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Residents of East Kidwai Nagar say the ongoing construction may be responsible for creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes.(HT Photo)

Delhi’s East Kidwai Nagar facing local dengue outbreak, 40 cases reported in 3 weeks

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2019 01:18 PM IST
Delhi confirmed 177 cases in the week ending October 19, the highest in a single week this year, taking the total number of cases to 644. There have been no dengue deaths in 2019.
To this, the court sought to know about the traffic and parking management, which would be burdened once the commercial complex is opened by the NBCC.(HT Photo)
To this, the court sought to know about the traffic and parking management, which would be burdened once the commercial complex is opened by the NBCC.(HT Photo)

Delhi high court wants IIT teacher’s help in examining East Kidwai Nagar project

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON MAY 16, 2019 06:41 AM IST
The professor, Geetam Tiwari, had prepared the traffic assessment report of East Kidwai Nagar on the court’s direction last year.
The Delhi High Court Thursday pulled up the Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (Planning and Engineering) Centre (UTTIPEC) for not conducting any empirical study to manage the traffic in and around the East Kidwai Nagar redevelopment project and giving clearance to the project “without any application of mind”.
The Delhi High Court Thursday pulled up the Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (Planning and Engineering) Centre (UTTIPEC) for not conducting any empirical study to manage the traffic in and around the East Kidwai Nagar redevelopment project and giving clearance to the project “without any application of mind”.

East Kidwai Nagar revamp gets court rap over hasty nod

New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 07:09 AM IST
Justice Vibhu Bakhru said it does not want to examine the project but wants a satisfactory reply from UTTIPEC on three key issues: parking, traffic management plan and Master Plan of Delhi-2021 (MPD-2021) used while planning the project.
A view of the multi-storey housing project in New Delhi’s East Kidwai Nagar project meant for government workers.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File)
A view of the multi-storey housing project in New Delhi’s East Kidwai Nagar project meant for government workers.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File)

Another survey suggested to assess traffic load in East Kidwai Nagar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2019 12:43 PM IST
The suggestion came while the Delhi high court was hearing pleas alleging that the plan for the East Kidwai Nagar project, meant for the government officials, was done without considering environmental implications, road space, or rights of residents.
The Delhi high court had on August 22 stayed the NBCC from handing over possession of commercial space in East Kidwai Nagar.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi high court had on August 22 stayed the NBCC from handing over possession of commercial space in East Kidwai Nagar.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Can’t stay East Kidwai Nagar project in entirety, says Delhi high court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2018 02:05 PM IST
The Delhi HC was hearing a petition filed in 2014 alleging that the plan for the East Kidwai Nagar project, meant to provide accommodations to government officials, was done without considering the environmental implications, road space, or rights of residents.
A view of the under-construction site, at East Kidwai Nagar, in New Delhi. Seven government colonies in south and central Delhi are being redeveloped.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A view of the under-construction site, at East Kidwai Nagar, in New Delhi. Seven government colonies in south and central Delhi are being redeveloped.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Must learn lessons from East Kidwai Nagar project, say experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2018 12:42 PM IST
The Delhi high court had recently ordered Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure (Planning and Engineering) Centre to suggest “corrective measures” and consider scaling down the occupancy at East Kidwai Nagar. The order was based on the report on traffic circulation assessment by Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi.
A view of NBCC flats made for government servants at NBCC office, East Kidwai Nagar in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A view of NBCC flats made for government servants at NBCC office, East Kidwai Nagar in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Can Delhi’s East Kidwai Nagar high-rise project be scaled down: High Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 07:54 AM IST
The high court’s ruling is the latest in a series of controversies surrounding the East Kidwai Nagar project, which was redeveloped to create 4,608 “dwelling units” in place of 2,440 old government houses.
The application contended that the project would increase the population density at least by double and block traffic around two hospitals — AIIMS and Safdarjung.(File Photo)
The application contended that the project would increase the population density at least by double and block traffic around two hospitals — AIIMS and Safdarjung.(File Photo)

Delhi high court restrains NBCC from handing over commercial space in East Kidwai Nagar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 01:46 AM IST
Putting an interim stay on allotment, Justice Vibhu Bhakru of Delhi high court observed that there was no clarity on how the requirement for water would be met and also sought to know whether adequate arrangements had been made to handle traffic in the area.
An activist sits on a tree log as he takes part in 'Delhi For Trees' campaign to save trees, at Netaji Nagar in New Delhi on Saturday, June 30, 2018.(PTI)
An activist sits on a tree log as he takes part in 'Delhi For Trees' campaign to save trees, at Netaji Nagar in New Delhi on Saturday, June 30, 2018.(PTI)

Delhi govt asks L-G to revoke nod to cut 2,276 trees at Netaji Nagar, Nauroji Nagar and East Kidwai Nagar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 12:52 PM IST
Delhi’s environment minister Imran Hussain gave a detailed status of trees at the sites where high-rise buildings meant for Central government employees are to be built.
The few trees seen in East Kidwai Nagar were withered with mounds of construction waste at their foot.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
The few trees seen in East Kidwai Nagar were withered with mounds of construction waste at their foot.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

At Delhi’s East Kidwai Nagar, ‘ornamental’ trees replace years-old ecosystem

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 06:57 PM IST
The housing project at East Kidwai Nagar will offer 4,608 units for central government employees against the 2,444 houses that previously existed here. It will also include office and commercial spaces.
The court rejected the contention of the convicts that there were no independent witnesses, saying it was not fatal to the prosecution’s case.(HT File Photo/Representative Image)
The court rejected the contention of the convicts that there were no independent witnesses, saying it was not fatal to the prosecution’s case.(HT File Photo/Representative Image)

Delhi court keeps thieves in jail for having ‘no fear of God’

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2018 03:25 PM IST
A magisterial court had sentenced two men to six-month imprisonment for stealing silver articles from a Sai Baba temple in East Kidwai Nagar in south east Delhi.
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