Surat: The provisions in the food safety law are not enough in themselves to contain the sources of water-borne diseases in the Diamond City.

Surat: The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) produces nearly 40MW of green energy from wind, solar and biogas. Another 10MW of energy will be produced in the next 12 months.

Surat: Two modern systems to measure air pollution and monitor air quality would become functional at Varachha and Limbayat areas of the city by December-end.

SURAT: Six new swine flu cases were reported in the city on Tuesday, including a six-month-old male from Adajan area, taking the total number of H1N1 infected patients to 69 since January this year

Surat: A systematic plastic waste management in the city has begun with the commissioning of a plastic waste management plant at Bhatar.

SURAT: Hand carts and items impounded by the civic body were destroyed in fire that engulfed the Surat Municipal Corporation's (SMC) waste godown in Magob on Tuesday evening.

SURAT: The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) proposes to issue legal notices to the managements of 62 housing societies that are yet to install organic waste converters on their premises despite ha

SURAT: After being declared the fourth cleanest city of the country, the Diamond City has added yet another feather in its cap.

Every day, Diamond City generates around 450 tonnes of organic, recyclable and non-degradable waste, a large amount of which is dumped into the drainage network or disposed of carelessly choking th

A study conducted among 10 Indian metro cities investigates the impact of municipal solid waste and animal birth control programme on stray dog population and its menaces. Its results show statistically strong and positive linkages among the variables such as human population, municipal solid waste, per capita solid waste, food waste, dog population and dogs per capita. People's general awareness and the efforts of municipalities are inadequate to control the dog menace.

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