Tag: Rain water harvesting

East Civic Body announces 5% rebate on property tax to promote water harvesting

In association with ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’, East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Monday passed a resolution whereby the Cooperative Group Housing Societies (CGHS) under their jurisdiction would receive a 5% rebate on the property tax on undertaking the initiative of rainwater harvesting in their premises.  The announcement came in line with the BJP Councillors moving […]

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Mumbai Residents to get 15% tax rebate for proper waste disposal

The BMC commissioner has passed a proposal for 15% property tax rebate given that housing societies segregate and process wet waste in the locality, dispose dry waste and along with that use harvested rainwater. Though the tax rebate has been the demand of the activists so as to reduce the waste accumulation, it has finally […]

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Jal Shakti Abhiyan to work in water-stressed areas of India

To address water scarcity, Union Jal Shakti Minister, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, launched the ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ on 1st July 2019. Under this campaign, steps will be taken to ensure water conservation and water security with community participation from 1st July 2019 to 15th September 2019. An additional Phase II of this project will be […]

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New rain water harvesting structures to be set up in Chennai

The Tamil Nadu government has initiated a program of installing 50,000 water harvesting structures at various places in the city of Chennai. “It has been decided to set up 50,000 RWH structures near the Storm Water Drains (SWD) in city roads at an estimated cost of Rs 25 Crore besides linking SWDs to water bodies […]

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