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Initiative Of Door-To-Door Waste Collection Signifies The Need Of Scientific Landfills In India Before Its Too Late

New Delhi: The door-to-door waste collection service which is in force in parts of Gurugram is likely to be extended to all wards by March 31, said the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) officials.

The service, which was started in December, is currently in force in 11 wards. But soon will likely to be extended to all the 34 wards by March 31.

To meet the desired goal of the initiative, residents are required to segregate dry and wet waste in different bags, so that the waste would subsequently be collected from their doorstep by sanitation workers.

Depending on their plot sizes, the residents will be charged anywhere between Rs. 50 and Rs. 100 for the door-to-door waste collection service.

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Finance Minister makes lucrative announcements for Benguluru ahead of Karnataka assembly polls

New Delhi : Keeping Karnataka assembly polls in mind, Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely, has made lucrative announcements for the state during his last budget speech in Parliament on Thursday.

“A sum of Rs 17000 crore has been allocated for expansion and enhancement of almost 160 km suburban metro network in Bengaluru”, Jaitely said while delivering his last budget speech for the fiscal year 2018 – 19.  The Finance Minister has also announced similar perks for Mumbai, the financial capital of India and one of the safe zones for the BJP Government.  “The Government has also planned to expand the rail networks and transport systems in Mumbai and suburban. With a cost of Rs 11000 crore, the government will add 90 km of tracks to Mumbal’s local train network in days to come”, the Finance Minister said.  

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UP Government Approves Projects Of Around Worth Rs 200 CroresFor Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad: Commuters may shortly be eased from heavy traffic snarls on GT Road in city as the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) gave a green signal for development a new bridge on Hindan River for free flow of traffic on the route.   

The proposal moved by officials for construction of a bridge on the river was cleared on January 30 after top officers including DrPrabhat Kumar, Commissioner, Meerut Division, and RituMaheshwari, Vice-Chairperson, GDA had discussed the projects with chief engineer in details. An estimated budget to the tune of Rs 20 crores was approved for the construction of a new bridge.

The development is expected to ensure the free flow of traffic on the busy route as it becomes a bottle neck over the river and causes frequent traffic jam. Other than this, the authority has approved development of a multi-level mechanized parking for cars in the city. It will be developed with an estimated cost of Rs 20 crores and will have capacity to accommodate 2000 cars in one go.

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Noida Metro Plans One City One Card, A Multi-Purpose Fare-Card, For Commuters

Noida: It is a fare-card that would take care of both the metro rides and cash withdrawal from ATMs. Once introduced, this card will fetch glory for Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) as no other existing metro network in the country has brought such a convenient multi-purpose facility for their commuters.

With a tentative date for beginning of metro train on 30km long aqua line between Noida and Greater Noida announced, NMRC decided to introduce one city one card with the throwing open metro operation for public on this route.

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UP Govt To Bring Policy To Eliminate Single-Point Electric Supply To High-Rise Apartments

Noida: Consumers at high-rise apartments in Uttar Pradesh will now breathe a sigh of relief as the state government is planning introduce a new policy which is expected to remove anomaly in electric supply chain to high-rise apartments and end erratic billings.

Shrikant Sharma, minister of power in Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday told that the government will soon announce the policy through which the current practices, which was brought by his predecessors, would be phased out. He said that the state power regulatory commission is discussing over the draft policy and it would be finalised shortly.