Natural conservation zones like forests, water bodies and wastelands have declined in the National Capital Region (NCR) over the years, union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu informed the Lok Sabha Wednesday.
Heavy morning showers led to a considerable drop in temperature in the national capital on Friday while the downpour also brought perennial problem of water-logging and subsequent traffic snarls with it in various parts of the city.
The National Capital Region
will get a state-of-the-art traffic and communication network
ahead of the Commonwealth Games next October with the
government on Thursday allocating Rs 200 crore for the purpose.