Tag: management


Endress+Hauser to bid for water management for smart cities

To grow its India business, Endress+Hauser(India), an outfit of Switzerland-based instrumentation and process automation company, is betting big on water management under Smart Cities Mission. According to Kailash Desai, CEO, Endress+Hauser (India), the process measurement and automation industry is estimated to be at INR 2,500 crore in India. Such solutions are used in industries like […]

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CUBE submits management plan for conservation of Singanallur Lake

The Centre for Urban Biodiversity Conservation and Education (CUBE) submitted a management plan to the city corporation commissioner and other government departments detailing about measures to conserve Singanallur Lake. The report addresses some of the major issues of the lake such as water contamination, hyacinth growth, in organic farming and the need to improve the […]

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Indore makes its way to the top by tackling waste management

In order to bring about the change in the city, Indore Municipal Corporation (INC) as part of its waste management strategy, honored those who display exemplary initiative in tackling waste in their neighborhood, offering them a one-on-one with the Mayor or the Corporation Commissioner. And, hefty fines for the litterers. According to Swachh Survekshan 2017, […]

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Odisha to train 10,000 students in disaster management

Chief Minister of OdishaA?Naveen Patnaik declared toA?train 10,000 college studentsA?in disaster management programmeA?by the Odisha StateA?Disaster Management Authority.A?About 42% of our populationA?is in the 13 to 35 age group.A?Younger people can play anA?important role in disasterA?management. They are ourA?strength, Patnaik said.

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Gurgaon to develop its own solid waste management plant

Gurgaon may soon have itsA?own solid waste managementA?plant. With growing generationA?of waste, owing to the risingA?population in the city, theA?authorities are now lookingA?beyond Bandhwari plant. TheA?plant at Bandhwari has been aA?joint venture between GurgaonA?and Faridabad.A?Gurgaon is growing rapidly.A?So is Faridabad. Therefore,A?its no longer possible toA?have a joint plant. Already, theA?collective daily garbage collectionA?is touching the […]

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Kerala to revise its disaster management plans

The Hazard Vulnerability and Risk Assessment (HVRA) Cell of the Institute of Land and Disaster Management, Kerala has recently declared to start a review of the states as well as all the districts disaster management plans from next month. Shekhar L. Kuriakose, member of State Disaster Management Authority said, The idea is not just to […]

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GIDM to become a global centre of excellence

The Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management (GIDM) which has helped senior officers of different states to prepare disaster management plans in their respective states and has been training officers for the job has finally revealed its decision of making the institute a Centre of Excellence at the national and global level. The institute has planned […]

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United Nations praises Odisha’s handling of Cyclone Phailin

The United Nations has recently praised the state government of Odisha for their successful efforts in disaster management which saved thousands of lives from the powerful cyclone Phailin.A? Margareta Wahlstrom, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Disaster Risk Reduction, said, Odishas handling of the very severe cyclone will be a landmark success story […]

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Margareta WahlstrA?m

The survey will focus on a major blind spot in disaster management, the needs of the one billion or more people estimated to live with some form of disability. We can expect that as many as 30 million people living with a disability are affected during an average year by earthquakes and weather-related hazards.

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Goa to form NRW management cell

Goa is embarking on its long-term plan of reducing non-revenue water. The state will soon create a ‘non-revenue water (NRW) management cell’ with a special wing of engineers. A?NRW is the consumable water that is deemed lost due to leakages, theft or non-working meters. Goa produces about 430MLD water from its seven water treatment plants, […]

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