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Goa sees only 150 new water connections under AMRUT 13.8.2018 The Navhind Times
NEW DELHI: Piped water connection has been provided to more than 24 lakh households across the country under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation with Gujarat topping the chart. According to data available with the ministry of housing and urban affairs, Goa stands last in the chart with only 150 new water connections ...
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Govt to float company for smart city project 13.8.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The state government will have to float a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) company as part of the smart city project. An official dealing with the matter said on Sunday that as per the requirement of the smart city project, formation of SPV is a must. The SPV will chalk out the action plan under […]
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Digital payment transactions rose to over 2,070 cr in 2017-18: Ahluwalia 8.8.2018 Business | The Asian Age
Digital Payment transaction targets have been allocated to public and private sector banks for 2018-19.
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UC Berkeley, Quantela join hands, set-up smart city accelerator centers 2.8.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, To address challenges faced by corporates, governments and startups on Smart Cities, the Innovation Acceleration Group, University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and Quantela on Thursday announced a partnership to establish a Smart City Accelerator and Innovation Centers in India. The partnership was announced at an event here in the presence of Invest India […]
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Urban Development’s National Awards handed over to CM 1.8.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Minister for Urban Development and Housing Smt. Maya Singh handed over National Awards to the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today. It is to be highlighted that these awards have been conferred upon Madhya Pradesh by the Government of India for innovations in the Urban Development in Madhya Pradesh at the National […]
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Bhopal Smart Pole centre of attraction at exhibition 30.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Bhopal Smart Pole was a centre of attraction in the exhibition which was commended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other guests in New Delhi. Exhibition of Smart City Project was organised in a two-day programme by Government of India on the third anniversary of Smart City Mission at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow. […]
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PM Modi honours Mayors of Bhopal and Indore with awards 30.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented awards to Mayor of Bhopal Alok Sharma for Integrated Command Control Centre of Smart City Project of Bhopal and Mayor of Indore Smt. Malini Laxman Singh Gour for innovation to issue bonds under the Amrut Yojana today at the National Workshop held at Lucknow in connection with […]
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PM Modi building 'castles of development in the air': Akhilesh Yadav 29.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendar Modi, the Samajwadi Party today claimed he was trying to save his lost popularity and credibility bu laying foundations of various projects and building "castles of development in the air". In a statement issued here, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said, "Prime Minister was seen making a futile effort to sell developmental dreams during his two-day visit to Lucknow. He wants to save his lost popularity and credibility through laying foundations of various projects." Modi was here to launch as many as 81 investment projects estimated to be worth over Rs 60,000 crore, according to officials.           The prime minister is making numerous announcements, as they (BJP) have not been able to implement a single scheme, like the several schemes implemented during the tenure of Samajwadi Party, he said. In the last six months there has been big talk about investment, but the truth is that in a state where there are law and order problems, how will the developmental schemes be ...
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Intentions clear, not scared to be seen with businessman: PM counters Oppn 29.7.2018 The Asian Age | Home
PM Modi launched 81 investment projects worth over Rs 60,000 Cr for UP at an event attended by around 81 industrialists.
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Proud to be a bhagidar: Modi on Rahul's charge 29.7.2018 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
Modi also said that earlier he been ridiculed by the Congress as a "chaiwala", but he was proud of his humble beginnings.
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DNA Mumbai Anniversary: Amrut - Spirit of our times 28.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Amrut Distilleries, the 70-year-old brand of Indian distilled beverages, is still a family business started by JN Radhakrishna Rao Jagdale. And today, the moment of reckoning for Thrivikram Nikam, Executive Director of Amrut, was to see fans getting tattooed with the brand’s name. “I am grateful to our patrons for their love and affection,” he begins. Positioned as a luxury product today, the brand started out as a drink for the country’s economic segment in 1948, says Nikam. It began by supplying its ‘Silver Cup Brandy’ and ‘Amrut Rum’ to local markets of Karnataka and military quarters. By the 1980s, the company supplied a mere 30,000 cases per year, with one case equivalent to nine litres. Today, the brand has grown multifold as it supplies an average of 48 lakh cases on an annual basis, as per company estimates. And Nikam’s son Neelakanta, now runs the company.  The brand has come a long way since 2004 when it first launched its Indian single malt whisky in the international market. At the time, when ...
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Energy & Utilities and Industrial Manufacturing to lead the IoT space 26.7.2018 Technology News | Read The Latest Technology News And Headlines, Mobile Phone Reviews And Much More
A key objective of the draft of the IoT policy document is to propel the IoT industry in India to USD 15 billion by 2020.
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Govt to scrap 50 SPTS buses, check loopholes 22.7.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The state government is soon going to start the process of disposing of around 50 SPTS buses. Speaking to The Shillong Times recently, Urban Affairs Minister Hamlet Dohling said the government will float a tender after which interested parties can assess the condition of the buses and those which cannot be repaired will be […]
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Infrastructure spending spurs cement sector revival 20.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Infrastructure spending spurs cement sector revival
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Dharmendra Pradhan lays foundation stone for NSTI in Odisha 18.7.2018 Business | The Asian Age
The institute shall be equipped with state of the art facility to impart skill development courses.
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Will make efforts to include Cuncolim revolt in CBSE syllabus: Sawaikar 16.7.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
CUNCOLIM: Cuncolim on Sunday celebrated the 435th anniversary of the first war of independence when the first uprising against the Portuguese was fought. In remembrance, the Cuncolim Chieftains Memorial Trust celebrated the day with a special tribute to the 16 chieftains who laid down their life for the fight. There was also a call for ...
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Stormwater management system in Jind 10.7.2018 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

