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

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

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

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

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.

Innovation: A smart city that saves an hour a day

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

Centre clears 30 more cities for Smart Cities Mission

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.


Rajkot makes the cut for Smart Cities Mission of the Central government

Among the 30 cities added to the Mission, Rajkot was placed third on the list behind Thiruvanananthapuram and Naya Raipur. Gandhinagar, the capital of Gujarat was on serial number nine and Dahod on 22nd.

Last list of Smart Cities to be unveiled, Mumbai not on it

Mumbai, whose Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is India’s richest urban local body with a budget of Rs 25,000 crore, has decided not to be part of the NDA government’s flagship mission. The reason being that Shiv Sena-led BMC has reservations about the mission guidelines.

Smart cities: How they were chosen?

Smart cities is just one of the three flagship urban missions launched by the Narendra Modi government in June this year, the other two being the infrastructure mission AMRUT and the Housing for All scheme.

Chandigarh: Winners of smart city contests to soon get their cash prizes

Here's good news for the students who had lost hope of getting their cash prizes won in different competitions under the smart city mission last year.