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Solar tariffs in India have fallen by 73 percent since 2010 24.3.2017 ET: Power
Mercom Capital group said when the entire global solar market was about 17 GW in 2010; Indian solar installations at that point were only about 18 MW.
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Toll to be levied on 19 roads in Karnataka 17.3.2017 Hindu: News
The State Cabinet on Friday approved levying of toll on 19 roads, covering a stretch of 1,530 km, in different parts of the State. These roads were developed under the Karnataka State Highways Improve...
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World Bank gives Aadhaar thumbs up; wants other nations to adopt it too 17.3.2017 News
The Aadhaar system is the most sophisticated identification programme in the world, said Romer
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skills index in the works to rank all districts 16.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is looking to create an index of skills for all districts of India a la the ease of doing business ranking system introduced in 2015 by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) along with the World Bank.
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Scavengers who died were working on a World Bank-funded project: BWSSB 12.3.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Scavengers who died were working on a World Bank-funded project: BWSSB
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Karnataka among 7 states selected for groundwater project 9.3.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Karnataka is among seven states selected by the Union Water Resources Ministry for the World Bank-aided National Groundwater Management Improvement Scheme (NGMIS) on a pilot basis. The ministry selected Karnataka, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh based on an alarming drop in the groundwater table due to over exploitation. NGMIS envisages sustainable groundwater management with people's participation, an official in the Ministry told DH. The entire project costs around Rs 6,000 crore and will be implemented over a period of six years, said the official. The seven states identified for the project represent 25% of the overexploited blocks in the country. According to the ministry, in India, 245 billion cubic metres of goundwater is drawn every year. This represents about 25% of the total global groundwater drawn. With the over 80% of rural and urban domestic water supplies in India depending on groundwater, the government is working on its better management for ...
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Karnataka may build new city to decongest Bengaluru 8.3.2017 ET: Infrastructure
Over the last 15 years, the Centre has been planning to revive a cluster of colonial-era gold mines as there were reports that deposits worth Rs 14,000 crore are left.
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Karnataka may build new city to decongest B'luru 8.3.2017 TOI: Home
Speculations were rife earlier that there's a possibility of KGF turning into Bengaluru's next landfill. On January 31 last year, a daylong bandh was observed in KGF to protest any such possible moves. The Karnataka Compost Development Corporation (KCDC) had reportedly put forward the option of dumping Bengaluru's trash near Marikuppam in Bangarpet taluk of Kolar district.
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₹350 crore to construct permanent sea walls in Udupi: Mahadevappa 8.3.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
‘The total length of the sea walls put together will be 18 km’
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Nine towns in state to get 24x7 water supply 7.3.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The government will take up a project to provide round-the-clock water supply in nine towns at an estimated cost of Rs 205.87 crore. Urban Development Minister Roshan Baig told reporters that the towns are:Mudgil, Teredal, Mulki, Mundargi, Shiralkoppa, Kottur, Kampli, Tekkalakote and Mahalingapura. "These are among the 27 towns identified for 24X7 water supply. Already, we have made round-the-clock water supply possible in Ilkal," said Baig. He added that the Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation are taking up the projects. The target is to provide 24X7 water to 55 towns in the next three years, of which 15 towns will be taken up in one year. He said the government has taken up the Karnataka Municipal Reforms Project at a cost of Rs 1,364 crore with funding from World Bank for urban local bodies other than Bengaluru. Computerisation of basic municipal functions, streamlining finances and scientific base maps using satellite images will be ...
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Engineer's toilet model impresses Senegal town's mayor 4.3.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Taking a leaf out of Indias Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, West African nation Senegal has decided to launch Swachh Senegal, by installing precast toilets developed by Bengaluru-based retired Isro chief engineer H Raja Simha. Seydon Sane, Mayor of Ziguinchor, the second largest city of Senegal, watched the live demonstration of the construction of precast toilets in the city on Saturday. Speaking to DH, Sane said: "We saw Raja Simha's invention on social media and got in touch with him as we found it cost effective, long lasting and easy to build. The precast toilet can be built within a few hours. We will instal 100 units at Ziguinchor under a pilot phase and later across the town, depending on the requirements." Sane said he will launch the "Swachh Senegal" programme by installing toilets in rural pockets of the town and at required households within 3-4 months. Simha, who has been a technical advisor to BBMP, Bescom and various government departments, said the patented 'twin pit, pour flush, prestressed and ...
