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Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) is a success and the focus will continue in efforts to sustain the behavioural change achieved in sanitation(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

The Green Budget has a vision for a healthier India

By Naina Lal Kidwai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 08:08 AM IST
Now, focus on operations and maintenance, with the goal to set a high benchmark in water, sanitation and energy.
The officials said that other than horticulture work (softscaping), the project also includes hardscaping (stone work on footpaths), pedestrian lighting and surface touching.(Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ HT file photo)
The officials said that other than horticulture work (softscaping), the project also includes hardscaping (stone work on footpaths), pedestrian lighting and surface touching.(Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ HT file photo)

To beat dust pollution, Delhi begins greening its roads

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 08:12 AM IST
The project is a part of the Delhi government’s Green Budget initiative. Only those roads which are wider than 100 feet will be taken up for beautification.
The cabinet, chaired by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, also cleared subsidies up to Rs 1 lakh to industries which switch to piped natural gas.(PTI photo)
The cabinet, chaired by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, also cleared subsidies up to Rs 1 lakh to industries which switch to piped natural gas.(PTI photo)

Delhi govt approves subsidy for eateries, industries that switch to eco-friendly fuel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 02:26 AM IST
Both the decisions, aimed at reducing pollution levels in the city, were first announced in this year’s ‘Green Budget’ presented as part of Delhi’s 2018-19 budget by finance minister Manish Sisodia in the Vidhan Sabha in March.
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday presented the government’s report card by highlighting the targets met by 14 of its 34 departments for a period of nine months from April to December, 2017.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday presented the government’s report card by highlighting the targets met by 14 of its 34 departments for a period of nine months from April to December, 2017.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)

Delhi govt presents Rs 53,000 crore budget, Sisodia says it follows ‘trickle up’ economics

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2018 01:38 PM IST
This is the first “Green budget” of the government for effective containment of pollution in the city, the deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said in the budget session of the Assembly.
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