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Shivaji Memorial Contract: Firm gets one-year extension

October 18, 2021 1:14 am

The PWD had signed the contract with the L&T for Rs 2,800 crore and the three year contract period will end on October 18, 2021.

Expedite demolition drives against illegal constructions: Panchkula DC to officers

August 26, 2021 1:19 am

The announcement came the same day the Panchkula Metropolitian Development Authority Bill was passed in the Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday.

Contract for Shivaji Memorial Project, PWD proposes extension of one year to firm without cost escalation

August 23, 2021 11:37 am

Shivaji Memorial Project: The PWD has proposed that the extension be given as the project work is stalled since January 2019 and the contractor has carried out only the bathymetry survey and partial geotechnical survey.

Delhi govt lied, PWD failed to clean sewers before monsoon hit city: Bidhuri

July 14, 2021 12:16 pm

The first showers of monsoon caused waterlogging and massive traffic jams in different parts of the city, causing traffic snarls on several busy road stretches, including at the Dhaula Kuan Ring Road, Barapullah and Kallindi Kunj flyovers.

Punjab witnesses 15 per cent decline in road accident fatalities: DGP

February 17, 2021 1:17 am

Gupta said that to institutionalise the road safety, a pilot project, “Accident Resolution Team- ART”, was initiated in the Patiala district under which the teams led by the Station House Officer (SHO) visited and inspected the black spots in their respective jurisdictions.

Tripura Police fails to arrest ex-minister booked in Rs 600-crore PWD scam

October 15, 2019 10:50 am

Badal Choudhury was booked in an FIR lodged at West Agartala Police Station on Sunday, charging him and two others – former PWD Engineer-in-Chief Sunil Bhowmik and former Chief Secretary Yashpal Singh, with fraudulent activities, corruption, criminal breach of trust, suppression of evidence etc.

Delhi: Broken trees, waterlogging — It’s raining complaints at PWD

July 23, 2019 2:42 am

Most complaints are about waterlogging or uncovered drains. Officials have also started maintaining an excel sheet of all complaints received via social media.

Despite Kejriwal’s order, work on PWD roads slow

June 08, 2019 5:24 am

While work on the Ring Road and Outer Ring Road has been completed, many other roads are still in disrepair. With complaints pouring in from different parts of the city, the PWD had allocated Rs 50 crore to strengthen Rohtak Road. However, work is yet to begin.

Goa govt orders probe over bribery charges for National Highway Authority of India contracts

July 13, 2017 6:06 pm

The US company, through its employees and agents, and those of its wholly-owned subsidiary in India, paid approximately Rs 6.7 crore in bribes to government officials in India, resulting in approximately USD four million in net profit.

AAP asked to cough up Rs 27 lakh fine by PWD

June 15, 2017 12:55 pm

The fine, which is 65 times the license fee, will pile up further if the party doesn't vacate the premises. In April, the PWD had issued a notice to AAP's National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal asking him to immediately vacate the office.


IIT-Roorkee professors reach Imphal to study quake-hit buildings

January 08, 2016 6:25 am

Imphal, Jan 08 (ANI): Expert team of Professors from IIT-Roorkee reached Imphal in Manipur to check the buildings that were damaged in the recent earthquake. Almost 513 buildings and structures were reportedly damaged across Manipur when a powerful 6.8 magnitude pre-dawn earthquake struck the state. The earthquake resulted in huge loss of life and property. A senior official of the state Public Works Department (PWD) said that the visiting experts’ team would also assess other areas of the state and visit damaged structures.