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.
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) said it will be raising a “second generation” of plants, which in future could replace the nearly century-old “heritage trees” — mainly neem and pilkhan — on the verge of collapse in Lutyens’ Delhi. read more
The North Delhi Municipal Corporation decided to initiate the sealing drive after September 29 in the light of an EPCA circular recommending that polluting units be made to use only select fuels approved and notified by the Delhi government. read more
The north Delhi municipal agency has financed the project from funds received under the Centre’s Swachhta Mission. It targets the beautification of 26 markets, 207 primary schools, 60 roads, five historical structures and two flyovers in the next three... read more
In last seven years, the North corporation had sealed 127 of the 1,284 illegal towers for not complying with the rules of the Tower Policy, 2010, such as not obtaining structural safety certificate from the corporation. read more
The tests, conducted by NDMC in the last six months, have shown the presence of element such as Escherichia coli (also known as E.coli,) bacteria, which can lead to diarrhea and absence of chlorine. read more
The sensors installed by NDMC in August 2017 at busy surface parking lots in and around Connaught Place and other parts of central Delhi were supposed to tell drivers how many slots were vacant in a specific parking lot. read more