Bazaars have always been a centre of social, economic and cultural exchange. Over a period of time, the concept of Bazaars has changed in its spatial arrangement and offerings
Month: November 2017
Four parks under Smart Cities that have a water requirement of 10,000 litres for daily maintenance will be getting sewage treatment plants (STPs) to reduce dependency on external water supply, especially during the summer months.
The India State of Forest Report states that India has a forest cover 701,673 sq km, or 21.34% of the country, compared to 640,819 sq km 29 years ago. The loss of trees at such a rapid pace has been due to reasons like water shortage, urbanisation among others.
In order to increase green cover and create awareness about the rich cultural heritage of the country, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has launched “Sanskriti”-themed project under the union government’s Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) programme.
Nagpur: The Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has asked the Nagpur Metropolitan Region Development…
The government on 24th October approved the biggest highway construction plan so far in the country. The project would develop approximately 83,677 km of roads at an investment of Rs 6.92 lakh crore by 2022. The project is aimed at pushing economic activity across the country.
The centre is now turning to bacterial bioremediation techniques to treat Ganga water at various sites. The bioremediation technique using ‘sewage-eating microbes’ quickens the process of improvement in the quality of river water while STP (sewage treatment plants) typically take two to three years to come up.
With the completion of three years Swacch Bharat Mission in the month of October, five more States viz., Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Haryana have reached the milestone of making all cities and towns ‘Open Defecation Free’. This was announced by the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Shri Hardeep Singh Puri.
Let no child suffer from any vaccine-preventable disease”. This was stated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) at Vadnagar in Gujarat. Through this programme, Government of India aims to reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered under the routine immunisation programme.
The railways has taken many initiatives to augment the pace and scope of clean India…