User: ajantriks Topic: SC
Category: Davangere
Last updated: Jul 06 2018 13:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 21    
Three years on, where does the Hubballi-Dharwad Smart City project stand? 6.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Out of 27 projects proposed by these twin cities in North Karnataka under the Smart Cities Mission, only one has gotten off to a start. An interview with the Special Officer of the SPV on the challenges and overall progress so far. »
Also found in: [+]
TenderSURE roads are the envy of India 15.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Specifications have been made a part of the Smart City project
Also found in: [+]
Politicians find place in Smart Cities project execution 21.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Smart cities projects are yet to take off, but elected representatives have managed to lobby their way in through a committee that will "guide and monitor" the progress of the already-delayed Smart Cities mission. Seven cities - Bengaluru, Belagavi, Davangere, Hubballi-Dharwad, Shivamogga, Mangaluru and Tumakuru - have been chosen to receive Rs 500 crore each from the Centre under the Smart Cities mission. Except Bengaluru that was shortlisted in June this year, the other six cities were chosen by the Centre almost a year ago. It is only now that the Urban Development Department (UDD) has issued an order delegating decision-making powers to special purpose vehicles (SPV) that will implement the project. The Smart City SPV for Bengaluru is yet to receive a Cabinet approval. Now, each city will have a 'Smart City Implementation and Review Committee' comprising the MP, MLAs, leader of the Opposition party in the municipal corporation, the mayor among others. Chaired by the minister for Urban Development and ...
Also found in: [+]
Smart city: Govt forms panel to vet tech projects of 7 cities 28.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
With seven cities in Karnataka, including Bengaluru, drawing up ambitious plans to use technology in governance under the Smart Cities Mission, the state government has formed a six-member panel comprising experts to ensure they are not just fancy announcements. Belagavi, Davangere, Hubballi-Dharwad, Shivamogga, Mangaluru, Tumakuru and Bengaluru have been chosen under the Centre's Smart Cities Mission and each will get up to Rs 500 crore. These cities have announced smart parking, smart water metres, app-based citizen service delivery, public Wi-FI connectivity and other such technology-based projects. All of them will now need approval by a technical committee under the Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC), the nodal agency for the Smart City project. The committee comprises sustainability expert Prof T V Ramachandra from the Indian Institute of Science, geographical information systems (GIS) expert S Rajagopalan from IIIT Bangalore (IIITB), C-DAC principal ...
Also found in: [+]
How Mysuru missed the ‘Smart City’ bus yet again 26.6.2017 Hindu: National
After slipping to fifth place in the most recent Swachh rankings, Mysuru has missed the ‘Smart City’ bus yet again.Meanwhile, Bengaluru finally made it to the list of cities to be developed under the...
Also found in: [+]
Bengaluru finally selected as smart city 23.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Bengaluru is among 30 cities on a list of 'smart cities' announced on Friday under an ambitious Central government project to enhance liveability in urban centres. So far, six cities in Karnataka — Hubballi-Dharwad, Mangaluru, Shivamogga, Tumakuru, Davangere and Belagavi — have found their place in the Smart City Mission. With Friday's announcement, a total of 90 cities have been identified under the scheme and 10 more will be chosen soon, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here. The announcement marks the culmination of the third round of selection. Launched on June 15, 2015, the scheme plans to develop 100 smart cities by 2022. Kerala on top Of the total 45 cities, 30 were selected in this round of city-level competition. Bengaluru bagged the 14th place while Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala topped the list. Naya Raipur in Chhattisgarh and Rajkot in Gujarat bagged the second and third positions respectively. Four cities in Tamil Nadu — Tiruppur, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi ...
