Category: Smart Cities


Integrated planning for Aurangabad Industrial Smart City

As a part of the Aurangabad Industrial City (AURIC), India’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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Chennai Smart City

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 ‘Namma Chennai App’; 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 […]

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Russia to assist India with tech support for Smart City Mission

Russian IT firms are ready to lend their technical support to India for the Smart City Mission and other Infrastructure Programs. Recently, Russia’s Russoft Association of software entered into a formal partnership with its Indian counterpart, Nasscom. The Russoft that has the support of Russia’s Economic Development Ministry, Russian Trade Mission in India and FICCI […]

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Port Blair SPV visits Bhubaneswar for technical knowhow

A delegation from Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of Port Blair smart city mission recently visited Bhubaneswar in Odisha to learn and understand some smart tips under the “SPV to SPV Coaching Partnership’’ proposed by the Ministry of Urban Development. The team will stay in Bhubaneshwar for two days to receive hands-on knowledge on the technical […]

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Chinese organisations show keen interest in smart city project

Several Chinese companies across various sectors have visited Hyderabad to take part in the Sm@rt Urbanisation meet to explore the possibilities of working on projects in the upcoming smart cities projects in India. The delegation led by Shiyong Hong, Vice President, China Chamber of Commerce and Export Machinery and Electronics Products (CCCME), wants to act […]

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Bihar cabinet sanctioned INR 100 for Patna smart city

The Bihar state cabinet has recently sanctioned INR 100 crore for Patna smart city project.  Patna was included in the list of 100 cities under the Centre’s Smart City mission in June last year. Spanish firm Eptisa Servicios de Ingenieria SL has been nominated by the Patna Municipal Corporation for the smart city project as […]

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