Despite the fact that Srinagar has the distinction of having under conception third generation Master plan, it is ironically still a vivid testimony of unplanned urban development legacy which has hardly any parallel. The planning efforts made in the ...
In a major international outreach to garner investments in the flagship Smart City programme , the Narendra Modi government has invited ambassadors of all 150 missions in India to a grand investment summit on May 19. The government would pitch projects worth Rs 50,560 crore across 20 cities, chosen through a
A 2-kilometre walk to raise awareness about the importance of constructing rain water harvesting pits to conserve water was held in Vijayawada this morning. Andhra Pradesh Ministers D Umamaheswara Rao and P Raghunatha Reddy flagged-off the walk in which nearly 1,000 people, including students and youths, participated. The ministers also launched the
Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel said on Sunday her government has decided to make 300 villages across the state self-reliant on the lines of smart cities. “Now that the concept of smart cities has reached smart villages, the government has decided to make 300 villages self-reliant, clean and hygienic during this
The green belt is being "sacrificed" to make way for new homes as councils face pressure to help the Government hit a target of 200,000 new properties a year, countryside campaigners are warning. A report by the Campaign to Protect Rural England has revealed 275,000 homes are currently planned for the
Down to Earth Magazine had published a cover story on fecal sludge management. This article is based on 11 city study done by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on Shit flow diagrams. Please follow the link to access the article http://www.downtoearth.org.in/coverage/urban-shit-53422 Please follow the link to access the 11 cities study on Shit flow