PWD

  • Delhi: PWD to launch online booking of community centres for weddings 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Public Works Department is all set to launch an online system for booking its community centres and parks for marriage functions and other events. The department has started trial run of the online booking project and is removing all hurdles coming in the way of implementing it....
  • Delhi: New RTR flyover, related projects appear well thought-out, says HC October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that Public Works Department (PWD)'s "macro" project which includes construction of a three-lane flyover parallel to the existing one at Rao Tula Ram Marg for easing traffic congestion in the area appears to be "well thought-out". A bench of justices Badar...
  • Mumbai: HC seeks PWD's views on PIL about preventing Sea Link suicides September 30, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the public works department of Maharashtra government to explain its stand on a public interest litigation demanding measures to prevent suicides or possible terror attacks on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link. The division bench of Justices PV Hardas...
  • Delhi: PWD, Forest department have failed to adopt proper methodology, says NGT September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday said that Public Works Department (PWD) and Department of Forest have failed to adopt proper methodology for transplantation of trees for construction of elevated road from Vikaspuri to Mukarba chowk resulting in degradation of environment. The observation came after the counsel for PWD...
  • Delhi to have three more jails September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing concern over the overcrowded Tihar Jail, which houses inmates twice its capacity, Delhi Chief Secretary DM Spolia on Sunday said three more jails will come up in the capital. Spolia, who was on a visit to review the progress of underconstruction Mandoli Jail, said the government planned to...
  • File affidavit by September 20 on condition of Kochi roads: Kerala HC to PWD September 16, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the Public Works Department to file an affidavit by September 20 detailing the action taken to repair roads in Kochi after interim orders were issued prior to court closing for the Onam vacation. The order in this regard was...
  • Minister's moral policing: Should alcohol & bikinis be banned in Goa? July 2, 2014

    Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who had triggered a debate on Monday by saying that women visiting pubs in short dresses was against the Indian culture, now wants bikini banned on the beaches of Goa. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across the country and takes their views on Goa...
  • 'Correct your own culture first' Kavita Krishnan on Goa PWD minister's remark July 1, 2014

    AIPWA secretary Kavita Krishnan strongly condemned the offensive remark made by Goa PWD minister, Sudin Dhavalikar that women going to pubs are against Indian culture. Krishnan said that the BJP should correct its own culture first, before telling others how to behave. Dhavalikar's statement comes at a time, when another...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Beas tragedy exposed illegal sand mining June 15, 2014

    Shimla: After the Beas tragedy brought to the fore the rampant illegal sand mining in interiors of Himachal Pradesh, the government has directed authorities to take firm steps to curb the practise and close all "illegal" approach roads to river banks. Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri, who visited the site at Thalot...
  • Harish Rawat suspends four PWD engineers for barrage collapse June 3, 2014

    Acting tough over the collapse of an under construction barrage over Asan river in Dehradun on Sunday, Uttarakhand Chief minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday suspended four PWD engineers who were in charge of the project. Senior engineer Shailendra Mishra, Assistant engineer BC Pandey along with two junior engineers Sanjay Saini and...
  • 'Unfortunate' that opposition playing politics on Badaun gangrape case: Shivpal June 3, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government tonight hit back at opposition parties for "indulging in politics" over the Badaun gangrape and murder case of two cousin sisters, and asked them to introspect. Uttar Pradesh PWD minister and SP spokesperson Shivpal Singh Yadav told reporters in Lucknowthat the Government took "immediate and strict action" in...
  • Government directs PWD to expedite preparations for monsoon May 29, 2014

    Uttarakhand government on Thursday asked PWD engineers to ensure removal of the debris from the road between Dar and Sobla near Dharchula before the onset of monsoon and finish all road construction work up to Sela by December this year. The instructions were issued to PWD engineers at Bogling by Chief...
  • PWD engineer in trouble for helping daughter clear PMT exam through unfair means May 19, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) is on the lookout for a senior engineer of the PWD in connection with the PMT scam as he allegedly got his daughter admitted to a government medical college through unfair means in exchange of a hefty amount of money. The STF is searching Executive...
  • Najeeb Jung reviews Delhi's preparedness for the monsoons April 16, 2014

    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 to...
  • UP government chargesheet to PWD Secretary for bad road March 24, 2014

    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 road were...
  • Arvind Kejriwal yet to vacate CM's bungalow, PWD scared to send notice March 7, 2014

    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 vacating...
  • BRO to undertake repair, reconstruction of Char Dham roads January 30, 2014

    Char Dham roads damaged extensively in the midJune 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 accomplish...
  • Karnataka government moves to crack down on sand mafia November 21, 2013

    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 and...
  • Delhi BJP demands sacking of PWD minister September 13, 2013

    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 the...
  • Delhi HC seeks action by civic authorities on water logging July 24, 2013

    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 July 11, 2013

    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. CNNIBN came across a 28feet 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 June 15, 2013

    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 June 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Saturday launched a Rs 422 crore road corridor project in Mukarba Chowk area of NorthWest 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...
  • Bhujbal faces fresh charges in another land scam October 14, 2012

    Mumbai: Already under investigation by the states anticorruption bureau in the multicrore Maharshtra sadan scam, PWD Minister Chhagan Bhujbal now faces fresh charges. The opposition now alleges that Bhujbal received kickbacks from realty firms for favourably awarding PWD contracts. These kickbacks were routed through companies owned by Bhujbal's family to...
  • We will support Mamata's notrust motion: Gadkari October 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Unfazed by the Congress attack over the letter row involving him, BJP President Nitin Gadkari said he will quit politics if there is any proof of his business links with Ajay Sancheti in the irrigation scam. He said he had asked the Centre to release funds for the...
  • Will quit politics if links with Sancheti proved: Gadkari October 7, 2012

    Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said that he will quit politics if anybody could prove his alleged business links with close aide and party MP Ajay Sancheti, currently in the midst of an irrigation scam in Maharashtra. Speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Gadkari said that Sancheti did...
  • Maharashtra Sadan scam: ACB to probe Bhujbal September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: In a welcome step, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday allowed the AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) to conduct probe against Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Chhagan Bhujbal, who has been accused of irregularities in the awarding of the Maharashtra Sadan contracts. CNNIBN had first reported on the matter whereby relatives of...
  • Shivpal is Akhilesh's enemy: Shahid Siddiqui August 10, 2012

    In a bizarre advice for bureaucrats, Uttar Pradesh's PWD Minister and CM Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav told district officials in Etah that if they worked hard, it was okay to steal a little. ...
  • UP minister clarifies 'steal a little' remark August 10, 2012

    Lucknow: Blaming the media for misquoting him, Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav clarified that he did not give any bizarre advice for bureaucrats. Yadav earlier in the day was quoted saying, "I told PWD officials that if you work hard, you can steal...
  • Work hard, steal a little: UP minister to bureaucrats August 10, 2012

    Etah: Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister and Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav has given some bizarre advice for bureaucrats. He told district officials in Etah that it's okay to steal a little but not loot as long as they work hard. "I told PWD officials that if you work...