Environment ministry clears projects, even those rejected earlier, at an unprecedented rate and as per this analysis by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the rate of granting clearances has increased by 42 per cent compared to last year.
While the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) chants the mantra of making the region a world-class hub, there may be trouble in the offing with their revival of the dams project. The authority has offered a rehabilitation package for the construction of Shai and Kalu dams in Thane district, but it may face resistance from the local villagers. The authority has decided on t
MUMBAI: The apex body of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) on Monday cleared an ambitious Rs 4,700-crore plan that promises to take care of the metropolitan region's water needs in the coming decades. The project promises to add 3,000 million litres a day (mld) to the region's supply with the construction of three dams and the extension of a fourth one.