The area, comprising the police administrative buildings, the housing colony with over 2,300 families in residence, the police station offices and training/parade/sports grounds, were regularly receiving less than 15 minutes of municipal water supply every day
Risking their life and limb, these commuters walk along the tracks to board the trains near the car shed, where the trains halt at a signal. They say it is a far safer way to get into the trains than boarding overcrowded trains at railway stations.
The organisation has carried out similar projects in several parts of the country, including Amravati, Yavatmal and Nimbhora in Maharashtra. The tree species they plant vary from region to region and are decided by the agency’s planting partners.
"Students should be prepared to face natural and man-made disasters. Such (disaster management) drills are conducted so that school children don’t get scared, but be prepared to face and overcome any disaster,” said a principal.
On September 8, seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur’s body was found outside a toilet at Ryan International School in Gurugram. The boy’s throat had been slit. After the incident, several schools in the city increased security on campus.