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  • 11 Dec 2018- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India It is estimated that a new $400 Million USD loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for piped water supply will positively affect up to 3.3 million people in Andhra Pradesh. In addition to benefits to the general population
  • 27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) this week ordered a probe into irregularities in a $25 million USD contract under the $2 billion USD Mumbai Sewerage Disposal Project-2 (MSDP-2). The investigation would focus on the
  • 1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The government of India’s Maharashtra state on June 26th announced plans to build a 624-million-liter-per-day desalination plant in the city of Mumbai. The $80 million USD project will be funded by the state government. The plant will draw
  • 13 Jun 2016- 11:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra State Cabinet has approved a plan to build a piped water network to supply all villages in the Marathwada region’s eight districts. The $480 million USD project is expected to be completed in the next three years. The new
  • 20 May 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India India’s Maharashtra state has introduced a new water policy that would ban the release of untreated sewage into rivers or reservoirs. The new plan, which is being put before the state assembly, also calls for mandatory construction of
  • 19 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India In order to meet the city's growing water demand, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) is planning to start supplying treated water for potable use. The move comes after the federal Ministry of Environment, Forest and
  • 24 Mar 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Maharashtra state will spend $3 billion USD on water projects ranging from larg-scale irrigation systems to rainwater collection during 2016-2017, State Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said. Mugantiwar, who was announcing the state
  • 17 Feb 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India India’s national government has declined to provide $4.12 billion USD in funding under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) for water and sewage projects in Mumbai. Manisha Mhaiskar, principal secretary for
  • 28 Oct 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has announced plans to carry out $4.3 billion USD worth of new projects to improve the drinking water supply and sewerage networks in the city, as part of the federal Atal Mission for
  • 3 Sep 2015- 15:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra Water Resources Department has recommended that the state government promote a watershed program and decentralize small reservoirs in order to provide long-term relief to people in the drought-stricken Marathwada region.
  • 1 Sep 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Due to low levels of water in the reservoirs that supply the city, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has imposed 20 percent water cuts for residential, commercial and industrial establishments. Under the directive, there
  • 26 Aug 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has invited new tenders for the first phase of its sewer tunnel project. The project was originally tendered a year ago. The MCGM has not given any explanation for why it is being re
  • 30 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra state government has allocated $108 million USD to expand existing irrigation facilities in the Yavatmal and Osmanabad districts, Guardian Minister Sanjay Rathod announced. The goal is to end the rash of suicides among
  • 15 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Maharashtra government has approved $36 million USD for a “more crop per dro” drip irrigation program in the state. The state government will use the funds to provide subsidies of 50 to 60 percent to small and marginal farmerswho had
  • 9 Jul 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has floated an international tender for construction of a 6.6-kilometer sewage tunnel. The 6.6-kilometer underground tunnel will run between Borivli and Malad. The project is expected to

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