Sasur Khaderi Project under MNREGA - Presentation by Kanchan Verma, DM Fatehpur.

KOCHI: The general council of Goshree Islands Development Authority (GIDA) held in Kochi on Tuesday decided to entrust the construction of the Rs 97-crore Chathanad-Moolampilly road with the Kerala State Construction Corporation (KSCC). GIDA had earlier planned to give the project to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ( DMRC).

The project is expected to ease the movement of vehicles from Vallarpadam to NH 17 at Paravoor.

To enhance the monitoring of environmental aspects and identify an action plan, the State Water Resources Planning Department (SWRPD), has developed guidelines namely, “Environmental management guidelines and action plan of SWRPD for water sector in Rajasthan”.

Farmers of Bihaband and Danatoli villages of Rajgangpur block in Sundargarh district are a worried lot despite bumper crop.

Contractors will provide maintenance for five years

The Public Works Department of the Delhi Government has got estimates sanctioned for 60 road projects worth Rs.520 crore and of these works for 20 have also been awarded and are scheduled to begin next month. PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan said on Friday that the Department had got 674 roads of over 60 feet width from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and has drawn up plans for completely redeveloping them by end of March 2014.

New Delhi: Acting on the Delhi high court’s order, the government has set up a committee under the urban development secretary to look into waterlogging complaints.

The Delhi Government on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it had constituted a high-power committee as directed by it and was in the process of putting in place mechanisms for long-term and short-term solution to the water-logging woes of the Capital.

A Division Bench of the Court comprising Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice Vipin Sanghi had on August 28 directed the Government to set up a high-power committee taking on board all the stake holders to suggest long-term and short-term measures to deal with water-logging in the city.

The Delhi Government has taken a very serious view on water-logging and will not tolerate any type of negligence in this regard, said Urban Development Minister Arvinder Singh at a meeting on Thurs

The Public Works Department of Delhi Government is drawing up a Rs.1,050 crore plan for complete re-development of nearly 825 km of roads that have been transferred to it from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.

Delhi PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan said on Thursday that the plan envisages taking up works worth Rs.250 crore in the current fiscal and of another Rs.800 crore in 2013-14.

A large number of cities across the country continue to function without a Master Plan, despite the Centre offering funds to carry out the exercise and the recognised benefits of a plan. The Union Urban Development Ministry on Wednesday claimed that only 24 per cent of the total cities and towns have a Master Plan.

Secretary Urban Development, Sudhir Krishna used Delhi and its water-logged roads as an illustration of just how important a Master Plan is for a city. “The Master Plan should include information on all the crucial aspects of a city, for instance the natural drain network.