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Urban planners, environmental researchers and activists said CPWD had already tweaked its Central Vista proposal several times.(PTI File Photo)

Central Vista green approval: Consolidated plan submitted

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi & Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2020 04:08 AM IST
The new Parliament building, which has already been granted environmental clearance (this is being challenged in the Supreme Court), the New India garden, the underground transit, the PM’s office were all part of the central vista redevelopment project.
The second phase of the project will include the demolition of dozens of office buildings.(Special arrangement with HT)
The second phase of the project will include the demolition of dozens of office buildings.(Special arrangement with HT)

Govt narrows on five firms for the next phase of the Central Vista redevelopment project

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 07:03 AM IST
According to officials aware of the development, the five firms — Tata Projects Limited, Shapoorji Pallonji Group, ITD Cementation, NCC limited and PSP Projects limited — submitted their technical bids on Monday.
People flout social distancing norms at Lucknow’s busy marketplace of Aminabad on November 29.(HT file photo)
People flout social distancing norms at Lucknow’s busy marketplace of Aminabad on November 29.(HT file photo)

How to minimise Covid-19 spread risk at market places: Health ministry issues revised SOPs

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rhythma Kaul
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 09:08 AM IST
Shop owners, employees and visitors living in containment zones shall not be allowed entry into marketplaces, say the SOPs which also suggest incentives for those shopping during non-peak hours
The total built-up space at the two locations is 93,000 sqm---44,000 sqm at KG Marg and 49,000 sqm at Africa Avenue.(HT file photo)
The total built-up space at the two locations is 93,000 sqm---44,000 sqm at KG Marg and 49,000 sqm at Africa Avenue.(HT file photo)

CPWD constructs new office spaces to shift offices from Central Vista

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 01:41 PM IST
The plots south of South Block and north of North Block will be used to construct the residences of the Prime Minister and Vice-President of India, respectively, according to the Central Vista redevelopment plan
A view of the Rajpath area covered with the thick layer of smog as the air quality deteriorates due to air pollution, in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
A view of the Rajpath area covered with the thick layer of smog as the air quality deteriorates due to air pollution, in New Delhi on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Delhi wakes up to ‘very poor’ quality air, likely to deteriorate further and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2020 08:57 AM IST
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Design of the Parliament building with the emblem. (Photo by special arrangement)
Design of the Parliament building with the emblem. (Photo by special arrangement)

Tatas’ bid puts them in front to bag new Parliament building contract

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 06:18 PM IST
Tata Projects Ltd has quoted a figure of Rs 861.90 crore and Larsen and Toubro Ltd has quoted its bid of Rs 865 crore for constructing the new Parliament complex.
The current design envisages a new triangular Parliament building next to the existing complex. Source from Anisha Dutta HT.
The current design envisages a new triangular Parliament building next to the existing complex. Source from Anisha Dutta HT.

Central vista project: 7 firms in race to build new Parliament

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 03:02 AM IST
The Central Public Works Department (CPWD) had invited pre-qualification bids in a two-bid system to construct the new Parliament building adjacent to the current Parliament building.
The court’s order came while hearing a plea which had claimed that the government flats at north east Delhi’s Sanjay Basti have been encroached upon since 1977 after they were ordered to be re-constructed owing to their dilapidated condition due to the floods in Yamuna.(HT FILE)
The court’s order came while hearing a plea which had claimed that the government flats at north east Delhi’s Sanjay Basti have been encroached upon since 1977 after they were ordered to be re-constructed owing to their dilapidated condition due to the floods in Yamuna.(HT FILE)

Delhi HC slams CPWD over squatters at government housing colony

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 08:09 AM IST
It ordered that departmental enquiry be initiated against the erring CPWD officials and directed the ministry to file an affidavit indicating the action taken before the next date of hearing on August 30.
The ‘5, Ashoka Road’ bungalow in Lutyens’ Delhi - a popular wedding venue - will soon undergo a soundproofing exercise after neighbours complained of noise pollution.(Facebook)
The ‘5, Ashoka Road’ bungalow in Lutyens’ Delhi - a popular wedding venue - will soon undergo a soundproofing exercise after neighbours complained of noise pollution.(Facebook)

