Articles about Public Works Department (PWD)
22 Jun 2021
PWD announces no-leave policy for field staff during monsoon
The Public Works Department (PWD) on Tuesday said field staff of road maintenance and electrical units won't be allowed to get leaves during the oncoming monsoon season as preparations were on to keep Delhi free of waterlogging.
05 Jan 2020
Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here
After causing much fuss, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra announced the portfolio allocation for Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State on Sunday.
16 Dec 2019
Now, Google Maps will show auto rickshaw stands in Delhi
Google has been introducing a number of capabilities to make Maps better for daily commuters, especially pedestrians.
16 Jul 2019
Delhi: RTR flyover opens; to ease traffic towards airport, Gurugram
On Tuesday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated the long-delayed Rao Tula Ram (RTR) flyover, which would ease connectivity for commuters traveling from South Delhi towards the Indira Gandhi International Airport and Gurugram.
04 Jul 2019
For bat incident, BJP may send notice to Akash Vijayvargiya
Akash Vijayvargiya, who thought it was absolutely fine to thrash a civic official, could soon receive a showcause notice from his party BJP.
05 Jan 2019
Trump mistook India-built parliament in Afghanistan for a 'library'
US President Donald Trump's jibe about India building a library in Afghanistan is coming back to haunt him now.
04 Dec 2018
Delhi: People stealing nuts, bolts from Signature Bridge
Delhi's iconic Signature Bridge garnered huge attention from public soon after it was inaugurated last month.
15 Nov 2018
Man dupes job aspirants by posing as government servant, held
A 24-year-old man was arrested in Thane yesterday for allegedly duping at least five job seekers of over Rs. 9L, police said today.
04 Nov 2018
Delhi-government to allow shops in subways to prevent 'anti-social activities'
The AAP-led government in Delhi has chalked out a plan to provide space for the opening of shops in the subways in the city following a number of complaints of "anti-social activities" being carried out after evening hours.
24 Oct 2018
Half of Maharashtra drought-hit, farmer says no water to drink
180 out of 350 tehsils in Maharashtra have been declared drought-hit, meaning almost half of the state is affected. Farmers came to Mumbai seeking relief from the disaster, and want the state to be declared drought-hit.
12 Oct 2018
Kolkata: Presidency University students call off 10-day-long hunger strike
Agitating students of Kolkata's Presidency University have withdrawn their 10-day-long hunger strike after authorities gave them a written assurance that they would be provided accommodation at a hostel, adjacent to the institute's campus, by November 15.
14 Sep 2018
Kolkata: 7 bridges labeled as 'most vulnerable' by PWD
In the wake of the Majerhat bridge collapse on September 4, the West Bengal Public Works Department (PWD) has identified seven bridges in Kolkata out of the 20, which the PWD has classified as "distressed" structures, as the "most vulnerable" requiring urgent repairs.
14 Jul 2018
CPWD made 168 govt-buildings accessible to differently-abled people so far
The Central Public Works Department has so far made 168 government buildings, out of the total 219 buildings, accessible to the differently-abled persons in India under "Accessible India Campaign", an initiative of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities.
10 Jul 2018
Goa PWD-Minister Sudin Dhavalikar hospitalized in Mumbai for unknown illness
Goa Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai, a family member said today but refused to identify the illness.
07 Jul 2018
Delhi-PWD tells officials to check sites for water-logging during rains
Public Works Department of the Delhi Government has directed its senior officials to visit their respective areas during rains to check water-logging.
05 Jun 2018
Karnataka: Nine JD(S) MLAs to be inducted in first-phase expansion
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said at least nine MLAs from the JD(S) will be inducted in the first phase of cabinet expansion of the JD(S)-Congress coalition government in the state.
03 Jun 2018
Repairs potholes left behind after removal of speed-breakers: Delhi HC
Removal of speed breakers from roads often leaves behind potholes and sharp objects hazardous to vehicle tires, the Delhi HC noted, directing AAP Government and local bodies to coordinate and ensure necessary repairs are carried out.
30 May 2018
CBI raid, an attempt to hide AAP's good works: Kejriwal
Hours after the CBI raided the residence of Delhi PWD Minister Satyendar Jain in connection with alleged violation of norms in hiring architects for Public Works Department, CM Arvind Kejriwal asked, "What does PM Modi want?"
30 May 2018
CBI raids residence of Delhi PWD Minister, Satyendar Jain
The CBI today carried out searches at the residence of Delhi PWD Minister Satyendar Jain after registering a fresh case against him in connection with alleged violation of norms in hiring architects for Public Works Department.
