Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicDelhi Jal Board

Topic: Delhi Jal Board

Satyendar Jain directs Delhi Jal Board to resolve waterlogging, sewage issues without delay

The AAP minister also directed officials to ensure that the GPS tracking system fitted in the Delhi Jal Board's water tankers gets activated immediately.

Delhi water crisis will resolve as Haryana has released 16,000 cusecs water: Raghav Chadha

The Delhi Jal Board vice-chairman had earlier said Haryana had been withholding 120 MGD (million gallons per day) water belonging to Delhi, which led to a water crisis.

Delhi HC asks govt to treat plea alleging contamination of drinking water as representation

The court was hearing a petition seeking to conduct a fresh assessment of water supply stations and booster pumps in Delhi in consideration with the rising population.

Delhi Jal Board moves SC against Haryana seeking release of city’s ‘legitimate’ water share

DJB claimed the city was witnessing an all-time low water level in the Yamuna as Haryana was withholding supply & sought the quota fixed by the apex court in 1995.

Haryana to blame for water crisis in capital, says Delhi Jal Board vice-chief Raghav Chadha

AAP MLA says Haryana supplying about 100 million gallons less water per day, which has led to a crisis in NDMC areas, central, south, and west Delhi.

Water supply in Delhi to be affected on Sunday due to high algae, ammonia content in Yamuna

The areas likely to be affected include Civil Lines, Hindu Rao Hospital, Kamla Nagar, Shakti Nagar and adjoining areas, among others.

Not only oxygen, Delhi is struggling for water too. Covid is making it worse

Covid-19 has made Delhi’s recurring water issue infinitely worse. Appropriate measures & technological interventions can lessen the supply-demand gap.

NGT-constituted panel pulls up Delhi Jal Board for inefficiency in reducing Yamuna pollution

Committee says though Covid lockdown certainly hit Yamuna Action Plan projects, delays have been ‘routine’ since before that.

No water shortage as Sonia Vihar & Bhagirathi plants resume operation, says Raghav Chadha

Chadha said that ammonia levels rise in the Yamuna was due to discharge pollutants from Haryana which impacted the capacity of the two water treatment plants.

Untreated water with high ammonia from Haryana will hit supply in parts of Delhi, says DJB

A DJB official said Haryana had opened the gates of drains that had stagnant water with a high pollutant concentration, following heavy rainfall.

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Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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