Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its Motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 22/09/2016 regarding operationalization of waste to RDF plant in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Director of Waste to RDF plant Vinod Fotedar submitted before the Tribunal that plant would be operationalised by 15th October, 2016 and power generation would start by 15th December, 2016 positively.

The Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) will charge green tax from owners of outside vehicles entering the city from tomorrow and a notification in this regard has been is issued by the corporation.

Shimla that has grown haphazardly in the absence of a masterplan is set to face another blow: regularisation of unauthorised constructions — which may number more than 5,000 — in one go.

Shimla: To overcome the problem of traffic jam and decongest the roads of Shimla town, the district administration is thinking of introducing the odd -even formula for vehicles.

Fearing another outbreak of jaundice, residents of Sector 5 in New Shimla today demanded action against erring officials and compensation for the mental torture they had to go through for three day

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Karan Singh Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 10/05/2016 regarding municipal solid waste management in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Tribunal noted that there is no plant presently operating in the State of Himachal Pradesh, including its capital at Shimla thus it is necessary that the municipal solid waste instead of being dumped in the Hilly Valley should be taken to Chandigarh site and provided to the plant.

SHIMLA: Once a favourite summer retreat of the erstwhile British rulers, Shimla is now so much in the grip of water scarcity that its hotels as well as guests have to fork out handsome amounts for

SHIMLA: The popular summer holiday-retreat township, also known for its Victorian architecture, is not the cleanest among all million plus and capital cities of India after all.

The Shimla MC has been asked to submit a report by February 4.

Taking a cue from Delhi, the Shimla authorities are contemplating implementing odd-even vehicle number scheme to regulate traffic and check pollution, an official said on Wednesday.