Category: Integrated Cities

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Niti Aayog suggests setting up ‘Himalayan Authority’ for integrated development of region

Niti Aayog has suggested setting up of an overarching ‘Himalayan Authority’ for coordinating integrated and holistic development of hilly states at the foothills of the Himalayan region. The government think tank has recommended that the proposed authority should ensure convergence and synergy, provide strategic guidance for the development of the region in a sustained manner, […]

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10th Smart City Centre becomes operational

The Integrated Command and Control Centre of the Naya Raipur Smart City was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 14th June 2018. Honble Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Shri. Hardeep Puri and Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh were also present on the occasion, along with Rajat Kumar, IAS, CEO, Naya Raipur […]

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A new collectorate complex builds in Madurai

Edappadi K Palaniswami, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu recently laid the foundation stone for the new collectorate complex to be built at an estimated cost of INR 26.98 crore in Madurai. The new collectorate complex is coming up on the premises of the existing collectorate which was constructed in 1916. The new four-storey building will […]

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India and Japan partners for a special strategic plan

At the ninth India-Japan Strategic Dialogue co-chaired by Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister, Government of India and Taro Kono, Foreign Minister, Japan the two leaders called for a special strategic and global partnership. Kono reiterated that India is Japan’s most important partner in its Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy and that it should be merged […]

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Varanasi turns wireless

Varanasi, the city which got electricity some eighty-six years ago, has now become a wireless city, as a project to lay underground lines over 16 sq.km has been finally completed. For Powergrid, the company conducting the Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) project, laying cables for 50,000 consumers through the congested lanes & markets in one […]

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Vashi to have first of its kind integrated commercial complex

In a first of its kind venture in Mumbai and in the entire Mumbai Metropolitan Region, an integrated commercial complex, along with a bus terminus, an Olympic-size public swimming pool and a sports complex will come up in Vashi. The plot is on the main Vashi road, linking Sion-Panvel highway and the MMRDA-proposed JVLR-Koparkhairane-Ghansoli bridge. […]

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Union Petroleum Minister launches three gas pipelines in Odisha

Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Petroleum Minister laid the foundation stone for three gas pipelines at Haripur in Jajpur district of Odisha to supply gas for domestic and industrial uses under Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project. First one was new Dhamra-Angul main pipeline (36 inches wide) and the other two were branch lines (12 inches wide) connecting […]

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Samsung partners with UNESCO to create virtual reality content

“Samsung India has entered into a partnership with UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) to launch a 360-degree video and virtual reality (VR) content of two magnificent Indian heritage sites- the Sun Temple in Konark, Odisha and Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. The project will provide experiential educational […]

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Developing digitised urban environment for better connectivity

Developing digital urban infrastructure is the need of the hour because of the 1.3 billion people in India, about 30% of the population currently lives in cities, a number equal to the entire population of the US. It is estimated that by 2031, the urban population will rise to 60 million. Vinayak Bhavnani, CEO, Co-founder, […]

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Shristi Infrastructure ventures into Mumbai & North-East India

Kolkata based Shristi Infrastructure Development Corporation ventures into Mumbai. The company is also eyeing northeastern market with its Shristinagar township project in Guwahati. The builder’s Mumbai venture, Shristi Sea View is a premium sea facing 42 storied residential projects. Located near Shivaji Park, it has been designed by Hafeez Contractor. The premium apartments will offer […]

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