Also found in: [+]
Bengaluru to be developed as smart city 23.6.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Bengaluru is among the 30 cities shortlisted on Friday for development under the Smart Cities project. So far Hubballi-Dharwad, Mangaluru, Shivamogga, Tumakuru, Davangere and Belagavi have already found their place in the Smart Cities Mission for Karnataka. Announcing the new list of cities to be developed under the NDA Governments ambitious project, Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu said these 30 cities will now have to prepare their individual project reports on ways to spruce up and for modalities to raise the funds for urban enclaves. Only 10 cities have to be selected by urban development ministry to complete its target of 100 to provide them with modern infrastructure for better living. Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala topped the challenge to come into the list of 30. The other cities selected are: Naya Raipur in Chhattisgarh, Rajkot in Gujarat, Amravati in Andhra Pradesh, Patna and Muzaffarpur in Bihar, Karimnagar in Telangana, Puducherry, Gandhinagar in Gujarat, Srinagar in Jammu ...
Also found in: [+]
Karnataka : Naidu to review progress of urban sector schemes 2.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Karnataka : Naidu to review progress of urban sector schemes
Also found in: [+]
Naidu to review urban sector schemes in Karnataka 1.5.2017 New Kerala: Karnataka
Naidu to review urban sector schemes in Karnataka
Also found in: [+]
Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu to review progress of urban sector schemes in Karnataka tomorrow 1.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu will review progress of implementation of new urban missions in Karnataka tomorrow. Shri Naidu will chair the review meeting to be held in Bengaluru.
Also found in: [+]
Smart Cities: Davangere, Belagavi lag behind 5.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Davangere and Belagavi lag behind, while Nagpur and Indore have bagged the first and second place in the country, in the implementation of the Smart Cities project. According to the urban development ministry, five other cities from South India announced in the first batch of 20 Smart Cities in January 2016, Kochi (Kerala), Visakhapatnam and Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh), Coimbatore and Chennai (Tamil Nadu) too have failed to catch up in the race for the execution of projects. Ahead of the completion of two years of the Smart Cities mission in June 2017, the ministry analysed the investment conversion ratio (ICR) of each city. ICR indicates the extent of conversion of approved Smart City plans into investments through ground-level implementation. ICR also shows the percentage of funds currently being used at the ground level for implementing the projects as against the funds approved by the Centre. Both in Davangere and Belagavi, ICR is less than 22%, which means the amount spent on the execution of the ...
Also found in: [+]
11 IAS officers transferred 21.2.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The state government on Tuesday transferred 11 IASofficers. Following are their new postings. PRavi Kumar:additionalchief secretary, Forest,Ecology and Environment Department. He is also placed in concurrent charge of the post of additionalchief secretary, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department. Renuka Chidambaram:principalsecretary, Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department. Rajneesh Goel:additionalchief secretary, Energy Department. He also continues as additional chief secretary, YouthEmpowerment and Sports Department. VManjula:additionalchief secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department (MedicalEducation). SRUmashankar:MD, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation, Bengaluru. Rajendra Kumar Kataria:secretary (MSME &Mines), Commerce and Industries Department. SSPattanashetty:secretary, Department of Cooperation. Priyanka Mary Francis:Deputy Commissioner, Udupi. TVenkatesh:managing director, Mysuru Sugar Company, Bengaluru. Anirudh Sravan: chief executive officer, SpecialPurpose ...
Also found in: [+]
Rs 2,070 cr released to K'taka under Amrut scheme: Venkaiah 4.2.2017 deccanherald.com
Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Centre had released Rs 2,070 crore to Karnataka under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (Amrut). The mission aims to improve infrastructural facilities such as water supply, sewage treatment, drainage and urban transport. Addressing a press meet in Bengaluru on Saturday, Naidu said that a total of 27 cities from Karnataka had been selected under Amrut scheme. Instead of sanctioning funds every year, theCentre decided to release funds at one go for the next three years. So far, Rs 4,971 crore has been allocated for Karnataka, he added. Naidu said that Rs 388 crore had been sanctioned to Belagavi and Davangere under the Smart City Mission and Karnataka had to submit a proposal to the Centre for including Bengaluru in the mission. He said that the Union government had so far sanctioned Rs 16,700 crore for the metro rail network in Bengaluru. DH News ...
