To curb both air and noise pollution levels, 80 electric buses will start plying in the city next month. These noiseless, zero-pollution vehicles will hit the streets in phases. If they run successfully, the state transport department will gradually add more such buses to the fleet under West Bengal Transport Corporation (WBTC).
The government is going to start the construction work of the Padma rail link project in a month and 23 kilometres of the 215 km railway tracks — from Dhaka to Jessore — would be elevated.
Petrol and diesel prices were unchanged, applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 30th April 2018. Under the dynamic pricing scheme, petrol and diesel prices are revised on a daily basis in sync with global crude oil prices.
The trial run of the first container train to run between Kolkata and Dhaka was flagged off on Tuesday.
The twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah, on either side of river Hooghly, will be soon connected by a metro service, part of which runs under water.
Solar power will soon light up Poura Bhavan, the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation’s headquarters in Salt Lake. It will help the civic body to save several lakhs annually in the form of electricity bills.
India is currently witnessing a rapid and steady growth in its economy and there’s a boom in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) sector.
A top official of the Metro Railway Kolkata today met Trinamool Congress MP in Lok Sabha Dinesh Trivedi urging him to expedite all pending metro rail projects and resolve local problems through mutual discussion.
The street-lighting system of the city is set for an overhaul with the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) planning to replace all metal halide lights with LED ones.
Going on with the initiative to install roof top grid connected solar panels in schools and colleges across the city, a 10 KW roof top solar panel has been inaugurated at Basanti Devi College.