Author: Darshan Baid


GRIHA launches rating system for affordable homes

Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council, recently launched ratings for houses constructed under the government’s affordable housing scheme, indicating their level of sustainability. Sanjay Seth, CEO, GRIHA Council, said, There would be ratings between one and five stars. This would help consumers know about the sustainability of the houses. On theIn this occasion, […]

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WheelStreet initiates dock-less motorbikes on Indian roads

By now the world is familiar with the rise of on-demand bicycle services, which started out with Mobike and Ofo in China, but one startup in India is twisting the concept slightly to bring dock-less motorbikes to the streets of India. The initiative is called WheelStreet Go allows users to rent a scooter for short-term […]

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Authorities insist on using tech for the safety of citizens

The concept of smart cities cannot be realised without the safety and security of the people. In order to achieve the same, technology lies in the core. The smart city transformation is fuelled by technology advancements and the deployment of intelligence and information management systems to keep the security of its citizen under check. To […]

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Road safety program initiated in Gurugram

To improve road safety and reduce road traffic fatalities in Gurugram, Haryana,Anheuser BuschA?InBev (AB InBev), UNITAR, CRRI, AIMTC, SRF, IRSC, DLF and OLA Cabs todayA?announced the launch of the #SaferRoadsForGurugram initiative. A group of representatives from these eight organisations will lead this initiative – bringing together government, industry associations, academia and research to educated people […]

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Varanasi-Kyoto initiative transforms city to smart heritage

oral jelly. In a bid to strengthen the Indo-Japan diplomatic bilateral relations, the two Asian nation has undertaken a flagship project- ‘Varanasi and Kyoto Initiative’ to further promote the development of Indias holy city- Varanasi. The initiative links India’s heritage capital and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi with Japans heritage city Kyoto. The Varanasi-Kyoto […]

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CSE inaugurates Forum of cities that segregate

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) inaugurated the Forum of cities that segregate along with 20 municipal bodies on 12th December 2017 in India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The purpose of the forum was to give participating cities a platform for exchanging knowledge on solid waste management (SWM). The meeting was inaugurated by Chandra […]

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CM inaugurates waste management in Gurugram and Faridabad

Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, inaugurated the integrated waste management project for Gurgaon and Faridabad. He laid foundation stones of 11 solid waste transfer stations in Gurgaon and said four more stations will be added soon. Khattar said, “The entire state has been divided into 15 clusters for waste management and global tenders […]

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Taj Mahal named second best UNESCO World Heritage site

According to a survey conducted by online travel portal, TripAdvisor, Indias iconic ivory-white marble mausoleum in Agra, Taj Mahal is ranked second among the best UNESCO World Heritage sites globally. various dosage forms of nitroglycerin. The survey lists the UNESCO Cultural and Natural heritage sites best rated by travellers around the globe. “You can find […]

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Centre to train 1 crore civil defence volunteers by 2022

no script tetracyclene. According to the National Civil Defence College (NCDC) officials, the central government has planned to train around 1 crore civil defence volunteers by 2022 to provide better response while dealing with both natural and manmade disasters. NCDC director, GS Saini, Director, NCDC, highlighted, Our institute has for decades trained master trainers from […]

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Facebook initiates digital training program across India

The Indian office of Facebook has announced the launch of a new initiative- a digital training program which aims to set up an online startup hub to enable Indian entrepreneurs in beginning and scaling their businesses. The project also plans to establish training centres to further enhance the digital literacy and promote employment. Ritesh Mehta, […]

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