New Parliament building cost likely to go up by Rs 200 crore, CPWD expected to get approval: Sources
The sources said the CPWD have given the reasons behind the expected rise in the cost which include higher cost of steel as building is now constructed as per the norms of seismic zone 5.
As the public celebrated the moment with flowers and throwing a feast, farmers said the brimming waterbodies would increase the groundwater level and improve agriculture.
Considering the agricultural needs of farmers, the Public Works Department has extended water release into Pullambadi and New Kattalai High-Level canals and also two other canals at Mettur till Jan 22
As on Tuesday morning status, 2,210 cusecs of inflow was seen in the dam, while 1,682.46 cusecs is being released for irrigation of farm lands in Tamil Nadu.
Even eight months after releasing the fund, the construction of isolation blocks for patients of infectious diseases is yet to start at GHTM in Thoppur and at three other sites in the State.
A team, led by D Bernard, Assistant Director (AD-Vellore) of Mines, went for the inspection on Friday, a day after the DVAC found river sand at the former minister’s residence.
Due to reasons like Covid-19 lockdown, labourers going home and shortage of funds, several marquee civic development projects in Delhi have got delayed.
With monsoon rains lashing the city in the last few weeks, the Public Works Department of Delhi government has reported an increase in the number of complaints related to waterlogging.
The Public Works Department has also established a monsoon control room (toll-free number 1800-11-0093, ph no. 011-23490323) for complaints.
The Public Works Department has stated that engineers should prepare project estimates based on "realistic requirements and assess the required quantity of items as accurate as possible."
It has also strictly directed the executive engineers (EE) to complete the desilting of drains in minimum possible time; else they will have to face suspension and disciplinary action.
These new buildings will come on the plot where the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is currently located.
Photography, video recording banned at Central Vista project area amid growing opposition from politicians, activists
Sign boards have come up at the redevelopment site of the Central Vista Avenue, which read: 'No photography', 'No video recording'.
The Public Works Department appears to be violating government norms in mining sand from the Kosasthalaiyar river bed.
BJP insiders that he might be given the portfolio of Public Works Department.