Another big project is the construction of the Delhi metro, which in fact does mostly run on bridges
New metrostations are finished in an incredible speed. Apart from providing appropriate means of public transport for a city of 13 million, the project also provides work and income for many thousands of poor peopleMost of them live on the construction site and without running water, sewage and electricity.
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
In 2010, Delhi will host the Commonwealth Games. Big efforts are made to turn the city in the shining capital of a developed nation ......
One of the projects is the renovation of Connaught Square, the commercial center of colonial delhi. During the renovation workers sleep in makeshift huts close to their workspaceThese women are busy removing the rubbish and rubble left over from the construction works...
Gepostet von h. at 2:16 AM
Monday, February 22, 2010
In the west of India, the Thar desert is studded with windmills. The windmills form the background for the Cenothaphs of the Maharadschas of Jaisalmer.The windmills cannot prevent frequent power cuts. Every day, electricity is shut off in town for two hours to save energy
Swimming is not really an Indian favourite, but people enjoy camel rides along the beach and windmills. Some of them, however, are already broken down and have lost some rotor blades
In Delhi, this solar plant at Raj Ghat (the cremation place of Nehru, Indira, Mahatma and Rajiv Gandhi) seems to have surrendered to the dust, dirt and air pollution....
Gepostet von h. at 3:34 PM