South West Delhi District

  • Rabia Khatun (45) has been living in the Savda resettlement colony since 2006, the year it was established. All the residents of her previous squatter settlement at Nanglamachi in central Delhi were evicted and resettled at Savda, 50 km away. This was done to make way for infrastructure projects ere...
    Amita Bhaduriposted 1 year 4 months agoread more
  • Environment ministry releases the draft of India’s new National Forest Policy The draft of the new National Forest Policy (NFP) has been released by the environment ministry. The new draft proposes to levy green tax that will allow for an ecologically responsible behavior and will also supplement...
    swatiposted 3 years 4 months agoread more
  • 'Rajon ki baoli' also known as 'Rajon-ki-bain', is a picturesque 'baoli' or stepwell dating back to 1506 AD. With three storeys completely below ground level, it appears to emerge and unfold as one gets closer. The cool stone structure stands serene and silent under the blistering Delhi sun. General...
    sabitakaushalposted 3 years 11 months agoread more
  • South India performs better in the Swachh Bharat rankingsKarnataka's Mysore city has been ranked first in the Swachh Bharat rankings released by the Ministry of Urban Development. The rankings are based on the extent of open defecation and solid waste management practices in 476 cities across the co...
    swatiposted 4 years 3 months agoread more
  • Bombay HC orders ban on wetland reclamationThe Court ordered the ban in the whole of Maharashtra in response to a petition filed by NGO Vanshakti for saving wetlands and for setting up wetlands authority to monitor violations. The Court also directed the authorities to submit an 'action-taken report...
    ravleenposted 5 years 7 months agoread more
  • No Govt in Delhi means no water for DwarkaThe locality has to source its water from Gurgaon now, as even the number of water tankers that used to meet its demand till now, have reduced. The Delhi Development Authority says nothing can happen unless neighbouring Haryana releases water from the Munak ...
    ravleenposted 5 years 7 months agoread more
  • India's largest pvt hydel project soldIn a deal involving Rs 10,500 crores, Jaypee sells two hydel projects in Himachal Pradesh to an Abu Dhabi firm. The 1000 mega watt Karcham Wangtoo one of themRajasthan complains against contaminated water in SatlujThe Indira Gandhi canal from the Satluj, that pr...
    ravleenposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Sikkim achieves 100% sanitationSikkim has surpassed its sanitation targets in rural and urban households, schools, sanitary complexes and Anganwadi centres. It is the only state in the country to achieve full sanitation under the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan scheme. The state has constructed 98,043 individ...
    swatiposted 5 years 8 months agoread more
  • Mumbai slums to get potable water Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced the scheme to supply water to around 10 lakh residents of unauthorised slums.Tamil Nadu village sets example in water conservationPoongudi village in Tiruchi district renovated its tank three years ago which ...
    ravleenposted 5 years 9 months agoread more
  • Phailin creates less destruction as expectedThe super cyclone hits the coasts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh weaker as anticipated but may lead to heavy rains inducing floods in Bihar and north Chhattisgarh.2013 marks highest number of environment casesOut of 83 environment cases pending, 60 cases are...
    swatiposted 6 years 4 weeks agoread more
  • For details on the workshop, please click here.For more information on the speaker, Meera Mehta, please click here.
    sabitakaushalposted 6 years 1 month agoread more
  • Hi,Please suggest an economical water purifier to treat groundwater for drinking purpose in Gadaipur near Chattarpur. The water here is very corrosive and has high quantities of minerals and salts.
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 years 2 months agoread more
  • Hello,I have bought a flat on the top floor of the building with roof rights. There are 3 flats below my flat. Each flat has put two water storage tanks on the roof to which only I have access rights. Please let me know if the others are legally correct in putting these tanks on the roof?
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 6 years 3 months agoread more
  • At Delhi, there are dirty waste water rivulets, “nallahs” crisscrossing all localities and adding to the pollutant load of the river Yamuna. The situation is alarming with today’s count of nallahs standing at more than 22 Nos. These urban drains are nature’s creation and are meant to convey ...
    rajshekarposted 10 years 6 months agoread more
MHT helps reduce drudgery of women in a resettlement colony by providing finances for water and sanitation facilities.

Rabia Khatun (45) has been living in the Savda resettlement colony since 2006, the year it was established. All the residents of her previous squatter settlement at Nanglamachi in central Delhi were evicted and resettled at Savda, 50 km away. This was done to make way for infrastructure projects erected for the Commonwealth Games of 2010.

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A hidden subterranean treasure in the wilderness of Mehrauli Archaeological Park, this 'baoli' showcases a stone structure built for water; cool & serene under the hot Delhi sun.

'Rajon ki baoli' also known as 'Rajon-ki-bain', is a picturesque 'baoli' or stepwell dating back t

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South India performs better in the Swachh Bharat rankings

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Bombay HC orders ban on wetland reclamation

The Court ordered the ban in the whole of Maharashtra in response to a petition filed by NGO Vanshakti for saving wetlands and for setting up wetlands authority to monitor violations. The Court also directed the authorities to submit an 'action-taken report' against the violations

No Govt in Delhi means no water for Dwarka

The locality has to source its water from Gurgaon now, as even the number of water tankers that used to meet its demand till now, have reduced. The Delhi Development Authority says nothing can happen unless neighbouring Haryana releases water from the Munak channel

Bangalore lake target of encroachment

India's largest pvt hydel project sold

In a deal involving Rs 10,500 crores, Jaypee sells two hydel projects in Himachal Pradesh to an Abu Dhabi firm. The 1000 mega watt Karcham Wangtoo one of them

Rajasthan complains against contaminated water in Satluj

News this week: Sikkim achieves 100% sanitation; Govt has only 2 months to cover 54.4% of rural India in its drinking water scheme; Maharashtra village gets community rights over dam reservoir.

Sikkim achieves 100% sanitation

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Mumbai slums to get potable water 

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan announced the scheme to supply water to around 10 lakh residents of unauthorised slums.

Tamil Nadu village sets example in water conservation

Phailin creates less destruction as expected

The super cyclone hits the coasts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh weaker as anticipated but may lead to heavy rains inducing floods in Bihar and north Chhattisgarh.

2013 marks highest number of environment cases

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