News  /  Published 08.04.22

National Green Tribunal orders inquiry into the alleged filling up of Saraswati river

“I submitted during the hearing that though river Saraswati is polluting the Hooghly river at Tribeni in Hooghly and Sankrail in Howrah, it has not been included under the Union government&rsquo...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation to focus on development in ‘backward’ wards

Kolkata Municipal Corporation did not reserve funds for the boroughs in added areas, a term for places like Kasba, Jadavpur and Garden Reach, in this year’s budget presented on Wednesday. Inste...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.01.22

New Town bins send alert when full

These bins are being placed in phases. The first lot has already been placed in front of several parks and public spaces in New Town, another NKDA official said. According to the official, the smart ...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.22

Door to door waste collection

Darjeeling municipality has decided to revamp the garbage disposal system in the hill town and introduce door to door collection of waste in all the 32 wards. In various nationwide cleanliness survey...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 17.12.21

From Salt Lake CK Block’s dumping ground to ‘park only for kids’

Locals living near the stretch are happy that the park is finally open. “This place used to be a filthy spot. Most of the time people would just toss garbage in plastic bags here and drive away....
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 06.12.21

Ban on waste burning in Kolkata for years, KMC forgot to sensitise its cleaners

Roy Chowdhury felt that besides sensitising waste cleaners of the civic body, there was also a need to run sensitisation campaigns in the community. If the waste contains items such as cloth and plas...
in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.11.21

Burning dry leaves at Rabindra Sarobar raise eco concern

A heap of garbage containing mostly dry leaves was found burning on the Rabindra Sarobar premises on Thursday morning, raising suspicion among regular visitors that it was intentionally set on fire by...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 20.11.21

Kolkata Municipal Corporation cracks down on Russell Street waste extortion racket

A senior official of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) visited Russell Street in Kolkata's central business district on Friday and asked hawkers and shop owners not to pay any money to anyone em...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.11.21

Russell Street shops, hawkers face extortion in name of trash collection

A store official said that since the hawkers have to pay the waste collectors, they in turn do not allow the stores to put any waste in the bins. The waste collectors come in the morning, roughly aro...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.21

Civic body initiative to increase earnings

The Alipurduar municipality is exploring new avenues to increase earnings of the civic body. While on one hand the authorities of the civic body have installed a processing unit and making manure fro...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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