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Two years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Smart Cities Mission, its implementation is likely to kick off in the city. Key smart city projects are likely to be cleared for administrative sanction by the Board of Directors of Chennai Smart City Ltd. on Wednesday, said sources in the …
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Many of the top 20 cities that got selected last January under the government’s ambitious smart city project lag in basic infrastructure, governance and socio-economic indicators, a government study has found. These cities competed with 98 other “potential” smart cities and got selected based on the score they got for …
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Bhopal Municipal Corporation commissioner Chhavi Bhardwaj, while talking to Free Press, said, “Two Boulevard roads will be proposed ‘Smart City’ Bhopal’s centre of attraction.” An example of ‘state of the art’ technology, the city will be equipped with all modern amenities. She further said that BMC will speed up developmental …
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today presented a memorandum to Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu seeking approval for various projects in the state. Palaniswami and Union Minister for Urban Development Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Information and Broadcasting, M Venkaiah Naidu reviewed various ongoing central government projects in the state. …
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Mumbai, May 14 (PTI) Govardhan Eco Village, set up by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in adjoining Thane district, has won an award for being a sustainable project in rural Maharashtra. The village at Wada taluka is located 108km north of Mumbai at the foothills of the Sahyadri …
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The Chandigarh Smart City Limited (CSCL) will hire a team of nine experts for executing the smart city project. The experts, all between 45 and 55 years of age, would be appointed for a period of three years and would be paid up to Rs 1.5 lakh per month. Applications …
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NEW DELHI: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has collaborated with the British Geological Survey to turn Varanasi into a smart city. Three dimensional geological modelling of the geology under Varanasi will be prepared to help improve the building of new transport and service infrastructure. Further, according to a release …
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KOCHI: The state town planning department is preparing comprehensive town planning schemes for smooth implementation of various Smart City projects in Fort Kochi, Mattancherry and Central Kochi. The department plans to zone the areas and introduce regulations for future development projects. The areas will be demarcated as residential, commercial, mixed, …
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Schneider Electric India, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has started work on developing the country’s first greenfield integrated smart city in Naya Raipur, the upcoming capital of Chhattisgarh. The company, in partnership with IL&FS, has bagged the contract from Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) for the project. …
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Tapp Me, a Gurugram-based start-up offering hassle-free day-to-day repair and maintenance services today said it would target ‘Emerging Smart Cities’ to introduce ‘One Stop Solution’ for homes and offices, as part of plans to expand its footprint pan-India. The initiative was announced by Snehanshu Gandhi and Gaurav Shrishrimal, co-founders, Tapp …