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Category: Ahmedabad
Last updated: Dec 17 2017 06:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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10 free WiFi zones to come up in Ahmedabad 17.12.2017 DNA: Top News
The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) that had announced to provide more than 45 free WiFi spots in city under its Smart City plan by August has now decided to at least start a trial run on 10 of these by December 30. Ahmedabad has lagged behind as Rajkot has been providing internet access to its citizens since February. For internet connectivity and fibre optic network, civic authorities of Ahmedabad have allotted a budget of Rs 239 crore including CCTV cameras for surveillance. The 30 minute of free Internet access would be provided to Amdavadis under Internet of Things (IoT). "We are ready with the 10 spots as part of a trial run. December 30 is the day when we are going to start the run. Initially, we have covered all zonal offices of AMC, MJ Library, Riverfront, LG Hospital and a dental college of AMC," said Yatindra Nayak, manager e-governance of AMC. "User data and limit is yet to be finalised and will be based on TRAI guidelines," added Nayak. "Any smart phone has to be connected with the ...
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Urban observatory likely to be set up in AU 4.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
It will be part of US aided Smart City project
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Elected civic body leaders to get Smart City training 31.10.2017 BusinessLine - News
In a bid to equip urban planners and policy makers with Urban Development and planning insights of Smart City concept, the Centre of Excellence in Urban Transport under CEPT University's CEPT Researc...
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GTU to set up first national heritage research laboratory 27.10.2017 DNA: Opinion
The Gujarat Technological University (GTU) is planning to set up National Heritage Research Lab to tackle the techno-management issues of India's first heritage city Ahmedabad. The experts at the laboratory will prepare recommendations to make Ahmedabad a combination of heritage city and smart city and will guide the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation to conserve and preserve rich culture and heritage as well overall development of the city. "GTU has taken up this task in view of large number of expert faculty available in the university. The primary discussion was done in the GTU All India Board of Advisors meeting which was attended by 10 members. The Heritage lab will explore and suggest solutions on techno management issues of heritage monuments/structures," said Dr Navin Sheth, Vice Chancellor of GTU. Experts of the proposed heritage lab will suggest how to make foundations of heritage structures strong. The experts will also cover pollution related issues of heritage structures and suggest solutions ...
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Gujarat election: BJP govt announced projects worth Rs 11,000 crore in 13 days 25.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Gujarat government has announced projects worth about Rs 11,000 crore including approval to the 'Robotics and Aquatic' galleries in Ahmedabad worth Rs 275 crore and the flyover in Bhavnagar and the inauguration of the Rs 10-crore Ambardi Lion Safari Park.
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Smart City Limited suggests use of bio compostible bags 21.10.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Coimbatore industries plan to manufacture them
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Transerve Technologies raises $1.6 m from IL&FS arm, Omidyar Network 27.9.2017 HBL: Home
Transerve Technologies, a company into geospatial technology-based SaaS solutions, has raised $1.6 million from IL&FS Investment Managers and Omidyar Network in a Series A round. The investment w...
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Transerve Technologies raises $1.6 mn 27.9.2017 HBL: Home
Transerve Technologies, a company into geospatial technology-based SaaS solutions, has raised $1.6 million from IL&FS Investment Managers and Omidyar Network in Series A round. The investment ...
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‘Crazy Vikas’ drives BJP bonkers in Gujarat 19.9.2017 Hindu: News
Viral social media campaign on poor infrastructure has the party worried ahead of polls
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A decade later, Dholera still a dream 9.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Dholera SIR is the biggest greenfield industrial smart city project that was conceived in 2007
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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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10 heritage structures identified for restoration 5.9.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Ten heritage structures have been identified in the city for restoration and, of them plan of action drawn up for two, Municipal Commissioner M. Hari Narayanan has said.At a meeting with stake-holders...
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5 big yet affordable cities in India 4.9.2017 TOI: Home
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The smart cities of India 7.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Picture this — a city with cutting-edge urban planning, smart infrastructure and replete with systems running on the latest information technologies. This dream could turn into reality with the Smart ...
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GIFT City steals the Singapore show, wins all 4 international awards 3.8.2017 HBL: Home
India’s first operational Smart City and IFSC, Gujarat International Finance-Tec City (GIFT City), has won four awards at CMO Asia 2017 on Wednesday in Singapore. GIFT City was honoured in all 4 c...
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I realise that life is intangible, says eminent architect B.V. Doshi 22.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Going strong at 90, eminent architect B.V. Doshi prepares for his upcoming retrospective in Shanghai
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Four hours of downpour bring city to a halt 21.7.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Thousands of commuters stuck at various places, five underpasses shut down and people wading through over one-feet-deep water. Just four hours of heavy downpour on Thursday evening that brought less than two inches of rainfall turned Smart City into a Sinking City. Though the weather remained overall dry till afternoon, heavy rains started lashing the city at 4.30pm. Within four hours, the city had received 43mm rainfall, turning many parts into islands However, while most areas were grappling with heavy waterlogging and roads had turned into a chaotic mess, the civic body was busy approving Rs10 crore for the heritage festival celebrations slated in August. Since most of the city’s roads are bumpy, driving turned into a nightmare due to fear of open drains. Also, underpasses constructed to ease traffic movement were forced to close down as water levels had risen. Five underpasses - Akhbarnagar, Mithakhali, Parimal, Kubernagar and Usmanpura - were closed for the traffic movement in the evening. Adding to ...
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600-year-old smart city gets World Heritage tag 9.7.2017 TOI: Cities
We have done it! Ahmedabad was inscribed as a World Heritage City at the 41st session of Unesco's World Heritage Committee meeting in Karkow, Poland, on Saturday.
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Lufthansa’s search for innovative SMEs 6.7.2017 Hindu: News
Mentorship camp to be organised for entrepreneurs at T-Hub tomorrow
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Pune Municipal bond lists on BSE 22.6.2017 HBL: Markets
Muni bond makes a comeback after the Ahmedabad municipal bond issue of 1998
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