Also found in: [+]
Foreign experts to speak on building a smart city 2.2.2017 deccanherald.com
A two-day workshop on 'Smart cities mission- Karnataka', a planning and initiation meet for information and communication technology (ICT) solutions, has been organised on February 3 and 4 at Hotel Ocean Pearl in the city. This could prove a first step towards making Mangaluru a smart city. It will be inaugurated by Urban Development Minister R Roshan Baig at 9.30 am. As many as 150 people including seven World Bank experts, besides state-level officers, commissioners of respective corporations, 60 corporators from the MCC are expected to attend the workshop. Mangaluru City Corporation Commissioner Mohammed Nazeer said on Thursday, "The workshop aimed at preparing common plans for the six cities selected to be developed under the very project - Mangaluru, Belagavi, Hubballi-Dharwad, Davangere, Shivamogga and Tumakuru." According to the handout of the MCC, the morning session on the inaugural day is restricted to presentations from various corporations, while the post noon sessions will have foreign ...
Also found in: [+]
State to get Rs 1,188 crore for Smart City Mission, says Vala 26.1.2017 deccanherald.com
Governor Vajubhai Vala on Thursday said Rs 1,188 crore will be provided under the Centre's Smart City Mission, covering six cities in the coming financial year in the state. In his Republic Day address at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Ground, he said the Smart City Mission envisages providing hassle-free smart solutions at reasonable cost for delivery of services and building infrastructure in six cities of Mangaluru, Belagavi, Shivamogga, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tumakuru and Davangere. An amount of Rs 776 crore has been already released under the mission in the current fiscal year, he added. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is making efforts to find a spot in the mission. It is preparing a fresh proposal to compete in the last and final round likely to be held in March this year. The Centre has planned to develop 100 smart cities in the country with an aim to provide better infrastructure and services to people with smart solutions. Further, the governor commended the state government for taking ...
Also found in: [+]
Smart Cities: Process on to pick experts to execute action plans 10.12.2016 deccanherald.com
The four cities from Karnataka selected in the second round of the Smart City initiative have commenced the process of selecting project management consultants to help execute their respective action plan for city improvement. The corporations of Hubballi-Dharwad, Mangaluru, Shivamogga and Tumakuru have invited request for proposals from interested project management consultants and have fixed January 6, 2017 as the last date for submitting the proposals. According to sources in the Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC) in Bengaluru, the nodal agency for the Smart City initiative, the cities will simultaneously work on constituting Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs)for programme implementation. The SPVs are companies with a board of directors from the state government, Ministry of UrbanDevelopment and independent directors. The SPVs are proposed to be put in place to ensure autonomy in decision-making and mission implementation of smart cities. The cities of Belagavi ...
Also found in: [+]
Rs 12 cr for each town under Smart Cities project 2.12.2016 deccanherald.com
The Centre has earmarked Rs 12 crore each for Belagavi, Hubballi-Dharwad, Davangere, Shivamogga and Mangaluru, for preparing an action plan under the Smart Cities initiative.

Replying to a question by B YRaghavendra (BJP), Minister of State for MunicipalAdministration Eshwar Khandre said Rs 1 crore had already been released to each city.

Also found in: [+]
Cong. not serious about smart city project: Angadi 24.10.2016 Hindu: Karnataka
Senior BJP leader Suresh C. Angadi has expressed concern over the delay in commencing development works under the smart city project, when other selected cities had started implementing it. He held th...
Also found in: [+]
Congress not serious about implementing works under Smart City Project in Belagavi, says BJP leader Suresh Angadi 22.10.2016 Hindu: Home
Senior BJP leader Suresh C. Angadi has expressed concern over the delay in commencing development works under the Smart City Project (SCP), when other selected cities had started implementing the pro...
Also found in: [+]
Work yet to start in Belagavi, Davanagere 21.9.2016 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
Cities selected under the project will get D500 crore each from State and Centre
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 21