The district panchayat is planning to take up integrated drinking water and solid-waste management projects in association with block and grama panchayats in the coming fiscal.

These and other draft projects proposed under the 2011-12 budget Plan of the district panchayat were discussed with block and grama panchayat representatives and standing committee members at the grama sabha meeting held

Asks the three local bodies involved to file statements

Parties told to maintain status quo till new order

Technical unit to monitor plant operation

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Ombudsman for Local Self-government Institutions M.R.

City Corporation to prepare disaster management plan

18004256865 to be toll-free emergency number

Quick-response teams to be set up

Thiruvananthapuram: The City Corporation is set to play a major role in disaster management and urban risk reduction, under a project supported by the Central government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

A disaster management cell will b

It has been almost ten years since the garbage treatment plant at Vilappilsala became operational, which proved a boon to the residents of the capital city.

The City Corporation has sought the intervention of the State Government to solve the crisis which has developed after the Vilappil panchayat decided to shut down the Vilappilsala waste treatment plant on Tuesday.

A city-based entrepreneur has developed a gas stove which he says is several times more fuel efficient than conventional gas stoves.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Government has decided to make all the PWD roads in the Thiruvananthapuram East constituency pothole-free by December 31. In a meeting convened by V Sivankutty MLA, the officials of various departments were asked to carry out works related to sewarage and roads in the area.

The meeting decided to clean up all sewerage manholes within a week, if there is no rain.

JNNURM low-floor services to 10 mofussil towns

For comfy travel:Minister for Transport Jose Thettayil flagging off air-conditioned, low-floor buses procured under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission in the city Tuesday.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As many as 10 air-conditioned, low-floor Volvo buses, procured by the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation, under the Jawaharlal Nehru

Even as the Union Department of Agriculture expressed its helplessness over Kerala

Kerala will demand total control over the new dam it is planning to construct in Mullaperiyar on the inter-State border with Tamil Nadu.