By Subhash Pathak | Hindustan Times, Patna
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:54 AM IST
A senior officer of the agriculture department, familiar with the matter, said that the state government has approved 17 farm implements, against 81 last year, on which farmers would be given subsidy.
By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 11:03 PM IST
The company will continue to meet its obligations till February 4, after which the MC will be on its own
By Siddharth Gadkari | Hindustan Times, Pune, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 04:55 PM IST
The money will be mainly spent on amenities like water, road, sewage and solid waste management, to create basic facilities which residents of these 23 areas residents want badly
By Namrata Devikar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 05:44 PM IST
The audit was a part of a global initiative by Break Free From Plastic to identify producers of plastic waste
By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2020 01:18 AM IST
Expecting a rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine early next year, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in the blueprint of its immunisation process aims to vaccinate around 1 crore Mumbaiites within a month in the first phase.
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 11:28 PM IST
The war against waste can only be won if segregation at household level is implemented with strict penalties, collectors are allowed to profit from recycling garbage and the residents cooperate with RWAs to ensure minimum waste generation in their sectors
By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja | Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2020 04:25 PM IST
Vagamon, a British era plantation town in highrange Idukki district in central Kerala, has now got five check posts at all its entry points under an innovative initiative of the state-run Haritha Keralam (Green Kerala) Mission.
By Mallika Bhagat | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 06:32 AM IST
A group of environmentally conscious mothers have joined hands to raise their voice against air pollution and fight for the right to breath clean air.
By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2020 12:05 AM IST
Civic body set to miss the October-31 deadline set by NGT to start segregated collection
By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2020 08:07 PM IST
Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Babul Supriyo said Rs 49.65 crore, Rs 39.49 crore and Rs 53.18 crore have been spent for implementing this scheme during financial years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20, respectively.
By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury | Jammu and Kashmir
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2020 08:08 PM IST
Other professors have appreciated the concept and said that this method of gardening would send the message of resource conservation, waste management, and encourage eco-friendly attitudes among the students.
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 06:30 PM IST
They have leveraged technology for holistic plastic material recovery framework across more than 33,000 households in Mumbai.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 11:02 PM IST
Tricity municipal corporations should take the initiative to curb wasteful expenditure and use the money to streamline the waste management system and engage the public and RWAs in maintaining cleanliness in their areas, say readers
Expedite work on solid waste management or bank guarantees will be deducted from salaries: Ludhiana MC chief to staff
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 08:57 PM IST
Officials say even if segregated waste is collected by the waste collectors, there are no secondary dumping points to dispose of the waste separately
Uttarakhand govt starts process of setting up six plants for generating electricity from solid waste
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Dehradun
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 04:41 PM IST
As per the records of the pollution control board, around 300 megawatts of electricity can be generated from the waste generated in the state.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 02:32 PM IST
Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the programme online at ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in on or before August 16, 2020.
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 01:41 PM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed an ugly reality: Migrant labourers live in slums and informal/unauthorised colonies that are congested, lack basic sanitation and water services, ventilation and green spaces. As a result, they are at a far greater risk of contracting the virus, along with other illnesses.
By Mehul R Thakkar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 03:08 AM IST
The first case in Dharavi was reported on April 1, after which the cases crossed the 100 mark on April 17, 200 mark on April 24, 250 cases on April 26 and 300 cases on April 28. The toll doubled from 10 deaths by April 17 to 20 deaths as of May 3.
By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 04:58 AM IST
Just two types of activities—construction (on individual land) and sanitation works—are earmarked for 69% of the total work under MGNREGS for this financial year, government data has shown.
By Prachi Bari | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 10:47 AM IST
“With few people on the road, garbage throwing has also gone down to almost nil,” Dyaneshwar Molak, head of the Solid Waste Management (SWM), Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) said.
By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 07:45 PM IST
By Amitabh Kant and Richa Rashmi
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 08:27 AM IST
Ensure hygiene, use digital infra, restrict mobility, ration health care systems, and a maintain supply of essentials
By Vivek Gupta | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2020 01:03 AM IST
Writes to ward representatives, says they must monitor the process on Saturday, Sunday
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mansa, Mansa
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 10:26 PM IST
The team included senior NGT member and former Punjab chief secretary S C Aggarwal, technical expert Babu Ram and Punjab Municipal Infrastructure Development Council mission director Pooran Singh.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 07:36 PM IST
Manual monitors require at least 104 days of monitoring. But an assessment by a New Delhi-based thinktank of the latest available manual data for all cities shows that as much as 73% of monitoring stations do not meet this requirement
By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 05:53 PM IST
Markets are known to be among the dirtiest and most crowded places in any city and such a clean initiative taken in Indore has wowed Anand Mahindra.
By Reuters | PAREPARE, Indonesia
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 11:13 AM IST
Many parts of Indonesia suffer from having little in the way of organised public services to deal with trash, with plastic waste in particular often ending in rivers or in the oceans.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Fatehgarh Sahib, Fatehgarh Sahib
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 09:37 PM IST
By Varun Gandhi
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 07:14 PM IST
Shift to a co-benefits approach. This can enable greater energy access, better waste management, and cleaner air
By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 07:37 PM IST
The Swachh Bharat Mission was allotted Rs 9,638 crore in the revised estimate in FY2019-20. Presenting India’s first general budget in the new decade, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman allotted Rs 12,294 crore for the programme, a hike of 27.5%.