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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

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

June 23, 2017 8:21 pm

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

June 23, 2017 2:47 am

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.