Orders the three Municipal Corporations to clean stormwater drains within a week to prevent a repeat of last week’s deluge

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Delhi Government, the New Delhi Municipal Council and the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi to clean the stormwater drains within a week to prevent a repeat of last week’s water-logging in the Capital.

This scoping investigative study initiated by the Asian Development Bank explores the potential for public–private partnerships in the irrigation and drainage sector in India.

PUNE: Landslides, severe waterlogging and flash floods are natural disasters but environmentalists are firm that their epic proportions are brought on by human activities.

The Flood Control Order-2013 was released by the Delhi Government today in a meeting held to discuss arrangements for controlling floods during the monsoon which is expected to hit the Capital by this monthend.

A meeting of the apex committee was held to review the arrangements to meet any challenge. The arrangements have been made for evacuation, rescue, relief and temporary camping sites, said the official of the government.

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.