Debashree Mukherjee

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  1. Delhi Government Probes $55 Million in Irregularities at DJB

    13 Feb 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Delhi government has directed its anti-corruption branch to look into three cases of alleged irregularities at the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) that caused $54.8 million USD worth of losses to th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2014 - 10:01

  2. Indian Federal Investigators to Probe Four DJB Water Projects

    19 Nov 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun an inquiry into allegations of corruption and favoritism in four projects carried out by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). The CBI has filed pr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2013 - 10:01

  3. Delhi Jal Board to Provide Round-the-Clock Supply to 60 Percent of Residents

    11 Oct 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) plans to provide 60 percent of Delhi's 17 million residents with round-the-clock water supply in the next five to six years. The state-run water utility is alrea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/11/2013 - 10:12

  4. Delhi Jal Board to Modernize Capital City Water Network

    9 Oct 2013- 10:07 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Bloomberg Delhi Jal Board, the main water supplier for India’s capital, plans to spend 40 billion rupees ($646 million) modernizing New Delhi’s treatment and distribution infrastructure, Chairman Debashree ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2013 - 10:07

  5. Delhi Government to Hike Water Funding for Urban Areas Ahead of Polls

    Ahead of the local elections scheduled for later this year, the Delhi state government has asked the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to allocate a major chunk of its annual budget for urban water supply and improvements to sanitation services. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

  6. India Considering Rating Appliances Based on Water Consumption

    The Indian government may introduce a rating system for appliances based on water consumption, along the lines of the one the the Bureau of Energy Efficiency has in place for electrical appliances. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  7. Activists Allege Corruption in Delhi PPP Contract Awarded to Veolia

    An umbrella association of non-government organisations, activists and trade unions has alleged corruption in the award of a major Delhi Jal Board (DJB) public-private partnership contract to a consortium led by France’s Veolia. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/14/2012 - 09:54

  8. Delhi State’s PPP Plan Runs Into Political Opposition

    Opposition leaders in the Delhi government, as well as some consumers, are openly criticizing a pilot project launched in three zones in the Indian capital, New Delhi, to supply drinking water round the clock under a public-private partnership. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 19:15

  9. Delhi Chief Minister Admits Rainwater Harvesting Program Failed

    11 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on June 7 acknowledged that the compulsory rainwater harvesting program that has been in effect for 10 years in the capital area has been unsuccessful. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 19:15