Cabinet to take a decision on proposal soon

Five special purpose vehicles (SPVs) will be floated to operate and manage 400 low-floor buses to be procured under the extended Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) scheme for 12 districts in the State.

A Division Bench of the Kerala High Court on Tuesday referred to the National Green Tribunal Bench in Chennai a public interest litigation against the operation of the solid waste treatment plant a

The first phase of ‘My City’, an integrated solid waste management project conceived and executed by HLL Lifecare at Kowdiar here, has been launched.

Kerala has been asked to set up a special purpose vehicle (SPV) for operating and managing the buses procured by the State with assistance of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).

Setting up the SPV is the main condition put forward to the Local Self-Government Department by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) on Urban Infrastructure and Governance to release the first tranche of funds for the JNNURM extended scheme.

The 4,000-page report was the last stage in the effort to secure environmental clearance for the project

The Kerala government has submitted a revised report of environmental impact assessment study for the proposed Rs 4,000-crore international seaport project at Vizhinjam to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Nearly a quarter of the population of men aged 15-24 years in rural areas of Thiruvananthapuram are smokers.

Will Provide Info On Market-Based Demand, Nutrition Needs Of Vegetables

The state agriculture department is all set to launch a GPS-based service for providing polyhouse farmers accurate information on market-based demand and nutrition needs for vegetables cultivated inside the translucent tents.

The pollution control board has received 45 complaints raising serious concerns against the proposed Vizhinjam port, like impact or changes in shoreline at Vizhinjam, loss of tourism revenue, rehab

Document To Be Submitted To Ministry By Month-End

The Vizhinjam port authorities will submit an addendum to environment impact assessment (EIA) report of the proposed port. It will address the technical and environmental concerns like impact on shoreline at Vizhinjam and Kovalam.

While the debate on who should manage the garbage crisis is still on between the Corporation and the State government, the city residents are struggling to find alternative ways for waste disposal.