Monday, Oct 03, 2022

smart cities


Explained: Smart city's nerve centre

April 21, 2022 7:04 am

The government has announced that 80 of the 100 planned Integrated Command and Control Centres have been set up, with the rest to be completed by August 15. What purpose do these centres serve in smart cities?

Surat to host smart cities summit

April 15, 2022 4:04 am

Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, Union Ministers Hardeep Singh Puri, Mansukh Mandaviya, Darshana Jardosh, Gujarat BJP president C R Paatil, State Minister of Urban Development Vinod Moradiya and Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant are among those who will attend the event.

Project that pairs 20 best Smart Cities with 20 bottom ones starts today

February 20, 2020 4:40 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Varanasi constituency, currently ranked 14th, will be paired up with Amritsar as both attract religious tourists.

Budget 2020: Greater private sector play in Railways, smart cities

February 02, 2020 10:06 am

100% tax exemptions proposed for investments made in infra projects before March 31, 2024.

A new India where all citizens have an equal shot at pursuit of their own happiness

September 26, 2019 11:14 am

My own dream for India is one where it has addressed the crises in water, health and education.

Use ‘Make in India’ bicycles for public bike sharing: Indian manufacturers

April 18, 2018 2:36 am

Industry body opposes import of bicycles from China in smart cities like Mysore, Coimbatore, Pune and Bhopal.

Smart Cities list: Three from UP among nine new entries

January 20, 2018 9:37 am

The mission was announced with a target of transforming 100 cities into Smart Cities by 2022, with an initial government investment of Rs 500 crore per city.

Few smart cities will not make big difference: VP Venkaiah Naidu

September 09, 2017 6:11 pm

Naidu said, the initial amount of Rs 500 crore from the central government and additional Rs 500 crore by the local body make only Rs 1000 crore which cannot do much for a smart city. And that is why the Union government has planned to develop smart cities on the public-private partnership.

Centre clears 30 more cities for Smart Cities Mission

June 24, 2017 2:09 am

Naidu said that ABD accounts for over 10 per cent of the area and population in case of quite a few cities. “So, to say that government has imposed restrictions on the extent of area and population is clearly misleading aimed at creating wrong perception,” he said.

Innovation: A smart city that saves an hour a day

June 24, 2017 5:28 am

Finland’s citizen-centric Kalasatama project, which gives start-ups a platform for innovation, aims to free up one hour for its residents everyday by offering smart mobility and daily-use apps