2-Kilometre Walk On Water Conservation Awareness Held In Andhra Pradesh

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

Energy planning around the US

Ten years ago, in January 2006, MGE released its Energy 2015 plan after holding two dozen “community energy conversations” with ratepayers. The Madison utility’s goals included shuttering part of the coal-fired Blount Street power plant Downtown, built in 1903, and converting the rest to natural gas fuel. That was completed

New Industrial Policy incentivizes eco-friendly industries in JK

In a bid to promote eco-friendly industries in the state, the industrial policy 2016 has incentivized setting up of green ventures and adoption of green technologies. As per the recently issued industrial policy, the government shall subsidize by 40 per cent the rain water harvesting equipment installed by the units. Similarly,

BMC to decentralise wet waste management system in Mumbai within year

Representative image. INTRODUCING A major change in the existing waste management system, the BMC has decided to implement decentralisation of wet waste management in the city within a year. The direction came from the urban development department during a meeting with the solid waste management department officials held in February. The

Handbook of Urban Statistics released

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, who released the "Handbook of Urban Statistics" today, expressed confidence that the publication will serve as a valuable tool in the hands of policy makers, planners, administrators, researchers and other stakeholders in urban development. The Handbook, which was released at a function held here,