Dhananjay Jha

Dhananjay Jha

Dhananjay Jha writes on development authorities, transport, industries, power and other developmental issues in Gurgaon. A journalist for over a decade, he has worked in Delhi and in HT’s Noida bureau.

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According to industry owners, capping of approval passes in the district is a clear indication that the government does not want to grant permissions to all industries at the same time during lockdown till May 3.(Yogendra Kumar/HT file photo)
According to industry owners, capping of approval passes in the district is a clear indication that the government does not want to grant permissions to all industries at the same time during lockdown till May 3.(Yogendra Kumar/HT file photo)

Govt caps movement passes for industry workers, to be issued on first-cum-first-serve basis

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2020 11:43 AM IST
The power to approve passes rests with three different committees in a district headed, each by sub divisional magistrate (SDM), additional deputy commissioner (ADC) and commissioner Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and deputy commissioner (DC), for permission of movement to industry owners, on a first-cum-first-serve basis.
Workers are seen at work inside a Textile company, at Udyog Vihar, Gurugram, India, on February 14, 2020.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Workers are seen at work inside a Textile company, at Udyog Vihar, Gurugram, India, on February 14, 2020.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Gurugram: Small-scale industries may not reopen before May 3 as owners say they can’t meet guidelines

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 05:45 PM IST
Of the 11 lakh industrial employees in the district, about 60% are engaged in small-scale industries, which work as feeder companies for big ventures such as Maruti, Honda and others.
The industries and commerce department and labour department of the state government held consultations with industry representatives on Friday evening.(HT file photo)
The industries and commerce department and labour department of the state government held consultations with industry representatives on Friday evening.(HT file photo)

Manesar industries likely to resume operations from April 20

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl and Dhananjay Jha
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 04:22 AM IST
Deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala said Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in this regard will be issued for the entire state on Saturday that each industry would have to strictly follow.
HT Image
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Condo residents complain of problems relating to supply of essentials

By Abhishek Behl and Dhananjay Jha, Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2020 11:11 PM IST
A security guard checks the temperature of a resident of Devinder Vihar.
A security guard checks the temperature of a resident of Devinder Vihar.

Concerns prevail among residents over supply of essentials, containment area

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar and Dhananjay Jha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2020 02:38 PM IST
Residents in Sector 9 and Palam Vihar also complained that these areas were plotted colonies spread over a vast area and blanket sealing of them was not needed.
After the nationwide lockdown came into force on March 25, many people have been left with little or no money and do not have access to food and other essential goods. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan/Hindustan Times)
After the nationwide lockdown came into force on March 25, many people have been left with little or no money and do not have access to food and other essential goods. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan/Hindustan Times)

RWAs ask police to ensure people maintain social distance during food distribution

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 02:48 PM IST
The RWAs had said in the letter that a large number of people gather at the food distribution centres and alleged that the people are not able to maintain social distance.
The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) issued a notification on Wednesday announcing flat rebate of ₹10,000 in fixed electricity charges for industrial consumers for the months of March and April.(Bloomberg)
The Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) issued a notification on Wednesday announcing flat rebate of ₹10,000 in fixed electricity charges for industrial consumers for the months of March and April.(Bloomberg)

Haryana announces Rs10,000 rebate on fixed power charge for industries

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 10:31 AM IST
The relief package was announced in view of the economic slowdown brought on by the Covid-19 outbreak and after the Haryana government received numerous representations from industry owners and their associations recently.
A team of officials from Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and some anganwadi workers have been engaged to distribute food materials(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A team of officials from Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and some anganwadi workers have been engaged to distribute food materials(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Daily wagers write to Gurugram administration, say they are not getting food

Gurugram, Hindustan Times | By Dhananjay Jha
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 10:03 AM IST
A team of officials from Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and some anganwadi workers have been engaged to distribute food materials — such as wheat, rice, daal, sugar etc — among people affected by lockdown.
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