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Centre commits Rs 2,070 cr under AMRUT for 31 Guj cities 5.4.2018 General News
The Centre has committed a sum of Rs 2,070 crore for the development of 31 cities in Gujarat under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) mission, Independent Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani said today. In a release issued today, he said the 31 cities included Ahmedabad, Dwarka, Jamnagar, Gandhinagar, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Godhra, Porbandar, Rajkot, Surat and Vadodara. The issue was raised in the Rajya Sabha by Nathwani and he had sought a reply from Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs. In his reply, tabled in the House, Puri said that the Union government had committed financial assistance of Rs 35,989.70 crore for development of 500 cities nationwide under AMRUT, of which Rs 2,069.96 crore was for 31 cities in Gujarat. The total allocation for the 31 cities is Rs 4,884.42 crore, the reply stated, adding that the rest of the amount would be pooled in by the Gujarat government. It said that Rs ...
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Pune, Hyderabad bank on municipal bonds, but why are Kochi and Surat dithering? 2.4.2018 Citizen Matters
The Centre has been actively promoting municipal bonds as a source to fund development of cities, but those with lower credit ratings may not find it a very smooth option to raise money through the same. ...
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State seeks ‘Smart Area’ around Cyberabad 27.3.2018 Hindu: National

The State government has requested the Smart Cities Council India, which held its fifth summit here last week, to consider setting up a ‘Smart Area’ around Cyberabad with companies that can demonst

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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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Govt approves promulgation of amended regulations for municipalities in 3 UTs 8.3.2018 General News
The central government today approved various amendments to regulations for municipalities of three Union Territories -- Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, according to an official release. The proposals are Daman and Diu Municipalities (Amendment) Regulation, 2018; the Dadra and Nagar Haveli Municipal Council (Amendment) Regulation, 2018; and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Municipal (Amendment) Regulation 2018. The decision will help ensure better provisions for the constitution, administration and powers of the municipalities in the Union Territories of Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the release said. Provisions relating to anti-defection, constructive no-confidence motion, establishment of ombudsman, etc. will be inserted in the amended regulations. The regulations also include other amendments such as ...
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ABB enables water management system of Surat 6.3.2018 General News
With GSM enabled AquaMaster flowmeters solution to measure water consumption in real-time
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Daman & Diu gets air link, slew of schemes during PM visit 24.2.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Nodi today launched several development programmes worth Rs 1,000 crore in Daman and Diu, and said these will boost tourism and help the common man in the union territory. The PM also inaugurated Air Odisha's flight connecting Ahmedabad with Diu under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme UDAN. Modi also launched helicopter services between Daman and Diu - to be operated by Pawan Hans Ltd - at an event here. "The air connectivity will boost tourism as tourists who want to visit the Somnath temple, Gir forest (in Gujarat) can now go (there) from Diu," Modi said. Somnath temple and Gir forest are located around 80 km from Diu. Ahmedabad to Diu road journey takes 12 hours and the air connectivity cuts the travel time to just an hour. Modi distributed kits to beneficiaries of welfare schemes, including differently-abled persons, women and industrial labourers. He announced a slew of development programmes for Diu and said VAT on diesel provided to fishermen ...
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PM to visit Daman, Surat on Feb 24-25 22.2.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Surat in Gujarat and Daman in Union territory of Daman and Diu this weekend to inaugurate various projects and flag off a night marathon. Modil will inaugurate projects worth Rs 1,000 crore in Daman city on February 24 and flag off the marathon in Surat the next day. "On February 24, Modi will lay the foundation stones for projects including a water treatment plant, a gas pipeline, an electric sub-station, a municipal market, a foot bridge among others," S S Yadav, Adviser to Administrator of Daman, Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, said today. The PM will also launch a helicopter service between Daman and Diu, and an Air Odisha flight service connecting Ahmedabad with Diu, he said. Modi will inaugurate anganwadis and schools constructed under the corporate social responsibility (CSR), Yadav said. During his visit to Daman, the prime minister is scheduled to distribute e-rickshaws to women and scooters to differently-abled ...
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Government announces nine new smart cities 20.1.2018 Sify Finance
Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has announced the name of nine more smart cities, taking the total to 99.
