conduct audits, assess situation
The Delhi Jal Board is all set to finalise its Water Masterplan for Delhi by June.