User: fredericknoronha Topic: Urban Planning
Category: sustainable urban planning
Last updated: Jan 18 2018 22:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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HRD Ministry decides to form panel to review progress of IIT research parks 18.1.2018 General News
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that the ministry has decided to form a panel to review the progress of the research parks at IITs across the country."We have provided funds for several IITs to set up such Research Parks. We will set up a committee to ensure the efforts of IIT Madras are replicated everywhere else. This is what the New India that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is talking about", he said during the visit at the IIT Madras Research Park (IITMRP) today.Javadekar interacted with corporate firms and start-ups that are operating from here.He also inaugurated a newly built state-of-the-art conferencing facility.He said, "The IIT Madras Research Park is a modern temple, which will guide the society for years together. The IIT Madras Incubation Cell and Research Park is a real interaction between Industry and Academia."Javadekar also announced the launch of 'Smart Campus' campaign which aimed to 'Save, Conserve and Recycle Water' .
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Panel to be formed to review progress of IIT research parks: 18.1.2018 General News
The HRD Ministry has decided to form a panel to review the progress of research parks at IITs across the country, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said today. The government has funded research parks at Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay, Gandhinagar, Kharagpur, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Guwahati and Delhi and the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. While the research park at IIT Madras is fully operational since 2010, the other are at different stages of completion. Javadekar said that it is important that socially relevant research is carried out by the premier institutes across the country. The HRD minister made the announcement about the panel's formation during his visit to IIT Madras Research Park where he inaugurated new facilities. "Once I am back in Delhi, I will review the progress of all IIT research parks. A committee will be formed for the purpose. We need to find out whether socially relevant research is being done. I want that the IIT Madras Research
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Kerala to set up Blockchain academy 18.1.2018 General News
State-run Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) is all set to launch its proposed Kerala Blockchain Academy, the first of its kind in the country, here.
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MySchoolPage collaborates with Shaastra - IIT Madras Tech-Fest, for Spark Junior Quiz 2018 18.1.2018 General News
School students from across the country recently received the chance to compete in the Spark Junior Quiz (SJQ) 2018, one of the foremost math, science and technology quiz competitions in India.SJQ 2018 allowed over 2,000 school students the opportunity to take part in one of India's best school level quiz. The quizzing event was conducted in 18 cities across India and the finals saw the best competing at IIT Madras.Organized and conducted by the students of IIT Madras for Shaastra, their annual tech-fest, and proudly sponsored by MySchoolPage, an online EdTech startup that offers online tutoring for students in K-12 in various fields, Spark 2018 was a resounding success.According to the co-founder of MySchoolPage, Dana Jandhyala, "MySchoolPage aims to unlock the true potential of school students by getting them interested and engaged in their learning. The Spark Junior Quiz (by Shaastra, IIT Madras), is an attempt to get school students interested in the world of Science, Technology ..
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NITI Aayog offers course on sustainable urban planning 17.1.2018 HBL: Industry & Economy
The Principal Adviser of NITI Aayog, Ratan P. Watal, has inaugurated the first GIAN course on sustainable urban planning using remote sensing and GIS at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur’s ou...
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Course on sustainable urban planning launched at IIT Kanpur 17.1.2018 General News
A new course on Sustainable Urban planning using remote sensing and Geographic Information System (GIS) has been launched at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur's outreach centre here, NITI Aayog said on Tuesday.
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NITI Aayog initiates the first course on Sustainable Urban Planning using Remote Sensing and GIS at IIT Kanpurs outreach centre at Noida 16.1.2018 General News
NITI Aayog initiates the first course on Sustainable Urban Planning using Remote Sensing and GIS at IIT Kanpurs outreach centre at Noida
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Revised Master Plan-2031: Revisions only – neither mastery nor planning? 11.1.2018 Citizen Matters
What does revised master plan have in it? Is it progressive or just an extension of the old plan? Here's a curation of views on RMP 2031. ...
