Articles by Paras Singh
The Delhi chief minister said the plant will help boost the Capital’s construction and demolition waste processing capacity
The work on the construction of the 2.7km long track itself along the periphery of Nehru Park in Chanakyapuri has been completed
These penalties include levies related to regularisation, conversion charges, one-time parking charges, and registration charges
Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the December 2023 deadline announced by him to clear the mound of garbage is likely to be missed
A senior municipal official overseeing the door-to-door survey said that 104 PG units have been earmarked
The agency will make use of network survey vehicles to map the current condition of its 1,440km arterial road network
Senior civic officials aware of the details said the Fantasy Kingdom park will be MCD’s first to showcase public art exhibits made out of glass.
The matter pertains to the development of 10,000-bed centre Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre & Hospital
Officials said that the revamp will include horticulture landscaping, musical fountains and lighting
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has started a survey of all paying guest accommodations in the Civil Lines zone after a fire broke out in a women's PG accommodation. MCD will focus on the norms of the Delhi Master Plan 2021 and the height of buildings during the survey. There are no specific norms for operating a PG facility in residential areas and the corporation does not issue PG licenses. MCD has said that if the height of the PG building is more than 9m and accommodates more than 20 people, a fire NOC is mandatory.
The system, which uses cashless and paperless transactions, will be deployed at 22 parking lots run by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi
An NDMC official said that the existing charging stations were installed primarily to cater to EVs of government departments and agencies
In 2015, Delhi logged 15,867 cases and 60 deaths in an unusual spike driven by a particularly virulent strain of the disease
The councillors, however, decided to postpone moves to levy a compensatory regulatory charge to clear building plans in south and east Delhi
There are 59,579 high pressure sodium lights and 31,381 LED lights on 1,440km roads in the Capital with an annual bill of ₹110 crore
The redevelopment, which will be done out in two phases, will be carried on the lines of a Chandni Chowk market
Drawing from the G20 Summit, the theme of this year’s India International Trade Fair will be “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam - United by Trade”
An MCD report dated July 31 notes that it has cleared 8,999,000 tonne of legacy waste — less than a third of the original 28,000,000 tonne.
Delhi's first engineered landfill site in Tehkhand is expected to be operational by the end of November. The site will be used for disposing of ashes and burnt material from waste-to-energy plants. The landfill has been developed in a scientific manner with measures to prevent contamination and has a capacity of 9.6 lakh tonnes of waste. It will be operational for approximately 7-8 years. The site is located next to the Tehkhand WtE plant, and ashes will be transferred directly from the plant to the landfill.
The new landfill sites will have deep pits and multiple layers to prevent contamination.
The Municipal Corporation of Delhi plans to hire a consultant for ₹62 crore to help mechanically clean and scrub 1,400km of arterial roads in the city. The consultant will be responsible for dividing the roads into zones, preparing estimates, finalising bids, and overseeing the project's implementation over the next 10 years. The project aims to achieve 100% wall-to-wall mechanical sweeping of roads and improve sanitation services in the city. The total expenditure over the next decade is estimated to be around ₹19,466 crore.
The contract of a private concessionaire tasked with collecting waste from neighbourhoods in central, south and southeast Delhi runs out in November
A hotel within Pragati Maidan complex will help minimise traffic disruptions and logistic challenges during large-scale events like the G20 Summit in the future
MCD data reveals that more than 50% of the sanctioned posts for gardeners are currently lying vacant
Arvinder Singh Lovely said that the conditions in which the party has to fight its battle, there is no scope for tussles
New Delhi plans to plant 200,000 tulip bulbs this winter, up from 123,000 last year, covering a larger area. The New Delhi Municipal Council has issued tenders to purchase bulbs from the Netherlands, but aims to eventually grow its own tulips to reduce costs.
Officials said the move will be crucial to help rid the Capital of its annual waterlogging woes during the monsoon
The project involves the construction of the three underpasses by Public Works Department (PWD) at a cost of ₹59.5 crore.
Xeriscaping is designed specifically for drought-prone areas or areas where water conservation is practised
Incessant rain in Delhi led to waterlogging across the city, including in parts of Lutyens’ Delhi designated for the G20 Summit. Over 800 workers were deployed to keep arterial roads clear for delegates. The New Delhi Municipal Council addressed 19 instances of waterlogging and received a total of 70 complaints. Other areas of the city, such as Narela and Mundka, also experienced heavy waterlogging. The Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory stating that traffic movement was affected on Rohtak Road due to waterlogging.