User: fredericknoronha Topic: Urban Planning
Category: urban planning
Last updated: Aug 17 2018 09:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ease of Living Index to Empower Citizens 17.8.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Ease of Living Index to Empower Citizens
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Swachh Survekshan 2019 to focus on sustainability and public participation 13.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairshas stated that while Swachh Survekshan 2019 will focus on sustainability and encourage large scale citizen participation and ensure progress towards garbage free and open defecation free cities, the Ease of Living Index will encourage cities to move towards an ‘outcome-based’ approach to Urban planning &Management.
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China Launches New Satellite To 'Watch' Over Belt And Road Project 31.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
China on Tuesday launched Gaofen-11, an optical remote sensing satellite, as part of its high-resolution Earth observation project. It will aid in the Belt and Road Initiative.
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Intense & Diverse Stakeholder Participation of Rwa’s Traders, Students, Divyang Community & Elderly Must in Urban Planning: Hardeep S Puri 25.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Sh Hardeep S Puri, Minister of state (I/C), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has stressed on the need for intense and diverse stakeholder participation representing diverse groups – RWAs, traders, students, divyang community, and the elderly who must be involved from the very outset.
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Share your ideas for reviving Chennai’s Buckingham Canal and win a prize! 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Eyes On The Canal, an initiative focused on reimagining Chennai's Buckingham Canal, has now floated an open call for ideas to raise awareness about urban climate change and propose solutions to improve the situation in and along the canal. »
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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City buzz: Mumbai monsoon woes, Delhi garbage crisis unabated even as Centre eyes new schemes 16.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Here's a quick look at some important headlines from the week gone by, pertaining to our cities and urban development. Stay up to date on what's happening! »
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Want to work with the government of India? 12.7.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
The ministry will engage 30 young graduates, postgraduates and PhD-holders in the fields of urban planning, urban design, engineering, information and technology, urban mobility, finance, social sector, and environmental issues.
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India Smart Cities Fellowship (ISCF) and Internship (ISCI) Program Launched To Provide Opportunity to Youth to Work In the Domain of Urban Planning and Governance 9.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            Sh. Hardeep S Puri, MoS(I/C), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has stated that Smart cities fellowship and internship program will provide the youth an opportunity to experience the aspects of Urban planning and governance.
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City buzz: Delhi’s ‘Chipko’ moment, Swachh city rankings 2018 and more 30.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Never miss what's important for you to know! For the busy reader, a quick look at some of the week's most significant news headlines from cities across India. »
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Can waterways provide the key to developing Kochi? 29.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Upgrading the port city's western waterways and canals can have a positive impact on not just transportation, but also the city's economics and culture, finds new research at ICRIER. But what are the challenges to look out for? »
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Uber Rolls Out Feature To Notify Traffic Management, Patterns In Mumbai 27.6.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Uber rolls out a free urban planning tool 'Movement in Mumbai' to help the government make informed decisions on traffic management. The exercise was launched in Delhi last month, to be replicated in...
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Uber Launches 'Movement in Mumbai' Data Sharing Exercise 27.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Uber rolls out a free urban planning tool 'Movement in Mumbai' to help the government make informed decisions on traffic management. The exercise was launched in Delhi last month, to be replicated in...
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore on Cooperation in the field of Planning 27.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
          The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex post-facto approval to the MoU between India and Singapore on cooperation in the field of urban planning and development.
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Corporation to acquire land worth ₹2,829 crore for road widening 27.6.2018 Hindu: Chennai
Project proposal sent to government is awaiting clearance
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Making India carbon-neutral 22.6.2018 Hindu: Religion
We must invest in mass public transport, sustainable constructions, and massive green cover, says Nidhi Adlakha
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Peace, both beyond and within the boundaries is crucial for rapid development of our country: Vice President 16.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that peace, both beyond and within the boundaries is crucial for rapid development of our country. He was addressing the gathering after laying foundation stone for Septage Management System and Storm Water Drainage System for the benefit of the people of Itanagar under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) Scheme, in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh today.
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Rajasthan: Plan to regularise shops, offices in residential areas 15.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The state government is exploring options to regularise shops and offices in residential areas under the urban local bodies. Provisions for the purpose have been made in the development control regulations currently under consideration of the urban development department. Expected to benefit large number of commercial unit owners, the state government intends to implement them before upcoming assembly elections. “A draft of the regulations has been approved by the urban development minister and sent to additional solicitor general office for legal opinion,” said an official. It had been for a couple of years that the state government has been making efforts in the direction. However, the process has remain stalled following restrictions imposed by Rajasthan high court on alterations in land use depicted in master development plan. The state government since has been seeking alternative provisions in development regulations for regularisation of these units. Development of zonal plans is thus intended to ...
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MP urges CM: ‘Revise rules, constitute BMPC’ 14.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Decrying attempts made by the previous Congress government to bypass the Bengaluru Metropolitan Planning Committee (BMPC) while pushing for expensive
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‘Heat island effect’ leading to high temperatures in city 14.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Heat island effect’ leading to high temperatures in city
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