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In the world of architecture 4.1.2018 Deccan Herald - Supplements
As the New Year knocks on the door, its time to draw a list of fresh trends and consider new opportunities involving art, architecture and cultural trends of the society. Architects need to know that trends play an important role in design work. The clients who come to them usually want unique designs and are influenced by the features they see in magazines or the homes of their friends or family and their desires. New collaborations, sustainable solutions and industry innovations are subtly changing the architecture of communities everywhere. The following are some important trends that may be seen in 2018: n Mixed-use development: This entails extreme operations integrated together to function coherently. Such type of urban planning blends multiple categories of development together to integrate both physically and functionally. This compact development emphasises a stronger neighbourhood character. n Affordable public infrastructure: The upcoming trends for improvement of public infrastructure include ...
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'Entrepreneurs not only shape but create the future' 23.12.2017 Rediff: Business
Five inspiring women who travelled thousands of miles to Hyderabad recently to grow their business and skills share their tales of global entrepreneurship. Vaihayasi Pande Daniel listened in.
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How youth are driving social change in Singapore 4.12.2017 DNA: Top News
Singapore has recently been ranked second in the 2017 World Smart Cities Index, thanks to its thriving business ecosystem, urban planning and its efforts towards clean energy. But the younger lot of Singapore, who are socially conscious, has a major contribution in its sustainable growth and addressing social issues. While many start-ups from India as well as other nations are relocating their base to Singapore, DNA managed to meet some of the young social entrepreneurs (Singaporeans and Indians), who are changing the shape of the country. Some of the most interesting social enterprises range from school of concepts to a socially conscious salon to an ex-cop who transformed an ex-convicts life, and the list goes on. Sruthi Sadanand, from Chennai, who is currently pursuing her masters in science from National University of Singapore is impressed with the ecosystem and ease that Singapore offers. She is one of the founders of Dexter Box or Infinite Engineers who design and develop fun learning activity ...
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COP 23: Three ways cities are leading the fight against climate change 20.11.2017 News
Cities across the world are increasingly incorporating living infrastructure, to deliver social, environmental and economic services to urban communities
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'Better urban planning needed to combat pollution' 10.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Reducing transport activities, improving technologies and relocating traffic sources from crowded areas are some of the measures for better urban planning that can help Delhi combat rising air pollution, a leading health and medical research institute said on Friday.
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France, India committed to sustainable urban transport 4.11.2017 Hindu: News
Collaboration to invest and innovate in urban transport is very much on cards: French envoy
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Need to focus on planning and design for sustainable and clean urban mobility: Vice President 4.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that there has to be an increased focus on planning and design for sustainable and clean urban mobility.
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Zenata, one of the first eco-cities in Africa 25.10.2017 HBL: Home
Covering 1,830 hectares in area, this eco-development was designed with an ambitious mindset: every territorial constraint encountered should be turned into an opportunity. The project aims to meet f...
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Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to Partner with Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth 25.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
CAMBRIDGE, Mass: The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and mayors from across the globe this week to adopt the Seoul Implementation Agenda, a framework for cities to foster inclusive growth and respond to the challenges of climate change.
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Climate change and urbanisation impact 21.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The global temperature since 1860 is observed to have risen by 0.4 centigrade
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FOA team to be part of Smart Shivamogga 28.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
It will chip in with knowledge to help the city gain the status
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FOA team to be part of Smart Shivamogga 27.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Faculty of Architecture (FOA), Manipal University, will chip in with their knowledge to help Shivamogga, one of the 100 cities selected by the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, to participate in the Smart City, Challenge Stage-2, to gain the status of Smart City. The students of Masters in Urban Design and Development, Faculty of Architecture, Manipal University, Manipal, have recently presented a road map for Shivamogga's Sustainable Transition to the City Commissioner Mullai Muhilan M P, who is also the MD of Shivamogga Smart City Ltd. The students began the study to chalk out a sustainability plan in July 2017 after a preliminary meeting with the city administration and stakeholders. The idea was to make Shivamogga not only smart, but also sustainable. The process involved extensive site analysis and stakeholder consultations, and it also focused on strengthening the relationship among people, culture, physical, and built attributes of the city. The proposals included areas from ...
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