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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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IFC and HDFC create $800-mn corpus for affordable homes 17.11.2017 News
A number of initiatives have been taken to push the housing for all scheme
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Smart city complex task, maintaining standards can simplify work: Paswan 3.11.2017 Latest News
National standards make the smart cities work safely and smoothly, he said
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Thane to be assessed for implementing district cooling system 2.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Thane in Maharashtra will be the first Indian city to be assessed for potential for implementation of district cooling system, said the Indian subsidiary of Danish company Danfoss A/S.
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New 'Smart City' hatches solutions to urban chaos 19.10.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Planners for new state capital envision drones, artificial intelligence to keep order and head off growth of slums
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Singapore firm to design town centre for Bhubaneswar's smart city project 27.9.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Project to cost firm Rs 8 cr; East Coast Railways, Bhubaneswar Smart City will be important stakeholders
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Govt to tap markets to fund smart city, affordable homes 16.9.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Centre has also approved a Rs 300 cr plan to improve solid waste management in the national capital
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Govt to hold contest with Rs 50 lakh prize money for Smart City projects 10.9.2017 Top Stories
Evaluation criteria include "impact, innovation and scalability/replicability" in other areas of the
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Odisha: Flood-like situation in Bhubaneswar due to continuous rain, more showers predicted 2.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
Massive flooding have been reported from residential areas of Bhubaneswar due to continuous downpour and at many places water have entered houses.
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IFC, BSCL to forge partnership for Bhubaneswar smart city project 18.8.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd (BSCL), the special purpose vehicle for Bhubaneswar Smart City project, is set to forge a partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group (WBG), to transform the capital of Odisha into a smart city.Bhubaneswar had emerged as the numero uno among the 20 winners of the Smart City Challenge competition held last year." We had proposed to partner with IFC to make Bhubaneswar a smart city. The basic objective was that IFC will play the role of technical transaction adviser for the projects to be developed in public-private partnership (PPP) mode", said an official of the BSCL.More importantly, IFC will help us in developing an ideal institutional financing model for smart city SPV that will enable the projects to get viable financing and guide projects to develop bankability for attracting finances, he added.It may be noted that the Department of Economic Affairs under the Ministry of Finance has ...
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Odisha envisages investment worth Rs 30,000 crore for urban development 2.12.2016 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
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Jaitley to address Odisha's largest ever investors' meet today 1.12.2016 New Kerala: India News
Jaitley to address Odisha's largest ever investors' meet today
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