The company will continue to meet its obligations till February 4, after which the MC will be on its own
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 11:03 PM IST
Civic body set to miss the October-31 deadline set by NGT to start segregated collection
Published on Oct 20, 2020 12:05 AM IST
Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
Punjab’s SBS Nagar retains first rank as cleanest city in North India in under 50,000 population category
For second year in a row, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar clinches top spot with 5145.17 points
Published on Aug 20, 2020 05:55 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh |HT Correspondent
Four days after cabinet minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu’s purported video clip caused uproar in assembly session, the area residents who had hosted the mohalla meet submitted a letter to mayor Balkar Singh Sandhu claiming that the video was edited to change the context.
Published on Mar 05, 2020 11:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
Only recently, the MC House had rejected the concept of SPV for maintenance
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 01:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Hillary Victor, Mohali
A monitoring committee formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has decided to penalise civic bodies that fail to adhere the solid waste management rules by March 31. The committee also directed officials to install GPS system on garbage collection vehicles.
Published on Feb 05, 2020 09:37 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Fatehgarh Sahib | HT Correspondent, Fatehgarh Sahib
Chandigarh Smart City Limited allots work to Hyderabad-based firm that will execute project in multiple phases over 18 months
Published on Jan 28, 2020 12:54 AM IST
Published on Jan 23, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Punjab | HT Correspondent
After embarrassing drop to 20th position in 2019 rankings, city achieves 11th and 27th ranks in first two quarterly league rounds for next edition
Updated on Jan 01, 2020 12:45 AM IST
HindstanTimes, Chandigarh | Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
Punjab governor and UT administrator VP Singh Badnore inaugurated the long-awaited mining of legacy waste and land recovery project at Dadumajra here on Friday. The work of bio-mining is slated to be complete within 18 months from the date of start by M/s SMS Limited, Nagpur.
Updated on Dec 21, 2019 01:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
Penalty introduced for failing to segregate waste and littering; implementation soon, says mayor
Updated on Oct 12, 2019 12:57 AM IST
Hillary Victor, Mohali
Littering in public places in Zirakpur will now invite a fine of ₹5,000, while defecating in the open will cost ₹500. In its August House meeting, the Zirakpur Municipal Council (MC) had approved the fines and new rates for garbage collection, which got final clearance from the local bodies department on Thursday.
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 01:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Zirakpur | HT Correspondent, Zirakpur
The meeting also discussed a host of other issues, including the cleaning of rainwater harvesting pits ahead of the monsoon season, transplantation of saplings to green belts, and the taking over the upkeep of the master roads, among others.
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 07:56 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | Kartik Kumar
The report was released by NGO Praja Foundation Thursday at a press conference in Delhi. The Mumbai-based non-partisan, voluntary organisation annually brings out a report on the state of civic amenities in the city.
Updated on Jun 21, 2019 05:41 AM IST
New Delhi | HT Correspondent
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) Sunday began a campaign to sensitise people regarding the new Solid Waste Management (SWM) Bylaws of Delhi in its three designated ‘Model Wards’ for garbage disposal — Janakpuri South, Andrews Ganj and RK Puram.
Published on May 20, 2019 07:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Baishali Adak
In the three villages — Baslambi, Birhera and Faridpur — the administration is struggling to collect a fee of ₹30 from households for waste collection and in maintaining regularity of door-to-door garbage collection.
Published on May 15, 2019 05:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram |Archana Mishra
As per a recent order by the JMC, these engineers are placed to specifically monitor the garbage lifting work carried out by BVG India Limited, the agency assigned for carrying out door-to-door garbage collection in the city.
Published on May 13, 2019 02:24 PM IST
“No drinking water connection has been provided to the villages. No garbage collection takes place and sewage overflow is a perennial issue,” said Rampal Singh, a landowner from Dhana.
Published on Apr 28, 2019 01:02 AM IST
A total of 425 urban local bodies from across the country had participated in this year’s Swachh Survekshan. Ghaziabad has improved a lot as is evident from its ranking from last year, when the city had the 351st position nationally.
Updated on Mar 07, 2019 04:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | Peeyush Khandelwal
Though TMC has ambitious plans for solid waste management, they are merely on paper; it still doesn’t have a dumping ground
Published on Mar 07, 2019 12:38 AM IST
Hindustan Times | , ThaneMegha Pol and Priyanka Dhomse
According to authority officials, at least 167 vehicles will be used to collect garbage from residential colonies, high rises, markets, hotels, malls and other places.
Published on Mar 04, 2019 02:55 AM IST
Noida | HT Correspondent
The private company given contract for garbage collection is supposed to cover all localities in Noida within a year and is expected to extend the garbage collection services to all residential areas in the city in the next two months.
Published on Jan 25, 2019 03:36 PM IST
Accepting the disturbance in the waste collection due to the elections, the new mayor, Vishnu Dutt Sharma (Lata) said that the team which previously worked for 12 hours will now be working for 18 hours in order to improve the situation.
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 04:03 PM IST
At least 60 tonnes of garbage is generated by the Wagholi residents every day and 16 tonnes of garbage is expected to be processed on a scientific basis as a pilot-run during the first phase.
Updated on Jan 07, 2019 03:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nadeem Inamdar
More than 300 tonnes of garbage has been excavated from the slopes of the tunnel since the second week of September.
Updated on Sep 30, 2018 12:28 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Megha Pol, Thane
Additional solicitor general Pinky Anand, appearing for the lieutenant-governor, submitted names of the proposed members of the committee before a bench of Justice MB Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta.
Published on Aug 28, 2018 05:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
According to her family, the incident took place when the woman, identified as one Najma, was sleeping in the verandah outside their rented accommodation.
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 07:16 AM IST
With waste segregation at household level a failure and only about 40% garbage being processed, Chandigarh scores low as compared to Indore, Bhopal.
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 01:41 PM IST
Brand audit covered Bavdhan, Kothrud and Garware bridge areas betwwn May 16 and May 20
Updated on Jun 05, 2018 04:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Prachi Bari
Topic of the week:A Hindustan Times investigation has revealed the blatant theft of lakhs of litres of municipal water, not just from the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) water tanker filling stations, but also from pipe-lines punctured. Water tankers are holding several residential colonies to ransom over this essential commodity which is a basic right. What must be done to rid the city of the water mafia? Write to us.
Updated on May 27, 2018 03:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | HT Correspondent