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National Buildings Construction Corporation issues new guidelines for contractors to curb air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 2, 2018

With all construction activities halted in the national capital for 10 days starting November 1 in view of rising air pollution, NBCC has come up with new guidelines for contractors at all its...

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Assurance on solid-waste handling: SC lifts ban on construction in Maharashtra, Uttarakhand

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2018

In a major relief to the real estate sector, the Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted a ban on construction activities in Maharashtra and Uttarakhand. The top court had on Friday imposed a ban on...

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Environment Ministry Notifies Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules for the First Time

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2016

The Government has notified Construction & Demolition Waste Management Rules, 2016 for the first time.  Outlining the salient features of the Construction & Waste Management Rules here...

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Subject Tags: Construction , policy , waste

India's 2014-15 GDP growth revised down to 7.2%

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 1, 2016

The Central Government has marginally revised downward India's GDP for 2014-15 to 7.2 per cent from the earlier estimate of 7.3 per cent after factoring in latest data on agriculture and...

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DC rules may comply with green construction norms

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 6, 2015

The new Development Control (DC) rules currently being drafted for Pune will make it mandatory for all development works to comply with green construction norms proposed by the central government.

The committee headed by Pune divisional commissioner S Chockalingam that...

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Subject Tags: Construction , policy