Govt to increase expenditure for welfare of disabled persons

The government today announced to increase expenditure on the empowerment and welfare of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) from the present 4.31 crore to 45 crore per year in the coming two years.

Delhi government launches Swachch Delhi app

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched 'Swachh Delhi' app enabling residents to apprise authorities with pics of garbage, and announced 'Swachh Delhi Abhiyan' from November 22 to 30.

Delhi govt allocates Rs 209 crore for 1000 Mohalla clinics

AAP govt has decided to provide an allocation of Rs 209 crore for setting-up 1,000 Aam Aadmi Mohalla Clinics. 

Proposal on CCTV cameras in city will be ready in a month: Satyendar Jain

Delhi PWD Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said that the government would come out with a proposal in a month to install CCTV cameras across the national capital with the aim of ensuring women safety.

Delhi HC seeks inform on redevelopment of Jama Masjid area

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Public Works Department (PWD) to inform it on the timeline of redevelopment of the Jama Masjid area here.

CWG scam: CBI to give report on CVO probe on Dikshit, others

A city court has asked CBI to file a report on the status of proceedings before Chief Vigilance Officer of CPWD and PWD on a plea against former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others for alleged corruption during 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Dengue action: JNU, DTC, DDA challaned for mosquito-breeding

Over 80 challans have been issued to government and educational institutions in the city, including JNU, DDA, DTC and PWD, for breeding of mosquitoes in their premises.

More bridges over Yamuna in the offing

Delhi government has decided to construct few more bridges over Yamuna to connect central, South and North Delhi with East Delhi, a step it feels would help ensure faster mobility and serve as a boon it times of calamity.

Panel over 5 toll booths to file report by month end: Patil

The committee set up to review the toll booths at the five entry points of Mumbai is expected to submit its report by the end of this month, state Public Works Department minister Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday said.

Punjab: Body of retired PWD worker found in canal

The body of a 74-year-old man was allegedly found floating in a canal here, police said on Monday.

Maha: PWD draughtsman arrested for graft

A draughtsman with the Public Works Department here who allegedly demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs 40,000 was arrested here by ACB sleuths.

Modi govt anti-farmers: Shivpal Yadav

 Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav on Monday charged the central government with playing politics on the issue of farmers' interest.

Maharashtra enters partially toll-free regime from Sunday

Maharashtra prepares to enter a partially toll-free regime from Sunday midnight with the closure of 12 toll plazas, PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil said on Friday.

Unhappy policemen not good for the city: Delhi HC

 Unhappy policemen are not good for the city, Delhi High Court has observed and directed the Public Works Department (PWD) to expedite water, electricity, sanitation and other works in the flats meant for the personnel.

Felling of trees by DMRC, PWD given rise to air pollution: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday noted that the "magnitude" of trees cut by DMRC and PWD for various projects has enabled air pollution to increase in the national capital and sought reports from them and the city government on where replantation was undertaken and how much, since 2010.

Kejriwal discusses revitalization of Yamuna, beautification of banks

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday discussed with officials the revitalisation plan of the Yamuna river and beautification of its banks.

Delhi govt aims to make city roads dust-free through mechanical cleaning

To reduce air pollution in the national capital, the Delhi government is planning to make all the city roads dust-free through mechanical cleaning and planting of grass along the roadside.

PWD engineer caught accepting Rs 1 lakh as bribe in Nashik

An executive engineer of the state public works department was caught red-handed while he was allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs one lakh from a complainant, Anti-Corruption Bureau said.

Delhi govt wants details about employees occupying govt flats

Delhi government has asked all heads of its departments to provide detail of those employees or their families who are still occupying governmnent flats unauthorisedly even after their retirement or death.

Delhi court convicts PWD engineer for rape

A court here has convicted a junior engineer of the Public Works Department (PWD) for raping a woman employee by concealing his marital status to obtaining her consent for physical relations.