Public Works Department

  • Plastic waste, fly ash to be used to build roads in Rajasthan 23-02-2014 03:32 PM

    In an innovative way to save environment, Rajasthan Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Yunus Khan has approved a project to build roads by using plastic waste and fly ash in Jaipur and Dausa districts. A total of 24 roads - 19 in Jaipur and five in Dausa - would be...
  • Harish Rawat suspends PWD engineer for financial irregularities 18-02-2014 07:57 AM

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday suspended an executive engineer of the Public Works Department for financial irregularities, and ordered a departmental inquiry into the matter. Executive engineer Badlu Ram was suspended with immediate effect, according to an official release. On complaints that Ram, when posted in Pithoragarh, misused...
  • SP worker complains against hooliganism, minister thrashes him 21-01-2014 02:17 PM

    More embarrassment for Samajwadi Party as now a minister in the Samajwadi Party government of Uttar Pradesh first slapped a party worker, who complained of hooliganism, and then punched him at a meeting in Varanasi. Surendra Patel, state minister for Public Works Department (PWD), on Monday evening slapped the party...
  • Satyendra Kumar Jain, an Architect-turned-minister 28-12-2013 05:52 PM

    Satyendra Kumar Jain, an architect by profession, quit his job with Central Public Works Department (CPWD) due to prevailing corruption in the Department and turned to politics. An MLA from Shakur Basti, 49-year-old Jain defeated BJP's Shyam Lal Garg by a margin of 7,062 votes. Jain, among six MLAs, has...
  • Senior BSP leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui receives death threats 12-11-2013 10:28 AM

    Former Uttar Pradesh minister and senior Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui has received death threats on phone, police said on Tuesday. A complaint has been lodged with police by the personal staff of Siddiqui, one of the closest aides of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati. In the...
  • MP govt dubs allegations of delaying NH projects as 'baseless' 09-09-2013 03:31 PM

    The Madhya Pradesh government has denied allegations of delaying the completion of National Highway projects and dubbed it as "far from facts and baseless." An official release on Monday said that as per factual position received from Public Works Department, the process of acquiring land for construction of National Highways...
  • Lockers of PWD engineer's wife yield Rs 57 lakh, gold 09-05-2013 04:51 PM

    Nashik: Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday recovered cash worth Rs 57,69,000 and over 9 kg of gold from two bank lockers of Swati Chikhlikar, wife of suspended PWD executive engineer (Nashik north) Satish Chikhlikar, besides 5 kg of silver from another locker in her name. The seizure is collectively estimated...
  • 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...