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PM chairs meeting on timely implementation of projects 22.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday chaired his 17th interaction through PRAGATI -- ICT-based multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation -- and reviewed infrastructure projects, an official statement said.
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PM Modi pressed for accountability to improve telecom services 22.2.2017 Latest News
He called for the use of latest technology inputs to improve the pace and quality of work
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Pharma major Granules India to invest $84 million in expansion 20.2.2017 News
Investment will be backed by IFC, which has three previous exposures to the company
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CFSI to make its foray into the digital arena 5.2.2017 Hindu: News
The Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) is planning to make its presence felt in the digital world and the first of its attempt is the web series ‘V3’.“The testing of the three episodes is going ...
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Smart cities should be sustainable, eco-friendly, say experts 4.2.2017 Hindu: National
Experts at a two-day workshop on Smart City Mission-Karnataka, which began in the city on Friday, stressed the need for developing sustainable smart cities with focus on the requirements of the city ...
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Complete UGD works on time, Baig tells officials 3.2.2017 deccanherald.com
Minister for Infrastructure, Urban Development and Haj Roshan Baig directed the officials to complete the work of water supply and UGD projects within the specified time frame. Speaking at a review meeting at Urban Development Authority here on Friday, the minister said Udupi is fast growing and the basic infrastructure is the need of the hour. Keeping this in mind, the officials should work with efficiency within the set period, he added. Reviewing the projects taken up under KUIDFC, the minister expressed dissatisfaction over the slow pace of works. CMC Commissioner Manjunathaiah said the support for construction works of water supply programmes is immense. But the situation is different with regard to underground drainage (UGD) construction work. The officials encounter problems and challenges from the public. He said a meeting of the the owners of the land covering UGD projects has been convened. KUDCEMP sub-scheme director Prabhakar Sharma said the ADB should be funding for the maintenance for five ...
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Smart Cities: Experts delve into tech-based solutions 3.2.2017 deccanherald.com
With rapid urbanisation triggering challenges on many fronts for the stakeholders, World Bank Task Team Head Shashank Ojha on Friday advocated 'smart solutions' with technology-backed system for the development of 'Smart Cities'. He was addressing the gathering during his presentation on the topic 'Karnataka-Smart Cities: Pan City ICT Solutions and Smart City Solutions for Green Growth', as part of a two-day workshop on 'Smart Cities Mission-Karnataka' planning and initiation meet for ICT solutions at Hotel Ocean Pearl in the city. Migration of people Referring to the increasing economic opportunities in urban areas causing migration of people and environmental challenges across the globe, Ojha said it is imperative to deal with smart approach as the urban population across the world is expected to touch 66% in the coming years. India is not far behind, he added. Pointing out that the World Bank is aiding 82 projects in India alone, Ojha said the list includes 100 smart cities, 500 cities selected under ...
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Foreign experts to speak on building a smart city 2.2.2017 deccanherald.com
A two-day workshop on 'Smart cities mission- Karnataka', a planning and initiation meet for information and communication technology (ICT) solutions, has been organised on February 3 and 4 at Hotel Ocean Pearl in the city. This could prove a first step towards making Mangaluru a smart city. It will be inaugurated by Urban Development Minister R Roshan Baig at 9.30 am. As many as 150 people including seven World Bank experts, besides state-level officers, commissioners of respective corporations, 60 corporators from the MCC are expected to attend the workshop. Mangaluru City Corporation Commissioner Mohammed Nazeer said on Thursday, "The workshop aimed at preparing common plans for the six cities selected to be developed under the very project - Mangaluru, Belagavi, Hubballi-Dharwad, Davangere, Shivamogga and Tumakuru." According to the handout of the MCC, the morning session on the inaugural day is restricted to presentations from various corporations, while the post noon sessions will have foreign ...
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Water commission signs MoUs with IIT, IIS on dam safety 27.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
To improve its capacity to safeguard dams, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Friday signed two separate MoUs with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, said an official statement.
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