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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019
Vibha Sharma

Vibha Sharma


Vibha Sharma covers municipal bodies in Delhi. A journalist for almost a decade, she has also worked for the hyper-local editions of Hindustan Times, covering civic concerns in south Delhi, Gurgaon, and Ghaziabad.

articles by Vibha Sharma (465 results)
Sep 11, 2018 02:10
The union ministry for housing and urban affairs allocated Rs 35 crore each to the north, south and east Delhi municipal corporations. Civic officials said the fund would be used to buy water sprinklers, plant saplings and shrubs and build vertical gardens... read more
Sep 10, 2018 03:19
The north and south civic corporations have decided to come up with a proposal that makes it mandatory for restaurants in their jurisdiction to put up boards specifying if they are serving halal or ‘jhatka’ meat read more
Sep 05, 2018 02:46
Work on the 1.6-km-long flyover, which starts near St Stephen’s Hospital and runs till Filmistan Cinema, started in 2008. read more
Sep 04, 2018 00:27
The Delhi government’s veterinary department says the sanitation department officials are finding it hard to catch the offenders because most people walk with their pets early in the morning or late at night when the staff members are not in field. read more
Sep 02, 2018 07:20
The ban on the thin carry-bags was announced in August, 2017 by the National Green Tribunal, which ordered government and civic agencies to ensure strict implementation. read more
Sep 01, 2018 03:59
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation ‘s amnesty scheme for shopkeepers to regularise chabutras comes with a cost of twice the circle rate. read more
Aug 31, 2018 07:33
Two persons died when the Ghazipur landfill caved in last year. It’s now 65 metres tall, when the prescribed limit is 20 metres. read more
Aug 25, 2018 02:59
On Thursday, SDMC had issued detailed guidelines for regularisation of commercial units in local markets in a move aimed at starting the process of desealing 921 shops in localities such as Hauz Khas, Defence Colony, Greater Kailash and Green Park, among... read more
Aug 24, 2018 02:02
The guidelines issued by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation to regularise commercial units in local markets will not bring any relief to shopkeepers in Amar Colony, Meharchand and Chattarpur marble markets as the new guidelines would apply only to... read more
Aug 24, 2018 01:43
Apart from south Delhi, sealing was also carried out by the east and north corporations, which conducted similar drives. read more
Aug 23, 2018 03:15
The workshop is being organised in light of reports of increasing illegal constructions at these heritage buildings. Some of the matters related to unauthorised construction at these properties are being heard by the Delhi high court. read more
Aug 22, 2018 03:13
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) said it has collected 364.8 metric tonne of non-recyclable multi-layered plastic such as tobacco sachets and chips wrappers, which can’t be recycled, as part of a targeted collection drive in the last nine... read more
Aug 22, 2018 02:15
SDMC mayor Narendra Chawla said despite the relatively low number of malaria cases this year, the civic agency is expecting the number cases to increase from last year due to the stronger than usual monsoon. read more
Aug 21, 2018 04:43
Till August 14, the South and North Delhi municipal corporations jointly increased their tax collection by Rs 119.33 crore and added over 56,000 new tax payers to their records. The SDMC now has 20,000 new taxpayers and is aiming to increase the number... read more
Aug 21, 2018 04:24
The DDA-311 app was launched as a part of an action plan prepared by the special task force (STF) to deal with illegal construction and encroachments in Delhi. The plan was submitted to the Supreme Court on May 15. read more