Urban Development
News  /  Published 07.10.21

Metropolitan crossing underpass to skirt upcoming Metro pillar

An underpass will be built at the Metropolitan intersection on EM Bypass to facilitate the east-west movement of vehicles, which is likely to be hindered by a pillar of the New Garia-airport Metro lin...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.21

State water pact with ADB

A tripartite loan agreement of Rs 1,168 crore was signed between Jharkhand urban development department, Asian Development Bank and the Union government to develop water supply infrastructure and stre...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.08.21

Hemant push for parks and play areas

The Jharkhand government has decided to create more playgrounds and open spaces across towns and cities of the state with the urban development asking all 40 urban local bodies (ULB), including Ranchi...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 06.08.21

Court rap for illegal Salt Lake buildings

Calcutta High Court has criticised both the state government and the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) for their indifferent attitude towards carrying out an order of the court, asking them to t...
By Our Legal Reporter in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.21

Loan boost for water projects in Jharkhand

The work on the first phase of the “Jharkhand urban water supply improvement project” will start by the end of June in four urban local bodies, including Ranchi, after the finalisation of ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


Opinion  /  Published 11.12.20

Maximum cities: quality of life

Oft-ignored factors can make a marked difference in the quality of human life in urban settlements. This was borne out by the findings of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, w...
By The Editorial Board

Calcutta  /  Published 02.10.20

Red tape holds up Salt Lake property transfer

Lease-holders of Salt Lake trying to transfer houses to buyers claim they are facing unusual delay in getting approval from the state urban development department authorities. Pankaj Rudra (name chan...
By Brinda Sarkar

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

Snarl solution: widen 500m of Jessore Road

A 500-metre stretch of Jessore Road ahead of and after the Belghoria Expressway flyover will be widened to ease traffic flow in the airport area, an officer of the Bidhannagar commissionerate said on ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.20

Alipurduar plans to decongest roads

Police and civic authorities in Alipurduar town will draw up a plan to reduce traffic congestion at the insistence of MLA Sourav Chakraborty. They have also decided to visit busy thoroughfares and cr...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.08.20

Centre sets NH12 land deadline

The Centre has set a 30-day deadline for Bengal to hand over the rest of the “7 to 8 per cent” land to the National Highways Authority of India for a long-pending project to widen a 67km s...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta, Krishnagar


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