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Why Bengaluru’s proposed mega elevated road corridor has sparked protests 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Activists say the project won’t ease the city’s chronic traffic congestion or ensure inclusive mobility. It will only damage the environment.
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Bengaluru’s Elevated Corridors: A case study in urban governance 15.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru architect reflects on the quality of urban governance and planning, as the state proposes to spend thousands of crores on the elevated corridor without a detailed evaluation
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Curtain Raiser: Second APEX Conference of CEOs of Smart Cities Mission 24.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is organizing a two-day  Apex Conference on Smart Cities Project here on February 26-27.   The conference will deliberate on various initiative in regard of Smart Cities Mission.
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Focus on replacing regulatory ‘control’ based environments with enabling ‘strategic’ planning framework : Hardeep Puri 19.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) of Housing and Urban Affairs, has said that in the last few years a more holistic view of urban development has emerged that focuses on replacing regulatory ‘control’ based environments with a more enabling ‘strategic’ planning framework, on active citizen engagement and co-creation, on sustainable green growth principles, on compact mixed-use planning of cities and on data-linked governance and service provision.
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To develop a city for transit, or transit for a city? 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
As urban centres thrive and expand beyond the reach of walking and cycling distances, it becomes important for cities to understand and provide the most efficient and sustainable ways of moving people and goods. Can transit oriented development hold the key?
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As ‘degrowth’ of cities becomes a reality across the world, urban planning needs a rethink 7.2.2019 Scroll.in
Degrowth requires us to reopen the urban planners’ toolbox.
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A climate problem even California can't fix: tailpipe pollution 1.2.2019 Reuters: World News
For three decades, California has led the fight to control tailpipe pollution, with countless policies promoting cleaner gasoline, carpooling, public transportation and its signature strategy - the electric vehicle.
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A Year After Kasganj Violence, "Chowk" To Come Up In Victim's Memory 26.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Uttar Pradesh government will build a "chowk" or a town square in memory of a man who was killed last year during a rally on Republic Day in Kasganj. UP Minister of State for Housing and Urban...
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Unesco names Rio as World Capital of Architecture for 2020 19.1.2019 Zee News : World
The UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has named the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro as the World Capital of Architecture for 2020.
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100 Smart Cities Selected in 4 Rounds—SPVS Incorporated in all 5,151 Projects Identified by Cities worth more than Rs. 2 Lakh Crore Under Implementation in 100 Cities 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Housing & Affairs has embarked upon one of the most ambitious programmes undertaken in the world for renaissance for rejuvenating and transforming Indian cities through several initiatives including infusion of more than Rs. 6,85,758 crore for ensuring citizen friendly urban areas.
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YEAR ENDER-2-SCM-2018 23.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
URBAN RENAISSANCE: REJUVENATING & TRANSFORMING INDIAN CITIES, BEING ACHIEVED THROUGH INFUSION OF MORE THAN RS.6,85,758 CRORE   The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has embarked upon one of the most ambitious programmes undertaken in the world for Urban renaissance for rejuvenating and transforming Indian cities through several initiatives including infusion of more than Rs. 6,85,758 crore for ensuring citizen friendly urban areas.
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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Loopholes that can render Bengaluru’s Ward Committees useless 6.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ward committees looks good in theory. Bengaluru has started witnessing monthly meetings in wards slowly. But is the existing system good enough to allow ward committees to work for public?
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Architects build gingerbread city to whet appetite for design 5.12.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
Architects swapped traditional building materials for sugar and spice to create an edible gingerbread city of the future at London's V&A Museum, to show that urban planning can be fun, and tasty.
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“Paisa – Portal for Affordable Credit & Interest Subvention Access”, Launched Under Day-NULM 26.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A centralized electronic platform for processing interest subvention on bank loans to beneficiaries under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) named “PAiSA – Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access”, was launched here today.
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Delhi dengue outbreak shows a city can be safe only if its deprived areas are protected: Researcher 26.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
In cities, dengue spreads with the daily movements of people, making it a highly mobile disease.
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NITI Aayog Organises Capacity Building Programme for Urban Water Management 26.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Organised in collaboration with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise & TF International NITI Aayog organized todaythe Second Phase of Urban Management Programme on ‘Water Recycling and Reuse’.in collaboration with the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise & TF Internationalat India Habitat Centre in the capital today.
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‘Spend on education, health and environment, not on elevated corridors’ 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Public health experts, educationists, environmentalists and many citizens from Bengaluru concerned about government's decision on elevated corridors got together to discuss the issue, under Bengaluru Bus Prayanikara Vedike platform.
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India is witnessing an Urban Renaissance: Vice President 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that India is witnessing an urban renaissance and has been set in motion. He was interacting with the Mayor of Houston, USA, Mr. Sylvester Turner, who called on the Vice President along with a high level trade and investment delegation including counselors, city planners, urban development officers and members of the Indo-American Business Chamber, in Mumbai today.
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NITI Aayog organizes South Asian Regional Conference on Urban Infrastructure 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
NITI Aayog, the premier think tank of the Government of India, partnered with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to host a South Asian regional conference at PravasiBharatiya Kendra in the capital today to discuss the key issues, perspectives and the way forward in the Urban Infrastructure.
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