PWD

  • Najeeb Jung reviews Delhi's preparedness for the monsoons 16-04-2014 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday reviewed Delhi's preparedness for the monsoon and issued instructions that all work pertaining to de-silting of drains must be completed by May 15. "The preparations for monsoon must start much in advance so that the government is ready in all respects...
  • UP government chargesheet to PWD Secretary for bad road 24-03-2014 10:39 PM

    Taking a strong view of bad shape of Delhi-Yumonotri Road in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued charge sheet to Principal Secretary, PWD and Director UP State Highway Development Authority. The government has also ordered suspension of other officials concerned, an official spokesman said. Orders for repairing the...
  • Arvind Kejriwal yet to vacate CM's bungalow, PWD scared to send notice 07-03-2014 12:00 AM

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who has batted for honesty and integrity in public life, has not vacated his official bungalow C-II/23 at Tilak Lane despite the completion of the 15-day grace period. According to Delhi Secretariat sources, PWD has not sent a notice to Kejriwal for...
  • BRO to undertake repair, reconstruction of Char Dham roads 30-01-2014 02:17 PM

    Char Dham roads damaged extensively in the mid-June deluge in Uttarakhand last year will be constructed and maintained by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), official sources said in Dehradun on Thursday. The state government's proposal in this regard got the Centre's nod on Wednesday after it expressed its inability to...
  • Karnataka government moves to crack down on sand mafia 21-11-2013 06:49 PM

    Karnataka government on Thursday decided to bring in comprehensive amendments to the mineral concession rules to crack down on the sand mafia and making its illegal mining and transportation a cognisable offence. The state Cabinet, under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, decided to constitute sand monitoring committees at district...
  • Delhi BJP demands sacking of PWD minister 13-09-2013 10:53 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP Friday demanded removal of PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chouhan after the Lokayukta sought a review of a decision by the President rejecting its recommendation that he be sacked for misconduct of "grave nature". Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin in a communication Thursday had requested Mukherjee to review...
  • Delhi HC seeks action by civic authorities on water logging 24-07-2013 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has slammed the city civic agencies for massive water logging in the city during the recent rains. The court has ordered the concerned commissioners and secretary of urban development department to take immediate action and report to the court. The Municipal Corporations, the NDMC...
  • Watch: Potholed roads a recurring phenomena in Delhi 11-07-2013 07:53 PM

    Potholed roads is a recurring phenomena even in the national capital. Every year after the monsoon several roads in Delhi tend to cave in and cause huge potholes. CNN-IBN came across a 28-feet wide pothole in east Delhi. The entire road had caved in and that was not the only...
  • Sukhbir Singh Badal approves revised Amritsar Master Plan 15-06-2013 02:08 AM

    Amritsar: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday approved the revised City Master Plan that aims to transform Amritsar into a world class city. Badal made a detailed review of all projects after he was given presentations by PWD, Municipal Corporation, Water Supply and Sanitation, Tourism and other...
  • Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit launches road corridor project 02-06-2013 12:41 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday launched a Rs 422 crore road corridor project in Mukarba Chowk area of North-West Delhi. To be constructed on Outer Ring Road, the corridor will link the crowded Madhuban Chowk with Mukarba Chowk area. The project is part of a 20...
  • Chennai reservoirs 90% full: PWD 29-11-2011 08:33 AM

    CHENNAI: Reservoirs in Chennai are almost full due to heavy rains across the state. Sources in the Public Works Department (PWD) said that the water would be sufficient to meet Chennais drinking water requirementsfor the next nine months. Highly-placed sources in the department told City Express that the Poondi, Cholavaram,...
  • CWG projects of Delhi govt under CBI scrutiny 08-06-2011 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: Six CWG infrastructure projects, implemented by the Delhi Government's Public Works Department, are under scanner of CBI. A senior PWD official said the investigating agency has collected documents relating to all these projects from the agency and sought other details relating to them. PWD Director (Works) Sudhir Kumar...
  • Delhi zoo water not fit for consumption 01-06-2011 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: A year after nearly 20 blackbucks died in the Delhi zoo because of contaminated water, little has been done. A study by the central pollution control board reveals that the water in the zoo remains contaminated. The report found high levels of dissolved solids - upto 16 times...
  • CWG: FIR against PWD in Barapullah project 30-04-2011 11:23 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI on Saturday registered a case against some officials of the Public Works Department(PWD) and a few firms in connection with alleged irregularities in the project for construction of the Rs 620 crore Barapullah Nullah flyover for the Commonwealth Games. A CBI spokesperson gave this information in...
  • Delhi PWD Minister likely to be sacked 02-03-2011 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday and is believed to have told her to remove PWD Minister Rajkumar Chauhan. The Lokayukta has recommended Chauhan's removal for interfering in a tax raid at a South Delhi resort in 2010. Lokayukta Justice Manmohan Sarin's...
  • Citizen Journalist: Surat ex-Mayor takes on PWD 08-02-2011 09:19 AM

    Kanubhai Mawani, a former Mayor of Surat forced a corrupt PwD official to return the bribe. ...
  • Army to rebuild collapsed footbridge at stadium 25-09-2010 09:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has asked the Army to build a foot overbridge outside the flagship Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to replace the one that collapsed on Tuesday. The Army will begin laying the temporary structure today and is expected to deliver the bridge within 5 days. That's not all...
  • RTI activist seeks details, attacked 17-07-2010 11:59 AM

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  • Watch:Technology to the rescue for Delhi's potholed roads 16-09-2009 02:56 PM

    Is new technology or better transprency the right answer for potholes problem? ...