India requires one city of Chicago size to be built every year for next ten years: Aghi
President of the US India strategic and Partnership forum feels that India can follow the success path of Singapore to build a robust public-private-partnership for funding all Smart Cities projects. "Change in behaviour of citizens has to come in. The leaders of the cities have to be fiscally responsible too," he said.
Five new smart cities to be investment hubs
The department for promotion of industry and internal trade is working closely with ministry of h...
PM's constituency Varanasi among 20 best performing Smart Cities to guide 'laggard' ones
The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has pai...
Bhopal: Upper Lake solar power project in limbo?
While the BSCDCL claimed that trial-run of solar powered water pumping at Karbala pumping station has commenced, the claim was dismissed by civic officials working at the plant.
Centre to release report card of 'smart cities' in June
It will help cities in moving towards data-driven governance that will eventually improve liveability.
Smart City Mission: 5,151 projects at various stages of implementation, says Survey
Talking about achievements of 'Smart Cities Mission' (SCM), the Survey said all 100 cities under the mission have incorporated SPVs, City Level Advisory Forums (CLAFs) and appointed Project Management Consultants (PMCs). "Since the launch of the mission, 5,151 projects worth more than Rs 2 lakh crore are at various stages of implementation in the 100 cities," it added.
Govt's budgetary push for infra to boost cement industry: CMA
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the plans to set up five new smart cities on PPP model and 100 more airports to be set up by 2024 to support UDAN scheme and allocated Rs 1.7 lakh crore to transportation. Cement manufacturers association said the emphasis on infrastructure development will go a long way to revive cement demand.
Collaboration key to realise India's 'Smart City' dream
In order to fast create better smart cities in India, joint research between universities assumes significance as it makes it more relevant to people owing to its immediate applicability, a senior government official said on Monday.
Indian Green Building Council signs MoU with Mangaluru Smart City Limited
The MoU signed between MSCL and IGBC envisages the joint assessment study to evaluate the green criteria of Mangaluru as per IGBC Green Cities Rating System.
Ludhiana: Clock tower will be bright by night
The 114-year-old Victoria Memorial Clock Tower is all set to get a facelift. Even as the monument’s structure will not be changed, it will be illuminated with architectural lights that will enhance its aesthetics.
Mangaluru: Barcode for homes to make door-to-door waste collection efficient
The Mangaluru Smart City Limited (MSCL) will soon introduce a new barcode system for efficient implementation of solid waste management (SWM) in all the 60 wards of Mangaluru city.
Ludhiana Smart City Mission to begin phase II of solar project soon
For this project the site survey is almost over and officials have claimed that by the last week of January or first week of February installation process will start.
Kerala: SmartCity project gives a push to solar power plants
Though CSML identified more than 60 institutions for setting up rooftop solar plants in the city, they could set up the plants at 28 institutions only.
US plumbing systems maker Sloan eyes smart cities, airports to expand in India
In India, where it operates through a wholly-owned subsidiary, the company plans to launch products that will help meet the water crisis staring several states.
Digital India, Smart City initiatives drive business for Nutanix
Globally, the company has moved towards a subscription-based model, and in the recently reported quarterly results said it had deferred revenue of close to $1 million.
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