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    Tuesday July 24, 2018,10 am
    by Darshan Baid

    Considering the current complex problems of falling revenue, lack of popularity and increasing costs of the BEST bus service has led to the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbaia��s decision to wet-lease the service to private players. Fleets of the BEST will be increased, reviving the bus service by making it more advanced, accessible and efficient. […]

  • RR_Insert
    Tuesday July 17, 2018,12 pm
    by Darshan Baid

    The Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) has requested the central government to bear the construction cost of Pune ring road project. The cost of the project is INR 23,828 crore, out of which the total construction cost is INR10,234 crore and land acquisition cost around INR13,594 crore. The first phase between Satara and Ahmednagar […]

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    Monday April 16, 2018,2 pm
    by urbannewsdigest

    In another highly ambitious project, the Maharashtra government aims to re-lay 10,000 kilometres of the road using 50,000 of waste plastic in the next five to six years. The PWD has already relaid 1,000 km of the road using 5000 tonnes using plastic waste. CP Joshi, PWD Contractor, said, a�?contractors will be allowed to take […]

  • SP_Insert
    Tuesday July 24, 2018,9 am
    by Darshan Baid

    Andhra Pradesh Central Power Distribution Company Limited (APEPDCL) installed 563 rooftop solar grids. The grid provides a total capacity of 6,837 kW. Another 736 units of 3,651 kW capacity will be installed in the next stage. Adding to the momentum, the Greater Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has recently initiated construction of first of its kind […]

  • NGO_Insert
    Tuesday July 24, 2018,8 am
    by Darshan Baid

    A Nagpur-based NGO, Zero Gravity, recently renovated and transformed a girlsa�� shelter home run by the district Women and Child Development department the 1963 structure, suffering from leakages, and substandard light, ventilation and sanitation, is being repaired and enhanced through an innovative crowdfunding campaign, by partnering with the department that manages it. Before starting the […]

  • CONS_Insert
    Tuesday July 17, 2018,12 pm
    by Darshan Baid

    The housing loan limit for priority sector lending has been revised from INR 28 lakhs to INR 35 lakhs in metros and from 20 lakhs to 25 lakhs in other centres, by the RBI, provided that the dwelling unit does not exceed INR 45 lakhs. This hike in the priority sector slabs would allow first-time […]

  • NJI_Insert
    Tuesday July 24, 2018,7 am
    by Darshan Baid

    Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs declared the latest countrywide smart city rankings. Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat have ranked among the top five in the country with second, third and fifth spot; while Nagpur aced with the first rank. This recognition shows that the municipal bodies in these cities have made significant progress on […]

  • TS_Insert
    Tuesday July 17, 2018,1 pm
    by Darshan Baid

    As a part of the Aurangabad Industrial City (AURIC), Indiaa��s first industrial smart city, Jacobs Engineering Group (earlier CH2M) received a $4.6 million contract from Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation Limited (DMICDC) to provide new city program management services. This new integrated industrial township will have more than 60% of total land for industrial […]

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    Tuesday July 17, 2018,12 pm
    by Darshan Baid

    Chennai Corporation is set to begin work on at least thirty-three projects under the Smart City Mission, including an Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC). The civic body commissioned a�?Namma Chennai Appa��; a mobile phone-based grievance redressal system at a cost of INR 9.5 lakh. The corporation also established 28 smart classrooms for INR 1.75 […]

  • CROSS_Insert
    Tuesday July 24, 2018,11 am
    by Darshan Baid

    Popularised in Europe, Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) is being touted as a promising option for sustainable, versatile building. The material consists of planks of sawn, glued, and layered wood, joined at perpendicular angles to obtain structural rigidity in both directions. The panel has great tensile and compressive strength. The panels can function as walls, floors, […]

  • AICON_Insert
    Tuesday July 17, 2018,12 pm
    by Darshan Baid

    Developers of affordable homes in India are faced with multiple challenges and the requirement for swift execution and consistent quality of construction is the biggest of the lot. With the scale of a typical affordable housing project, low-wastage and speedy construction are vital to achieving the volumes in the prescribed period, as any delay in […]

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    Monday March 26, 2018,12 pm
    by urbannewsdigest

    The Punjab Cabinet recently made amendments for easing building rules to give the further boost to the construction industry, while facilitating better urban planning and development in the state. The cabinet also approved the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Rules-2018, providing for purchasable unlimited floor area ratio (FAR) for group housing, commercial, public office, hotel […]

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