Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has issued notices to eight municipal corporations and 159 municipalities for not following guidelines on solid waste disposal.

This paper considers how resilience thinking and, in particular, its emphasis on learning has been applied in 10 cities in Vietnam, India, Thailand and Indonesia. Applying a “shared learning” approach in the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) has helped to create or strengthen networks, build appreciation for complexity and uncertainty among stakeholders, provide a space for deliberating concepts such as vulnerability and resilience, and build knowledge and capacities for stakeholders to engage and represent their own interests.

Mulls a policy to attract manufacturers in solar power sector.

Surat’s sporadic expansion between the 80’s and the 90’s resulted in a major service gap in the field of solid waste management (SWM). It resulted in one of the major epidemic in the form of Plague in the year 1994, which was probably the worst in the country in decades.

Surat: The Diamond City has started taking baby steps on the green path.

Cities are creaking under their own weight. And heat. In Surat, for instance, parts of the city with dense concrete jungles swelter at temperatures 5 degrees higher than the city’s greener parts.

190 Govt Offices With Illegal Sewage Connections Release Waste Into The River

Surat: River Tapi stinks because of release of untreated sewage water into it by many government and other offices. Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) had found Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), income tax department, government circuit house and police among those responsible for releasing sewage waters directly into Tapi.

New Delhi: In sharp contrast with the findings of the first Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems, Surat and Ahmedabad topped the list of 11 cities in the public survey on quality of life and city-

Electricity energy requirement in these cities to rise to 15,68,73 MUs by end of 12th plan.

Is urban India drowning in its own excreta? Nearly 80 per cent of the sewage generated in India flows untreated into its rivers, lakes and ponds, turning the water sources too polluted to use.