• Thursday September 12, 2019,9 am
    by Vaishnavi Rathi

    A smart transportation system is an efficient transport infrastructure that is being created as a part of the Smart city mission. It is being executed to reduce congestion, improve mobility and reduce the environmental impact of greenhouse gasses emitted by vehicles. These systems have a variety of applications that include electronic toll collection, ramp meters, […]

  • Tuesday August 6, 2019,7 am
    by Monica Thakur

    Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) release of Rs 1,200 crore to Brihanmumbai Electric Supply & Transport Undertaking (BEST) has shown hope in improving the conditions of BEST, in return BEST has agreed to undertake various reforms to improve its financial health. The decision was undertaken during the BMC group leaders’ meeting, the proposal is yet to […]

  • Tuesday August 6, 2019,5 am
    by Monica Thakur

    The Mumbai Metro project achieved a milestone by completing two tunnel works. First, one being the Underground Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ, Metro Line-3 at Sahar Station confirmed by the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC). The tunneling work started at CSMIA T-2 and it took 105 days to reach Sahar. This breakthrough was a part of the package – […]

  • Friday September 6, 2019,9 am
    by Monica Thakur

    In the recent press meet dated 5th September, T. Mohapatra, director general of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) addressed the media about the initiatives undertaken to improve the farming situation in the country and the efforts of ICAR in scientific water management in line with the Jal Shakti Abhiyan. He gave an insight […]

  • Thursday September 12, 2019,10 am
    by Vaishnavi Rathi

    The entire world is facing an affordable housing crisis. Different governments around the world are tackling this problem in different ways. Nirmala Sitharaman with the announcement of the union budget 2019 is portraying the different initiatives the government is willing to take under the umbrella of affordability. The finance minister has proposed the construction of […]

  • Thursday September 12, 2019,9 am
    by Vaishnavi Rathi

    The current population of our country is at 1.37 billion and according to a UN report, it is expected to reach an alarmingly high of 1.5 billion by 2030 that will eventually surpass China in its population. This rapid urbanization gives growth to the infrastructure and housing market but at the same time, it also […]

  • Thursday August 29, 2019,11 am
    by Monica Thakur

    The city of Lakes is on the way to gain a new name as India’s most True Smart City under the works undertaken as part of Bhopal Smart City  Project. Tarun Pithode, Bhopal’s district Collector and Smart city Chairman said that by the end of the year, around 400 smart poles will be installed to […]

  • Wednesday August 28, 2019,6 am
    by Monica Thakur

    The National Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency Invest India announced about a workshop that is to be held in Pune called ‘Smart Cities Technology Showcase Day’, it is organized in partnership with the Smart Cities Mission, a Government of India initiative. The workshop is intended to bridge the gap between Smart Cities and startups, these […]

  • Thursday August 22, 2019,11 am
    by Vaishnavi Rathi

    Security and Exchange Board of India (Sebi),in it’s move to help smart cities and other registered entities working in city planning and development i.e.urban development authorities and city planning agencies that perform functions similar to a municipality would be allowed to raise money by issuing ‘debt securities’ or otherwise known as ‘Muni Bonds’. Sebi has […]

  • Thursday August 22, 2019,10 am
    by Monica Thakur

    IIT – Hyderabad has developed a new waterproofing material that is cost-effective and smoother finish, which is made by coating Fly Ash, with stearic acid. Though the waterproofing material is yet to be tested more for its mechanical and chemical durability, this experiment could be a new way of looking at waterproofing. The new waterproofing […]

  • Thursday August 22, 2019,10 am
    by Monica Thakur

    The Railway Budget for 2019 witnessed a boost in capital allocation for Indian Railways by 20% in comparison to the last year, it is Rs 1,60,176 crore for 2019-20. According to Nirmala Sitharaman, the development and further improvement of the Indian Railways would require an investment of 50 lakh crore between 2018-2030. Along with increased […]

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    Monday March 26, 2018,12 pm
    by Jatin Patel

    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 […]