The Hans Foundation has announced Â´Nirmal Khora VillageÂ´ programme to improve the sanitation, waste disposal and drainage system at Khora village, AsiaÂ´s biggest labour colony, to improve the overall condition of Khora village and provide a better quality of life to its residents.
The Central Road Research Institute (CRRI) says 75 per cent of road repair costs can be saved if the drainage system is improved in Delhi city. PK Jain, head of the department and chief scientist at CRRI, says, the number one reason for bad roads is poor drainage. If the drainage system is improved, 75 per cent of road repair costs can be saved. The scientist adds that even roads built using good technology deteriorate quickly because of the poor drainage along roads, where side drains have been