Category: Digital Cities

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Future Construction

Are robots set to drive the digital revolution in construction? Globally, construction firms are facing impending skill shortage, 80% in the USA, 62% in the UK and 1.2 million fewer worker in Japan by 2025. Even though this is not the case in India, major disasters necessitate extensive building repair work and construction labour shortfall […]

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AI and Indian Cities

USD 8.4 billion is the figure Artificial Intelligence Software platforms market is set to reach by 2021 at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 39.7%. What does this mean for India and particularly its cities? Indian cities pose a unique set of problems for urban planners. For MNCs, India is emerging as an important […]

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Major rly stations in rural areas of AP & Telengana to have Wi-Fi

As per railway boarda��s direction, South Central Railway (SCR) provided internet access in 45 stationsa�� 25 in Andhra Pradesh and 20 in Telangana last year. RailTel Corporation of India, which is working on the pan-India WiFi project in tandem with Google, took up the installation. It may be recalled that WiFi works are already on […]

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Chandigarh installs automatic speed gun camera

Chandigarh has become the first city in North India to install Digital Automatic Speed Gun Cameras to make the roads safer for the residents by tightening the grip on rash drivers and to check over the speeding. The pilot project has been installed only at few places but is on plans to be installed on […]

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Free wifi unveils in Gujarata��s Udwada village

To further push the Digital India revolution in country’s far-flung villages, free wifi service was unveiled in Udwada village in Gujarat’s Valsad district. The Information & Broadcast Ministry picked the village for development under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. Giving a boost to the digital revolution in far-flung areas across the country is one of […]

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Reliance Industries and Estonia team up for e-governance solutions

In a meeting with an Estonian government delegation, Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries, expressed his desire to collaborate with the country to develop better e-governance solutions for India. A statement from the company stated in order to make lives better for Indians, Ambani proposed a plan of replicating innovative solutions offered by […]

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Ford India to devise digital mobility solution for Hyderabad

Ford India and Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assess a common digital mobility solution for commuters in Hyderabad. KT Rama Rao, State Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development, said, a�?The MoU with Ford Motor Company will make the commute to the city more convenient for all. We […]

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Digital malls to come up in Indian cities next year

Realizing the value of digitalisation, the Indian government has taken up the initiative to launch digital malls across various cities of India early next year. The shopping platforma�� Digital Mall of India, the new technology created by Indian entrepreneur Rishabh Mehra, is an e-commerce solution that will garner major attention from investors and retailers. The […]

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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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AP Govt launches real-time redressal system

The Andhra Pradesh government launched an integrated grievance redressal channel as part of its real-time governance initiative to build a “happy, healthy and sustainable society”.A� Under the initiative, citizens can dial 1100 to register complaints about government services and schemes, which will be addressed real-time. “Our focus in people-centric governance and elimination of corruption. Our […]

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