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Govt. announces nine new smart cities 20.1.2018 General News
Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has announced the name of nine more smart cities, taking the total to 99.The mission of hundred smart cities was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June 2015.Silvassa in Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli has topped the list of winning cities in this round of competition.The other cities include Erode in Tamil Nadu, Diu in Union Territory of Daman and Diu, Biharsharif in Bihar, Bareilly, Saharanpur and Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh and Kavaratti in Lakshadweep.Briefing reporters in New Delhi, the minister said, the nine cities have proposed an investment of 12 thousand 824 crore rupees to develop 409 projects.He said, with the selection of these nine cities, the total proposed investment in 99 smart cities will be Rs 2,03,979 crore.Giving details of the progress made in smart cities scheme, Puri said, Smart City Centers have become operational in Pune, Surat, Vadodara and Kakinada and work is in
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Only Rs 645 cr spent so far out of Rs 9,860 cr under Smart City mission: Data 30.12.2017 BusinessLine - News
Out of Rs 9,860 crore released to 60 cities under the Smart City Mission only seven per cent, or about Rs 645 crore, has been utilised so far, an issue which has raised concerns in the Urban Affairs...
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'Only 7% of Rs 9,860 cr released under Smart City Mission spent so far' 30.12.2017 BusinessLine - National
Out of the Rs 9,860 crore released to 60 cities under the Smart City Mission only seven per cent, or about Rs 645 crore, has been utilised so far, an issue which has raised concerns in the Urban Affa...
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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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Only 7% of Rs 9,860 cr spent so far under Smart City mission 29.12.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Of the Rs 9,860 crore released to 60 cities under the "Smart City Mission only 7%, or about Rs 645 crore, have been utilised so far, an issue which has raised concerns in the Urban Affairs Ministry. Of the Rs 196 crore released to each of around 40 cities, Ahmedabad has spent the maximum amount of Rs 80.15 crore, followed by Indore (Rs 70.69 crore), Surat (Rs 43.41 crore) and Bhopal Rs 42.86 crore, according to a data of the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry. On the other hand, the data revealed that of the sanctioned funds Andaman and Nicobar could utilise only Rs 54 lakh, Ranchi 35 lakh, an
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Gujarat election 2017: We believe in inclusive growth, vikas: BJP manifesto 9.12.2017 Latest News
BJP released its manifesto for the Gujarat Assembly polls 2017 hours before voting for the first phase began, coming up with the slogan of total development and promising to double farmers' income
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Integrated Command & Control center projects being developed in 20 Cities--10 more Cities have issued tenders: Centers already Operational in Pune, Surat, Vadodara & Producing positive results: Hardeep S Puri. 8.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Integrated Command & Control Center projects which enable fast and efficient citizen service delivery in an integrated way, are being developed in 20 cities and are already operational in cities like Pune, Surat, Vadodara, producing positive results. 10 more cities have issued tenders for developing command and control centers in their cities. This was stated by Sh Hardeep S Puri while addressing a National workshop on Accelerating Implementation of Urban Missions:
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Surat set to get global diamond exchange in 3 years 23.10.2017 Rediff: Business
Contract finally given for Rs 2,400-cr project, with GIFT City-like features
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Surat to get its own international diamond exchange in three years 21.10.2017 All Markets Stories
At a project cost of Rs 2,400 crore, bourse to house 11 towers, have GIFT City-like smart features
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Gujarat first state to get full CCTV cover 8.9.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
With the aim of curbing crimes through surveillance and better system of traffic management, the state government has finalised a plan to bring all cities and major religious destinations in the state under extensive CCTV coverage. Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja said that 34 cities and six religious destinations in the state will be equipped with CCTV network. "Good work is being done under the Smart City project in Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara and Bhavnagar. The Gujarat government is taking this one step ahead to bring the remaining parts of the state under CCTV coverage with the installation of 7,463 CCTV cameras under the Safe & Secure Gujarat project," Jadeja said. Jadeja said a Letter of Intent had been issued on September 5 to execute the Safe & Secure Gujarat project at a cost of Rs 245 crore, and the work would be completed in a time bound manner in the near future. "While CCTV coverage in other states is limited to major cities, Gujarat will be the first to cover the whole state," he ...
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100 cities, million opportunities 1.4.2017 Hindu: Home
The Centre’s Smart City Mission means big business for companies in the housing, energy and transport segments. We shortlist likely winners
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