27 May 2018
J&K: Locals get 5,500 underground-bunkers, 'border bhawans' post shelling
Authorities in Rajouri district of J&K have commenced the construction of over 5,500 underground bunkers and 200 community halls as well as 'border bhawans' to help locals post cross-border shelling.
13 May 2018
Himachal Pradesh government transfers 18 senior IAS officers
In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the Himachal Pradesh government yesterday transferred 18 senior IAS officers, including six officers of Additional Chief Secretary rank.
10 May 2018
Senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal discharged from hospital
Senior NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal, granted bail in a money laundering case, was today discharged from the civic-run KEM hospital where he underwent treatment for nearly a week.
17 Apr 2018
Himachal Cabinet to create agency for water supply in Shimla
The Himachal Pradesh cabinet on Monday approved setting up of Shimla Jal Prabandhan Nigam Limited (SJPNL) for the water supply and wastewater management in Greater Shimla Planning Area and other places.
09 Apr 2018
Delhi: PWD to launch de-silt drive in city drains
Ahead of the monsoon season, the Public Works Department (PWD) of the Delhi government will launch a two-month exercise to de-silt the city's drains from April 15, a move intended to prevent waterlogging in the national capital.
01 Apr 2018
12 people died desilting septic tanks last year: Delhi govt
In Delhi, 12 people died last year while cleaning septic tanks while no such death has been reported so far in 2018, the Delhi government informed the Legislative Assembly.
26 Mar 2018
Maharashtra: Over 3 lakh rat-kill tablets placed in secretariat
More than three lakh poison tablets were placed in the Maharashtra secretariat in May 2016 to check the rat menace, a state Minister said on Monday, clarifying that it was not the number of rodents killed in the exercise.
15 Jan 2018
Lajpat Nagar flyover opens after first phase of repair completes
Almost a fortnight after the Lajpat Nagar flyover was closed due to repair work of a massive gap that appeared on the stretch, the flyover was re-opened for commuters on Monday by the Public Works Department (PWD).
21 Sep 2017
Shivaji Memorial in Arabian Sea: IIT-Bombay to study lowest project-bid
Maharashtra Government approached the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay for a third-party audit of the lowest bid of Rs. 3,826cr from L&T for Phase-I of Shivaji Memorial project in the Arabian Sea.
12 Jul 2017
Shillong: Meet the ladies that turn garbage into gold
They are called the 'Merry Maidens' of Shillong with a twist.
10 Jul 2017
Noida: Fatal accident as Dzire tries to overtake Lamborghini
A fatal accident involving three cars claimed life of one driver on Noida Expressway.
27 Jun 2017
Bengaluru Metro gives realty sector a boost
With the launch of the Metro Green line in Bengaluru that connects the East-West and North-South corridors, the real estate around the routes have become hot properties.
10 May 2017
PWD scam: FIR filed against Kejriwal's late brother-in-law
A firm owned by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's late brother in law, Surendra Kumar Bansal, has been implicated by the Anti Corruption Branch (ACB) for involvement with irregularities in road construction in Delhi.
18 Apr 2017
Maharashtra: Congress seeks contributions from its MLAs
The Congress in Maharashtra is facing one of its worst financial crisis and is seeking a contribution from its MLAs for the same.
17 Apr 2017
Delhi could get its first, elevated cycle track by 2018
The Delhi government has proposed the construction of a 6-km long, 20-feet wide cycle track starting from Satpula Drain (Press Enclave Road, Saket) to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Barapullah.
13 Apr 2017
Mumbai: 2 Vasai societies fighting for water-connection since a decade
The Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation has failed to provide 2 housing societies in Vasai's Evershine City with a water connection since they were formed in 2007.
31 Mar 2017
Social media calls for boycott of Gurugram pub
Following the brawl that took place at Gurugram's 'The Wine Company', where 4 people were allegedly beaten by the manager and the bouncers of the restaurant, the restaurant is being heavily criticized on social media.
28 Mar 2017
Audit of PUC centres in Delhi discloses flaws
Till Mid-March, the transport department of Delhi carried out audits at 709 out of the 968 pollution under control (PUC) centres.
23 Mar 2017
CP's Regal theatre to shut down on 31st March
After proclaiming its steady decline several times, Connaught Place's Regal Theatre will shut down on 31st March as it is going out of business.
27 Feb 2017
Delhi Diwali pollution getting worse every year
In a report, the Central Pollution Control Board has found that levels of air pollution due to Diwali in northern India are getting worse every year.
18 Feb 2017
Satya Nadella's first visit to India's Silicon Valley
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will visit Bengaluru next week for a company event, in his first trip to India's Silicon Valley since taking office in Feb'14.