Saturday, July 4, 2020

Smart City

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...

Government to reveal first 20 cities winners of Smart City Challenge

The winners of Smart City Challenge would be announced today which would witness names of first 20 cities out of 97, said Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu. The announced cities will be developed to have basic infrastructure through assured...

Nottingham, Chandigarh sign MoU for smart city project

Nottingham City Council and Chandigarh have signed MoU to help the Indian city transform into a Smart City. According to an official release, the MoU was signed by Chandigarh Home Secretary Anurag Agarwal and Cabinet Member of Nottingham City...

UK to develop 3 smart cities in India

UK has selected three cities in India to develop them as smart city, two cities of Maharashtra and one from Madhya Pradesh, British Deputy High Commissioner, Kumar Iyer said. The cities in Maharashtra include Pune and Amravati and Indore...

Government should ensure affordable housing in smart cities: D&B Report

A recent report by Dun & Bradstreet has advised government to ensure affordable housing in proposed smart cities along with a plan for vertical expansion in future. The report said, knowing the burden that migration can impose on city...

Complexities of Land Acquisition-Legality, Politics and the Public Interest

The Land Acquisition Amendment Bill 2015 (henceforth LAA 2015) which replaced the Land Acquisition Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013(henceforth LARR 2013) which in turn substituted for the draconian Land Acquisition Act of 1894 is one of the most...
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Kochi Smart City Command Centre equipped with Delta Video wall Solutions goes Live

Delta, a leading provider of video wall solutions, successfully set up a large-scale Video wall for Kochi Smart City in its Integrated Command Control...

Ozonetel Launches CloudAgentMobile AppFor Call Center Agents

Ozonetel, India’s leading provider of on-demand cloud communication/telephony solutions today announced the launch of all-new CloudAgent Mobile Application. With the launch of this virtual...

Kerala brings ordinance to defer Government employees’ salary

In the wake of the financial crisis created by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kerala government had decided to defer the payment...

Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture...