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Patnaik unveils Smart City logo, websites 12.4.2018 General News
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today unveiled the logo and official website of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL). He also unveiled a city website named Bhubaneswar.me developed by Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) today and a promo video on the city for attracting visitors on the eve of 70th Capital Foundation Day. "I remember the devastation caused by Super Cyclone of 1999 and how far we have come since then. Bhubaneswar has evolved as a truly global city. Our cultural heritage, warmth and hospitality of people coupled with smart, modern amenities make the capital city a unique urban experience," Patnaik said. The logo of Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited with its vibrant colours represent a fast developing smart city in the form of a butterfly, signifying growth, motion and youthful energy. The five colours used in this logo trace their origin to the five visions of Bhubaneswar Smart City proposal which is: livable city, eco-friendly city, child friendly .
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Paucity of hotel rooms dents 'sports capital' tag for Bhubaneswar 16.3.2018 Latest News
Govt reaches out to companies, asks them to accommodate visitors in their guesthouses
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Centre tells SC it will not damage Ram Sethu for shipping project 16.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Subramanium Swamy had filed a PIL against the ship channel project and had sought direction to the Centre that the mythological Ram Sethu be not touched
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Raise policing standard to meet global benchmark: Patnaik 15.3.2018 General News
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today asked the Odisha Police to raise the bar to match global benchmark as the state is fast emerging as a top destination of international investors. Addressing the valedictory session of the 60th Senior Police Officers' Conference, 2018 here. Patnaik also lauded the progress of Odisha in different spheres of administration during the last two decades. "The senior police officers should raise the standards of policing to match global benchmark," Patnaik said citing achievements of the state government in disaster management, that has earned appreciation from the United Nations. Stating that Odisha is fast emerging as a top destination of international investors because of stable law and order situation, Patnaik said Bhubaneswar is regarded as safe and smart city internationally. Patnaik also released a book "Crime in Odisha 2016" and inaugurated a mobile app "Sahayata" on the occasion. The State Crime Record Bureau has prepared the book ..
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Urban governance survey: Here is why Pune beat Delhi, Bengaluru fared worst 15.3.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Indian cities could hardly score above 5, with Pune barely touching the 5.1 margin, compared to global megacities such as New York and London, which scored 8.8 each
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Credit for Bhubaneswar global ranking goes to people: CM 14.3.2018 General News
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the credit for Bhubaneswar getting a rank among the 20 top global smart cities in a survey goes to the people of the state. The survey was carried out by market researcher Juniper Research and was sponsored by global technology player Intel. Bhubaneswar ranks among the top 20 global smart cities in terms of the integration of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and connected services across four key areas - mobility, healthcare, public safety and productivity, the survey said. "A proud moment for every Odia," Patnaik said after a global survey ranked Bhubaneswar at 19 among the 20 top global smart cities. He said in a statement "This is personally a poignant moment for me as I remember the super cyclone of 1999 and how far we have come since then. Our cultural heritage, warmth and hospitality of our people coupled with modern amenities make this city a unique urban experience." Patnaik said the people have continuously ..
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EU delegation assures alliance with Odisha in innovation, entrepreneurship 24.2.2018 Business Standard: News Now
MSME presented details of the Start-up Odisha Initiative and appraised the delegation about the salient features of the policy
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India inks pact with Canada's IDRC 22.2.2018 General News
The government today signed a pact with Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) for research collaboration in various fields, according to an official statement. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between India and Canada's IDRC to usher the 'programme based research support' in addressing current and future global and local developmental challenges was signed, it said. During the signing ceremony, the Indian side appreciated the contribution of IDRC in supporting quality research in various fields, including finance, agriculture, industry and health in India, the statement said today. Since 1972, IDRC has funded 551 research activities worth CAD 159 million in India through institutions, researchers and NGOs. During the last five years (2012-17), 96 research projects worth CAD 51 million were funded by the IDRC in India.
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Patnaik emphasises on preservation of cultural identity 2.2.2018 General News
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said emhasis should be given on the preservation of cultural identity and heritage of Bhubaneswar while developing it into a smart city. The state government has been doing so, besides promoting tourism and best practices in this field while developing Bhubaneswar as a smart city, he said inaugurating the fifth International Biennial Conference organised by the Indian Heritgae Cities Network Foundation, UNESCO and housing and urban development department. Stating that more cultural sites of Odisha should come into the purview of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, he said "My government is committed towards taking steps towards identifying, preserving and protecting these sites through listing and documentation, preparation of tourism promotion and conservation plans and developing heritage resource management plan." He said along with development of modern amenities and facilities, the cities should also be vibrant with the ...
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Google partners Larsen and Toubro to set up 150 Wi-Fi hotspots in Pune 31.1.2018 News
The Pune project will be part of part of Pune Smart City Development Corporation Limited's Smart City project
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Brokerage firm Zerodha plans three million user base in three years 23.1.2018 All Companies Stories
Zerodha, technology-driven zero brokerage firm, has set target to have three million user base in three years.The company's user base grew by 204 per cent in 2017-18 compared to the last fiscal. It has now a user base of over 0.6 million.According to Karthik Rangappa, vice president (Research & Educational Services), the company plans to have three million customers on board in the next three years (say by 2020).Coin, the company's mutual fund platform that let the customer buy mutual funds online, completely commission-free, directly from asset management companies, has more Rs 600 crore assets under management. The mutual fund bought through 'Coin' will be in demat form, with a convenience of one portfolio across equity, mutual fund, currency. One can start, stop or modify SIPs anytime they want and the first Rs 25,000 worth of investments would be free.The company plans to foray into insurance products- both general and life insurance.In Odisha, Zerodha has offices in ...
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New Smart cities: From UP's Bareilly to TN's Erode, here's the full list 20.1.2018 Latest News
Under the scheme, each city will get Rs 500 crore from the Centre for implementing various projects
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PNGRB changes bid norms for CNG, PNG retail licence 17.1.2018 General News
After "one paisa" bids spoilt the initial auction rounds, oil regulator PNGRB has proposed to radically change the bidding parameters for obtaining a licence to retail CNG and piped cooking gas in cities. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) has proposed to conduct future auctions by asking companies to quote the tariff they will charge for transportation of CNG and piped gas or PNG within the city, with lowest rate getting preference. They would also be asked to quote the number of CNG stations and households proposed to be connected within a given timeframe, according to PNGRB's public notice on revised bidding criteria. Besides, bidders will also have to quote how much pipeline would they lay on winning the licence. PNGRB has so far held eight rounds of bidding where companies were asked to quote the tariff for pipeline that carries gas within the city limits. This bidding criteria did not include the rate at which an entity would sell CNG to ...
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The smart city of legends 12.1.2018 BusinessLine - BL Ink
Bhubaneswar has always been work in process, whether as part of the Kalinga dynasty or now en route to becoming an address of the future
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Oil regulator to offer 100 CGD licences for bidding this month 11.1.2018 General News
Oil regulator PNGRB will this month offer for bidding CNG retailing licences in 100 cities on revised terms, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) has so far held eight rounds of bidding where companies were asked to quote the tariff for pipeline that carries gas within the city limits. The bidding criteria did not include the rate at which an entity would sell CNG to automobiles or piped natural gas to households using the same pipeline network, leading to companies offering one paisa as tariff to win licences. "PNGRB will offer 100 city gas distribution (CGD) licences for bidding on a new model this month," Pradhan said at a FICCI conference here. The new model would have a different bidding parameter besides the geographical or physical area for the licence being dynamic, he said. He however did not offer details of the new bidding criteria. PNGRB had in October last year called for industry comments .
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World Bank's IFC to offload 1.8% stake in Bandhan Bank through IPO 1.1.2018 Latest News
International Finance Corporation, a part of World Bank group, will offload about 1.8 per cent stake in the proposed initial public offering (IPO) of Bandhan Bank. The bank has filed a has filed a Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for its proposed initial public offering (IPO) of up to 119,280,494 equity shares of face value of ?10 each. At present, IFC holds about 4.9 per cent stake in Bandhan Bank. Notably, other investors will hold on to their stakes in the bank, informed C S Ghosh, managing director, Bandhan Bank. Some of the other investors at Bandhan Bank include, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), Caladium Investment Pte. Ltd. (a company managed by GIC Special Investments Private Limited) and Bandhan Employees Welfare Trust. "As of now, we are well capitalized, and our capital adequacy ratio is close to 26 per cent. The IPO is mainly for regulatory compliance," said Ghosh.Bandhan Bank will complete ...
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Smart City: Only 7% of Rs 9,860 cr used so far; Ahmedabad spent the most 30.12.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
An HUA official recently said the ministry was concerned about the "unsatisfactory" progress of the project in some of the cities.
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Odisha plans 19 hospitals in PPP mode with an outlay of Rs 1,200 cr 28.11.2017 News
For providing healthcare services at affordable rate across Odisha, the state government is planning to develop 19 hospitals having 2600 beds under public-private-partnership mode.The affordable healthcare project is expected to see an investment of about Rs 1200 crore for development of hospitals both in greenfield and brownfield mode. International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group (WBG), is the transaction advisor for the project.Out of 19 hospitals proposed, there will be four cluster pairs and 11 single sites. These facilities will be set up in 18 districts of the state." It is the largest PPP project initiative by the state government in the healthcare in the country. The bids will be invited in the month of January and the agreement with the state government is likely to be signed with qualified organizations in May. Each bed will see an investment of about Rs 40 lakhs", said Pranav Mohan, investment officer (health), ...
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Govt to float Cabinet note for Rs 12,000-cr Delhi smart sub-city project 20.11.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Last year, the Delhi Development Authority had expedited the process for constructing smart sub-cities in the capital at Dwarka, Rohini, and Narela
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IBS Software begins operation at SmartCity Kochi 17.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
This is the second facility of IBS in the coastal city in Kerala
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