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Number-crunching daredevilry 5.7.2015 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
The Budget session of the Delhi Assembly may have helped reinforce the image of the Arvind Kejriwal government as a dispensation that charts its own course without caring for the past. Chief Minister Kejriwal and his deputy and Finance Minister Manish Sisodia dared to break away from the conventional budgetary rigidities of the previous city governments and also took a leap towards global practices of building human capital and fostering community participation in development. Apart from the Budget presentation and discussion, the session also had its share of drama. The BJP was active in the House and the Congress, through protests and briefings outside the Assembly, strived to make as much political capital as possible during the session by criticising the Budget, former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar's arrest over a fake degree and the appointment of parliamentary secretaries. The last day of the session belonged to Kejriwal who projected that he and his government were facing interference from the ...
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State angling for a big fish called Wanda 4.7.2015 Hindu: Home
To entice the Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda to invest about 3 billion USD in the State, a company delegation led by its acquisition manager Mathew Abbott was taken on a whirlwind tour of prospe...
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U’khand on course to have 15 modern abattoirs 3.7.2015 TOI: All Headlines
U’khand on course to have 15 modern abattoirs
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Mor Bhavan land now reserved for city transport 3.7.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Civic agency Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) got a step closer to getting the possession of Mor Bhavan bus stand with state government changing the land use of the bus stand from regional transport to city transport. The bus stand is at present in possession of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), which is dead against handing it over to NMC. NMC is constructing eight platforms at Mor Bhavan to provide city buses a proper facility to ...
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Venkaiah meets industry executives in US 2.7.2015 New Kerala: World News
Washington, July 2 : Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday met US industry executives here and discussed opportunities in schemes launched by his ministry.
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Venkaiah meets industry executives in US 2.7.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday met US industry executives here and discussed opportunities in schemes launched by his ministry.
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Velnathpara slum dwellers to get houses under PPP 2.7.2015 Rajkot - City - The Times of India
Soon, people living in one of the biggest slums in Rajkot city, Velnathpara, will get their own houses under the Rajkot Municipal Corporation's (RMC) scheme implemented under public-private partnership (PPP) model.
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Civic infrastructure to get an IT push 29.6.2015 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
The infrastructure in the city and its surrounding areas is likely to get a boost with the state government declaring that it wants IT companies to develop amenities like roads, water supply etc surrounding their offices against concessions in ...
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GVMC resumes development of colony parks 28.6.2015 TOI: All Headlines
GVMC resumes development of colony parks
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Tata Projects to lay 47-km pipeline in two years 28.6.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Tata Projects to lay 47-km pipeline in two years
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...The change we need 27.6.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
...The change we need
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Need to get structure right for smart cities; 25-bps rate cut likely if monsoon normal: Uday Kotak 26.6.2015 ET: Infrastructure
India can attract investments if the country gets the structure and architecture right for building smart cities, Uday Kotak said on Thursday.
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Centre schemes to infuse Rs 4 lakh crore 26.6.2015 Asian Age: Business
Urban development initiatives, Smart Cities Mission and Housing for All, unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, are likely to infuse Rs 4 lakh crore once integrated with other missions like Digital India and Swachh Bharat, say industry experts. The move is expected to help create as many as 34 lakh jobs in the country as the decision will have significant “multiplier effect” for over 250 core and ancillary sectors, including infrastructure, logistics and modern retail, they said. Pratap Padode, founder-director of Smart Cities Council India said the smart cities mission will attract huge investments from international companies and even the private sector, which has been shying away from PPPs. “The smart cities mission and AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) are likely to infuse a total amount of Rs 4,00,000 crore, once integrated with all other missions like Digital India, Swachh Bharat, Housing for All etc,” he added. Mr Modi launched three urban development ...
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Mala lake beautification, market project scrapped 26.6.2015 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
The North Goa planning and development authority (NGPDA) in its meeting on Thursday scrapped the controversial Mala beautification and infrastructure development project under Public-Private-Partnership (PPP), which was opposed by the ...
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Centre schemes to infuse Rs 4 lakh crore 26.6.2015 Asian Age: Business
Urban development initiatives, Smart Cities Mission and Housing for All, unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, are likely to infuse Rs 4 lakh crore once integrated with other missions like Digital India and Swachh Bharat, say industry experts. The move is expected to help create as many as 34 lakh jobs in the country as the decision will have significant “multiplier effect” for over 250 core and ancillary sectors, including infrastructure, logistics and modern retail, they said. Pratap Padode, founder-director of Smart Cities Council India said the smart cities mission will attract huge investments from international companies and even the private sector, which has been shying away from PPPs. “The smart cities mission and AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) are likely to infuse a total amount of Rs 4,00,000 crore, once integrated with all other missions like Digital India, Swachh Bharat, Housing for All etc,” he added. Mr Modi launched three urban development ...
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Decision to make cities smart will be taken by people, not govts: PM 25.6.2015 HBL: Home
Modi unveils three ambitious schemes to develop cities
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PM launches smart cities, AMRUT, housing for all by 2022 schemes 25.6.2015 HBL: Home
A city which is two steps ahead of its citizen's needs is a smart city, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the launch of the 100 Smart Cities Mission on Thurdsay. "As the world lo...
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PM Modi to launch three mega schemes to develop cities, towns on Thursday 25.6.2015 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, June 25: Days after the Union urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu said that draft plans for the proposed 100 smart cities is ready, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will launch three ambitious schemes for the same. Read more:
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Exaggerated budgets affecting city’s development 23.6.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
Exaggerated budgets affecting city’s development
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CM assures funds for city, but asks NMC to improve finances 21.6.2015 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
CM assures funds for city, but asks NMC to improve finances
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