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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Haryana to draw up water conservation schemes in each district

Taking a step towards water conservation the Haryana government under the 'Special Water Conservation Campaign' will be coming up with District Water Conservation Schemes under which various places of rainwater harvesting will be marked especially in the district areas. A meeting to this effect was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Keshni Anand Arora in New Delhi recently....

Tree plantation drive held in Vasundhara Sec 4 park by G’bad Nagar Nigam & others

A joint plantation drive was conducted by a team of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam comprising AMC Shiv Pujan Yadav, AMC Pramod Kumar, Zonal Chief, Sunil Kumar Rai and local councillor in association with local organization and public, as per information from Municipal Commissioner’s office. In the drive at least 125 trees were planted in a park in Vasundhara Sector 4. Such a drive...

G’bad: Violation of forest laws in Kaushambi apartments; activist alleges inaction of Forest Dept.

Despite complaint having been made to Ghaziabad Forest Department against illegal concretization around several trees by local RWA in Kanchenjunga Apartments in Kaushambi no action has been taken by the forest officials, alleged environment activist and lawyer Akash Vashishtha who said through a statement that it was indeed unfortunate and uncalled for that even despite complaints, along...

Ghaziabad: Sahibabad cops round up 7 for highway fraud & loot

Seven persons were rounded up by a team of Sahibabad Police Station from near World Square Mall for allegedly cheating passengers in their car. The accused used to give lift to passengers in their car in which gang members were present beforehand. SP City Shlok Kumar said that the accused told the police that they were...

Samsung C & T to be fined Rs 5 lakhs for causing pollution

Samsung C & T India Private Limited has been found guilty of dumping construction and demolition (C & D) waste originating from its Sector 81 plant in Noida in its vicinity and has been fined Rs 5 lakh by the Regional Officer of UP PCB or pollution control board on a complaint by Gr Noida based environment activist Vikrant Tongad. Information...

IIT Roorkee hosted Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon concludes

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee was a nodal center for the Grand Finale of the Smart India Hackathon 2019 Hardware Edition. The five-day hackathon was held from July 8 to July 12. It was organized by MHRD innovation cell (MIC) and hosted at the Tinkering Lab, IIT Roorkee.  The Hackathon had received...

Govt. promoting SHGs for women upliftment

Government of India is promoting Self Help Groups (SHGs) for realization of socio-economic development. This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani in Lok Sabha yesterday. Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM), under Ministry of Rural Development, across the country in a mission mode...

Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Ltd hosts camp at Manesar for Smart Card distribution

Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Limited (GMCBL) organised a Smart Card Distribution Camp in collaboration with Manesar Industries Welfare Association at MIWA office in Manesar on Friday, July 12, 2019. To encourage large number of people, mostly factory workers, to start using economical public transport service provided by the government, and avail discounts on every ride, GMCBL approached...

गुरूग्राम: शहरी क्षेत्रों में जल शक्ति अभियान को प्रभावी ढंग से चलाने के निर्देश

शहरी स्थानीय निकाय के प्रधान सचिव आनंद मोहन सरन ने आज शहरी क्षेत्रों में जल शक्ति अभियान को प्रभावी ढंग से चलाने के निर्देश दिए और रेन वाटर हारवेस्टिंग सिस्टम का सुचारू संचालन सुनिश्चित करने के लिए शहरी स्थानीय निकाय के अधिकारियों को कहा। वे आज वीडियो कान्फ्रेंसिंग के माध्यम से जल शक्ति अभियान की समीक्षा कर रहे...

Indian Railways launches crackdown against illegally packaged water

During peak summer season there is heavy demand of drinking water. Due to closure of schools & festive/marriage season, the number of passenger travelling by railways also increases and so the demand of drinking water. To curb the menace of unauthorized PDW (PACKAGED DRINKING WATER) in Railway premises, an all India drive named “Operation...