Kurukshetra, July 9

Jind city is set to have its maiden stormwater management system. Deputy Commissioner Amit Khatri on Monday laid the foundation stone of a Rs20-crore project Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).

Khatri said, “The project will be completed in six months. In the absence of a rainwater management mechanism, most parts of the city get submerged during the rainy season.”

The DC said a 20-km-long pipeline would be laid to handle the rainwater at one spot near the grain market.

“The state government has identified 18 cities to be equipped with stormwater management under Central-funded AMRUT,” he added.

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Govt: Work on waste management plants on 9.7.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, July 8 Urban Local Bodies Minister Kavita Jain on Sunday said that waste management plants would be set up for strengthening power system and a provision had been made to generate 32 MW power everyday from 2,000 tonnes of waste. She said that work on waste management plants in Gurugram-Faridabad and Sonepat-Panipat clusters was under progress. She said that drinking water supply was being strengthened at a cost of Rs 487 crore in 18 cities under AMRUT Yojana. She said that work on strengthening sewage management, drainage and parks and public transportation were carried out under this scheme. She said that Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar had launched ‘Tooti Lagao, Jal Bachao’ campaign in villages falling under municipalities for water conservation, which would be completed by September 30. She said that under the project to strengthen drinking water supply system, water connections would be given to 3.26 lakh houses in several cities. She said that sewerage ...
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‘Top firms to invest in smart cities’ 6.7.2018 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

Shimla, July 5

The state government was committed to developing Shimla and Dharamsala smart cities with the world-class technology and investment from the best companies, said Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary while presiding over a meeting with various companies regarding Smart City Project here on Thursday.

She said the government would project the state to the global world as a favourite destination. Every citizen would be provided with solutions for their day-to-day problems. The matters related to the MC, local bodies and urban development would be dealt with e-platforms like computer and mobile applications, she added.

The state government would also provide information regarding urban development and take feedback through these apps. Additional Chief Secretary, Urban Development, Ram Subhag Singh and Director, TCP, Dr Devender Kumar Gupta were also present on the occasion.

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Smart pole planning fails in city 4.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The efforts to make capital Bhopal a smart city do not appear to be successful at the ground level. Bhopal has launched an innovative Public Private Partnership (PPP) based smart poles and intelligent streetlights project under the Smart Cities Mission. The project is innovatively structured in such a manner that it delivers bundled […]
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