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Delhi govt on course to remove mountains of garbage: CM Kejriwal

Delhi is sitting on around 27 million tonne of waste across three landfills at Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla

Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during his visit to Bhalswa landfill in Delhi on Saturday. (Raj K Raj/ HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 04:32 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Making sanitation everybody’s business

Swachhata Hi Seva is a call to citizens to actively engage in shramdaan through voluntary activities aimed at fostering a sense of shared responsibility

At the heart of the campaign is an unwavering emphasis on visual cleanliness, extending to the welfare of safai mitras. (HT Archive)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 09:56 PM IST

BMC to take stringent measures to reduce air pollution at construction sites

The development plan department of the BMC has issued a circular outlining an air pollution mitigation plan for construction sites in Mumbai. The plan includes measures such as erecting dust- or wind-breaking sheets, covering floors and scaffolding, and regular cleaning. It also prohibits dumping of construction material and debris on roads and footpaths, and mandates the use of dust extraction systems and appropriate air pollution control technology. However, activists have called for stricter enforcement of the plan and citizen engagement.

Mumbai...23rd March 2011... An under construction RNA building site near Ram mandir road Goregaon - HT Photo by Puneet Chandhok (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Sep 26, 2023 12:38 AM IST

G Noida authority inks pact with HCL Foundation to make city garbage-free

The Greater Noida authority has signed a three-year agreement with HCL Foundation to work on waste management and keep the city clean. A command-and-control centre will be established under the initiative, with a focus on educating residents about proper waste disposal. The aim is to make Greater Noida a cleaner and greener city within the next three years. HCL Foundation will also develop a model village with better sanitation and access to clean drinking water.

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Updated on Sep 16, 2023 05:03 PM IST
ByHT Correspomdent, Greater Noida

Activists say leachate leaking from Bandhwari landfill in Gurugram

Villagers on Monday said the foul smelling leachate has started polluting aquifers, leaving them with no clean source for drinking water

Bandhwari village is one of the largest in the district with a population of around 15,000 and the lives of its people have been impacted adversely owing to the large-scale garbage dumping. (HT Archive)
Published on Sep 12, 2023 12:17 AM IST
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