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Centre announces Rs 300 cr action plan for visible improvement in Solid Waste Management in Delhi

New Delhi, Sept 15 (UNI) Centre today announced a Rs 300 crore action plan for a visible improvement in Solid Waste Management in Delhi.


Addressing the ‘Public Affairs Forum of India’ here, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said this initiative will be supported by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs from the ‘Urban Development Fund’ operated by Delhi Development Authority.


Mr Puri said under the Plan, automated machinery, equipment and other systems will be procured for better collection, transport and storage of garbage, decentralised treatment and better maintenance of sewers and drains.

Soon after assuming office, Mr Puri raised the issue of garbage problem in the national capital during a discussion on Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) in the Ministry on the fifth of this month and desired an action plan for improving the situation.


North, South and East Municipal Corporation of Delhi will spend Rs 100 crore each on procuring a total of 549 units of modern equipment. An assistance of Rs 80 crore will be provided to each MCD from the Urban Development Fund. All equipment including treatment plants are to be procured and commissioned by the end of this year.


This initiative will quickly add a waste treatment capacity of 670 metric tons of bio-degradable waste besides preventing release of foul gases, smell and proliferation of germs, pathogens and pests.
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CCEA nod to review of guidelines for granting authorisation to market petrol, diesel

23 Oct 2019 | 10:10 PM

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the ‘Review of Guidelines for Granting Authorization to market Transportation Fuels’.

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'Merge, mismanage, show mega losses, sell cheap to crony capitalist': Rahul on MTNL-BSL merger

'Merge, mismanage, show mega losses, sell cheap to crony capitalist': Rahul on MTNL-BSL merger

23 Oct 2019 | 10:07 PM

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Continuing the attack against Narendra Modi government over the functioning of Public Section Undertakings (PSUs), former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday criticised the government's move to merge state owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL).

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Cabinet nods rehabilitation package for 5,300 displaced families of JK

23 Oct 2019 | 9:53 PM

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the inclusion of 5,300 displaced families who initially opted to move outside the Jammu and Kashmir but later relocated in the state under the PM’s Development Package 2015.

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Cong issues show cause notice to five of its Delhi leaders over public remarks against senior leaders

Cong issues show cause notice to five of its Delhi leaders over public remarks against senior leaders

23 Oct 2019 | 9:15 PM

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Congress on Wednesday issued a show cause notice to five of its Delhi leaders, who 'issued public statement against the senior party leaders' and asked to give an explanation as to why disciplinary action should not be taken against them.

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CEED launches Clean Air Implementation Network in UP

23 Oct 2019 | 8:58 PM

Lucknow, Oct 23 (UNI) Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED), launched a Clean Air Implementation Network (CAIN) in Lucknow to work towards the implementation of National Clean Air Action Plan (NCAP) in 15 Non-attainment cities in Uttar Pradesh.

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