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MMRDA Delay Leads To Reservation For Metro
Sukhada Tatke | TNN

The MCD has demanded the Delhi government to immediately release Rs 50 crores needed for beautification of the city for the Commonwealth Games 2010. The civic body plans to plant at leas 10 lakh trees and shrubs as well as spruce up its parks.

MUMBAI: If the MMRDA has its way, American landfill experts will soon visit Mumbai's dumping sites, prod the garbage, take samples of the slush, analyse it and then suggest ways to create new sanitary landfills in the region.

After a two-month long discussion, the civic body

In a bid to introduce Solid Waste Management System in the city, the Noida Authority has identified three locations for landfill sites. In a preliminary discussion with HUDCO, the Noida Authority has asked the technical consultants to provide a detailed project report on the latest technology and the viable options available for disposal of wastes.

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday decided to defer for now the awarding of contracts for their ambitious plan to convert the Deonar dumping ground partially into a green belt and the rest into a sanitary landfill site. The Rs 4,560-crore proposal had been earlier put before the standing committee for approval.

The decision to close down the Deonar dumping ground was embroiled in an ugly debate, as members across party lines raised more than a 100 questions at the BMC

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi launched "Van Mahotsav-2008' with the Leader of the MCD House Subhash Arya planting a sapling at a sanitary landfill site at Hastsal in West Delhi on Sunday.

The total area of landfill is about 16 acre and while the civic body has developed a park on two acres at the site, the remaining land would be developed into a children park and herbal garden in a phased manner.

The Chairman Garden Committee, Ved Prakash Gupta, was also present on the occasion along with several local residents.

Mumbai, June 29 With the city topping the list in generating the highest amount of electronic waste in the country, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) along with the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) will soon be searching for a landfill site exclusive to treat and dump e-waste as a pilot project.