Narendra Modi steps in to boost smart cities, urges states for early rollout
Ministry of housing and urban affairs, the nodal ministry for Smart Cities Mission has identified 261 impactful ventures worth Rs 31,000 crore and PPP projects worth Rs 32,000 crore.
Centre to incentivise states completing smart city projects fast
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked all the chief secretaries of...
A cryptocurrency millionaire wants to build the first smart city based on Blockchain
Berns was drawn to Nevada by its tax benefits, including the lack of income taxes. And the breadth of his ambitions certainly raises the risk of a boondoggle.
L&T Construction bags large orders across various business segments
L&T's power transmission and distribution business has bagged an order in Uttar Pradesh and in the Middle East.
NCLT admits insolvency plea against Kochi's SmartCity infrastructure
Challenging the quantum of the default claimed by Synergy Property, SmartCity submitted to NCLT that the creditor had failed to complete the project within the time by October 2015.
Smart cities to drive video surveillance market in India: Seagate
Internet Protocol (IP) video surveillance segment is registering key growth in the country and is rapidly outdoing the analog-based video surveillance segment.
GIFT International Financial Services Centre
GIFT IFSC will be a deemed foreign territory dealing in foreign currency.
Has Modi been able to deliver on his flagship schemes?
Here is a look at how Modi's five flagship schemes have fared and what is required to improve them.
Next set of smart cities to be announced by June end
The ministry is also preparing a report card on its Smart City Mission as the scheme is set to complete two years of its launch this June.
Making planet Earth's greenland mainstream
The report makes clear that human beings are responsible for wrecking the very ecosystems that sustain life on earth.
Anthill Ventures partners with Andhra Pradesh Government for its A-Scale Programme
The programme will enable the Andhra Pradesh (AP) government to connect with technology startups that have the most innovative solutions across Asia
Railways, roads and highways sector to get the largest chunk of investment in Modi 2.0: ICRA
The BJP in its manifesto proposed to construct 12,000 kms of national highways every year till 2024.
Will Union Budget 2018 enable on-ground progress in infrastructure sector?
Big ticket projects with desired financial and economic returns should be considered for providing fast-track approvals.
Kandla Port gets green nod to develop Rs 1,176 crore smart city
"The Environment Ministry examined the Kandla Port's proposal and gave the final environment clearance for developing a smart city at two identified sites."
As India adds 100 Smart Cities, one tells a cautionary tale
Lavasa serves as a cautionary tale for India's $7.5 billion plan to turn 100 urban centres into Smart Cities by 2020, with high-speed internet, analysts say.
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