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Smart cities contours to be visible in six months: Minister 8.6.2018 Sify Finance
Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep S. Puri on Thursday said the 99 designated smart cities in the country, which entail an investment of nearly Rs 2 lakh crore, will start showing visible signs of excellence in the next six months.
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PMAY: ‘guard against fraudulent activities’ 8.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Union Minister cautions homebuyers in the National Capital Region
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One-way to ease Khan market mess in Delhi 5.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Those coming to Khan Market will be eased of parking hassles with the introduction of a one-way route for the entry and exit of vehicles. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and the traffic police are working on a plan to regularise parking as well as smoothen the traffic movement around the posh market complex. The move had come under the Smart City project that proposed to 'pedsetrianise' the market to reduce noise and air pollution as well make it look more aesthetic. Unauthourised parking from approach roads and around the market will be removed, said officials. "We plan to regularise parking in the area. Earlier we had planned to remove all parking from inside the market. Most of the cars parked before the shops belong to shop-owners who use it to stuff their stock and block the space. There are five-seven parking lots around the market, where traders can park their cars. However, we plan to do that eventually," said a senior officer. A meeting in this regard was held between the Delhi Police and ...
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India among top five countries in e-waste generation: Study 4.6.2018 Sify Finance
Despite the government's emphasis on Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan and Smart Cities project, India continues to be among the top five countries generating e-waste, an ASSOCHAM-NEC recent study said here on Monday.
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India needs to adopt Electric Vehicles in a phased manner: Stakeholders 26.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Senior public and private stakeholders across the value chain including government, policy makers, and domain experts on Friday stressed the need to adopt a hybrid model rather than Electric Vehicles (EVs) for India at the current stage to boost mobility in a sustainable manner. Speaking on epistemology of Electric Vehicle Market Ecosystem in India […]
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Modi govt has failed to fulfill promises made during 2014 LS polls: Cong 25.5.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, On the eve of the completion of four years of the NDA Government at the Centre, the Congress has charged the BJP led regime of failing to fulfill promises made by it to people of the country during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. In a series of tweets on its official social media […]
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Delhi Metro's Magenta Line underground sections to open today 25.5.2018 General News
The inauguration of underground sections Delhi Metro's Magenta line from Nehru Park to Central Metro is scheduled to open later in the day.The entire stretch of the Magenta Line will be ready, extending from Botanical Garden in Noida with Janakpuri West in Delhi will be inaugurated on May 28.Another underground metro line from Little Mount to AG-DMS in Chennai will also be inaugurated today.Japan has been supporting the construction of the Chennai metro both technically and financially.The government of Japan has spent around 110 billion for Chennai Metro Phase 1.Chennai metro will provide its commuters safety, reliability, punctuality, comfort, high-frequency operations and customer satisfaction.It will help reduce traffic congestion, air pollution and enhance sustainable urban transportation system.Major projects for Chennai Metro Phase II and Chennai Peripheral Ring Road are currently under survey.Japan is also contributing to the "Smart City" initiatives of Chennai, Ahmedabad and .
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Bicycle manufacturers' delegation meets Urban Affairs minister Puri 24.5.2018 General News
A delegation of cycle manufacturers led by Rajya Sabha MP and Punjab BJP President Shwait Malik met Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri in Delhi today. According to Malik, he apprised Puri of the dent made by the huge import of cheap Chinese bicycles and parts. Puri was told that over 1.65 crores of bicycles were manufactured in the country annually. India is the second largest bicycle manufacturer in the world with more than 4,000 industrial units, the delegation said. Malik said the concept of public bike sharing in China led to a manufacturing spurt in that country. "But due to unregulated public bike sharing system, this system has come at a halt in China. Due to this, there is a capacity surplus and a huge inventory of bicycles in China. So now they are trying to sell these cheap reconditioned old bicycles in India," he said. He added that under the smart city project four crore bicycles will be indented into the system under the public bike sharing ...
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India welcomes the Netherlands into ISA, the two sides sign 10 agreements 24.5.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday welcomed the entry of the Netherlands into the International Solar Alliance (ISA). In a joint statement, issued after delegation level talks between Mr. Modi and Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte who is on a two-day visit to India, New Delhi welcomed the signing of the Framework […]
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Smart Cities India 2018 Expo opens tomorrow 23.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 22 (NewsVoir): The 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo, co-locating five major verticals that make up our smart city framework - Buildings, Solar, Smart Cities, Transport and Water,
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Collaborative Governance set to take centre stage at 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo 21.5.2018 General News
Today, authorities across the world are focused on evaluating and deploying new-age technologies to make cities smarter and better places to live in than ever before. The 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo, taking place at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from 23-25th May, will feature some of the most prominent leaders and experts discussing the harnessing of technology to make the next generation of urban spaces resilient, sustainable, and inclusive.Organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), the NASSCOM Centre of Excellence - IoT and Exhibitions India Group, the 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo co-locates five major verticals that make up our smart city framework - Buildings, Solar, Smart Cities, Transport and Water.Intelligent urban transport networks, smart energy, safe and secure public spaces, upgraded water supply, waste disposal facilities, and environmentally compatible buildings are some of the components of the future-ready smart cities that India and the world ...
