Saturday, April 4, 2020

Smart City

Transitioning from the ‘City of Lakes’ to a Smart City

THE BACKGROUND The Smart Cities Mission is an innovative initiative by the Government of India to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life of people. It aims to achieve this by enabling local development and harnessing technology as...

2018 Smart City Indicator Survey – Asia

Johnson Controls Building Technologies and Solutions (An Ireland-based organization) has released its report for the second annual smart city indicator survey. The survey tracks key drivers, organisational barriers, technology trends, and the status of smart city solution implementations around the world....

Smart city – “Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri “ say’s

Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri announced on Friday the winner of the fourth stage of the smart City challenge to the names of the nine cities. This includes Dadar and Nagar Haveli's Silwasa and three cities in Uttar Pradesh. As with this the announcement, the number of cities that are smart has reached 99. The cities chosen for development under the...

What has been the progress of the Smart City Programme so far?

According to the response given by Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister of State (Urban Development), in the Rajya Sabha on March 16, 2017, Rs 5,961.70 crore has been released to the cities under SCM during the financial year 2015-16 and...

Sluggish realty riding on private equity funds

Even though the real estate sector’s domestic front looks dampened, the private equity fund inflow has gained momentum riding high on the norms flexibility government has provided over the last couple of  years There has always been a strong history...

Smart City Project: Chandigarh Municipal Corporation asks residents for suggestions

The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has invited suggestions from city residents in order to strengthen the city’s chances to enter the next phase of the Smart City Challenge. According to Baldeo Purushartha, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh has to compete with 23...

Germany to develop Kochi, Coimbatore, Bhubaneswar as smart cities

After Nottingham Germany has confirmed its role in helping India in its ambitious smart city project by developing Kochi, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore as smart cities. "Germany would contribute to India's smart city programme and will help develop the cities...

Panaji needs honest counselors for smart city project: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has stated that Panaji needs an honest and efficient team of counselors to implement the smart city plan. Goan capital Panaji is one of the cities selected for the smart city project. "For execution you need...

Governance Today and BUIDCo organize Build Bihar Smart City Summit, 2016

Governance Today, along with co-host BUIDCo, successfully organized Smart City – Build Bihar: Building Smart City for Smarter Living, on February 4th, 2016 at Hotel Maurya Patna, Bihar. The summit aimed to bring together state departments and private players...

First 20 smart Cities revealed under Smart Cities Mission

Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has announced the first 20 cities under ‘Smart Cities Mission’ that will be transformed to smart cities. Bhubaneswar (Odisha) made it to the top with Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) completing the list. Naidu congratulated 11 States...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Revival of White Revolution: Digitalization in Diary Management

The renaissance of the 1980s White Revolution has come in a digital form to boom the Dairy and Agriculture...
- Advertisement -

Quantela’s CoVER – Coronavirus emergency response platform

The corona virus outbreak globally has been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization. It is vital for all the state governments to keep...

Impact of Digital Healthcare in Pandemic Situation

How Emerging Digital Technologies like IoT, AI, VR and Analytics can help plan and manage Pandemic situations better Ravinder Pal Singh President & CEO, Merkado RHA...

Transitioning from the ‘City of Lakes’ to a Smart City

THE BACKGROUND The Smart Cities Mission is an innovative initiative by the Government of India to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life...

Government of India allows private sector to diagnose corona virus

The Indian government has opened the corona virus test to the private sector. Significantly, the cost of this test is between Rs...