5, Ashoka Road bungalow to be made soundproof after noise pollution complaints

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2019 02:42 PM IST
As per the CPWD’s plan, sheds will be installed in the open area of the bungalow and a designated place earmarked for DJ sets and diesel generators so as to contain noise pollution.
People hold placards against the plan to cut more than 16,000 trees at Sarojini Nagar in New Delhi on June 24, 2018. (Sonu Mehta/HT archive)
People hold placards against the plan to cut more than 16,000 trees at Sarojini Nagar in New Delhi on June 24, 2018. (Sonu Mehta/HT archive)

Plan to translocate trees paves way for 3 housing projects in South Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2019 07:35 AM IST
The petition has also contends that the cumulative impact of redevelopment of colonies has not been assessed in the environmental impact assessment process, despite being a “single” urban development project.
Within 24 hours of inauguration, part of(HT Photo)
Within 24 hours of inauguration, part of(HT Photo)

Within 24 hours of inauguration, part of underpass service road caves in

New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 01:54 AM IST
Officials of the Central Public Works Department (CPWD), which built the facility, said the portion was covered temporarily with fillings as work to lay a pipeline underneath the road was yet to be carried out.
The ministry of urban development expects an allocation of around Rs 48,000 crore over its previous revised budget estimate of Rs 42,965 crore in 2018-19, officials aware of the development said.(PTI/File Photo)
The ministry of urban development expects an allocation of around Rs 48,000 crore over its previous revised budget estimate of Rs 42,965 crore in 2018-19, officials aware of the development said.(PTI/File Photo)

Urban development ministry may get 11% fund raise

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2019 08:28 AM IST
The ministry of urban development is likely to get an 11% increase of in funds allocation in the upcoming budget, which would be presented on February 1 and would be the last during the National Democratic Alliance government’s tenure.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate a solar-powered memorial to the 1930 protest march Mahatma Gandhi led against British monopoly over salt in Gujarat’s coastal village of Dandi on Gandhi’s 71st death anniversary on January 30.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would inaugurate a solar-powered memorial to the 1930 protest march Mahatma Gandhi led against British monopoly over salt in Gujarat’s coastal village of Dandi on Gandhi’s 71st death anniversary on January 30.(PTI)

PM Modi to launch solar-powered Dandi march memorial on January 30

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vanita Srivastava
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 07:35 AM IST
IIT-Bombay was assigned the task of designing, coordinating and implementing the project under the Central Public Works Department’s supervision.
Last year, Indian and Chinese troops engaged in a face-off at the Doklam tri-junction after the neighbouring country begun building a road in the area.(AFP/File Photo)
Last year, Indian and Chinese troops engaged in a face-off at the Doklam tri-junction after the neighbouring country begun building a road in the area.(AFP/File Photo)

Govt to construct 44 ‘strategic roads’ along India-China border

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2019 05:18 PM IST
The government will construct 44 strategic roads along the border with China and over 2,100 km of axial and lateral roads in Punjab and Rajasthan, abutting Pakistan, a CPWD document shows.
The work was originally scheduled to be completed last week, a senior CPWD official said.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
The work was originally scheduled to be completed last week, a senior CPWD official said.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)

Road work slows traffic around Delhi’s India Gate

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2018 02:24 AM IST
The Central Public Works Department, which scraped off the top layer of asphalt on the 200-metre-long stretch between Akbar Road and Ashoka Road, has been struggling to complete the work due to intermittent rain the past week.
The Ashoka tree at Rajghat.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The Ashoka tree at Rajghat.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Delhi HC asks CPWD to provide list of trees planted by dignitaries at Rajghat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 03:40 PM IST
The court’s order came while hearing a plea filed by Shyam Narayan Chouksey, who alleged that Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial was not being properly maintained and asked about the number of trees planted and whether they are alive.
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