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Collaborative Governance set to take centre stage at 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo 21.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 21 (ANI-NewsVoir): Today, authorities across the world are focused on evaluating and deploying new-age technologies to make cities smarter and better places to live in than ever
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China's Mobike to foray into India in next few weeks 20.5.2018 General News
App-based bicycle-sharing platform Mobike is firming up plans for its entry into the Indian market in the next few weeks and is in advanced discussions with authorities in various cities to start services. Mobike, which offers services in 16 countries across over 200 cities, was acquired by Chinese firm Meituan Dianping for an estimated USD 2.7 billion last month. "We are in advanced stages of discussions with authorities of various cities in India and are also looking at smart city projects. We want to be a part of the India story. We are looking at launching our services here in the next couple of weeks," Mobike India CEO Vibhor Jain told PTI. These cities include Nagpur, Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune and Ahmedabad, among others, he added. Jain said the company is also in discussions with corporate parks and educational institutes in the country for introducing its platform. He, however, declined to comment on the investment earmarked for the Indian market or the number of bikes that will .
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Basic first, smart later 19.5.2018 Hindu: Health
India is hurtling towards an urban mega crisis
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Netherlands PM to attend India-Dutch CEOs forum 19.5.2018 General News
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte is scheduled to arrive in India for a two-day visit commencing from May 24 as part of India-Dutch CEOs forum to be held in New Delhi.As per a release of Ministry of External Affairs on Friday, Prime Minister Rutte will be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality; Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation; Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management; and Minister for Medical Care.Further, around 231 business delegates representing 130 companies have registered to join the Trade Mission.They will represent varied sectors including agri-food, horticulture, logistics, education, smart cities, water, health and life sciences, IT, and maritime sectors.Rutte's visit comes after the 2017 visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Netherlands.On the sidelines of the CEO forum, Prime Minister Ruth is scheduled to visit the Indian Space Research ..
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Cities are drivers of economic growth & people living cities need to be provided with adequate housing: Vice President 17.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that cities are the drivers of economic growth and all sections of people living in the cities need to be provided with adequate housing and other essential amenities.
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Rajnath Singh reviews development projects in Union Territories 16.5.2018 General News
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reviewed the progress of various developmental projects in the Union Territories, including Delhi and Chandigarh, and asked officials to expedite the completion of pending projects.Senior officials from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, NCT of Delhi, Lakshadweep and Puducherry briefed Singh on the status of various developmental projects being implemented in their respective Union Territories.The projects reviewed were smart cities mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), nutritious food supply to women and children, provision of drinking water and electricity, Swachh Bharat mission, improvement in shipping and road connectivity, and tourism projects, read a statement.Singh appreciated the progress achieved in the implementation of various projects aimed at improving the ease of living of people.He exhorted the officials to persevere for ...
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Shri Rajnath Singh reviews development projects in Union Territories 15.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh here today reviewed the progress of various development projects in the Union Territories. Senior officials from the UTs of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, NCT Delhi, Lakshadweep and Puducherry briefed the Home Minister on the status of various developmental projects being implemented in their respective UTs. Among the projects reviewed were Smart Cities Mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), Nutritious Food Supply to Women and Children, provision of Drinking Water & Electricity, Swachh Bharat Mission, improvement in Shipping and Road Connectivity and Tourism projects.
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Rajnath reviews development projects in UTs 15.5.2018 General News
Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the progress of various developmental projects in the Union Territories, including Delhi and Chandigarh, and asked officials to expedite the completion of pending projects. A ministry spokesperson said among the projects reviewed were smart cities mission, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), nutritious food supply to women and children, provision of drinking water and electricity, Swachh Bharat mission, improvement in shipping and road connectivity, and tourism projects. Senior officials from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, NCT of Delhi, Lakshadweep and Puducherry briefed the home minister on the status of various developmental projects being implemented in their respective UTs. Singh appreciated the progress achieved in implementation of various projects aimed at improving the ease of living of people. He exhorted the officials to ...
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Capital’s Smart City dreams take wings 14.5.2018 Hindu: National
Corporation inks consultancy pact with IPE Global
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