Author: Deepam Sagar

Nagpur Metro’s Digital Transformation

India’s Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation Limited (Maha Metro) may save up to $222m over the next 25 years after installing a digital management platform created by US-based Bentley Systems. Maha Metro is building the 41km-long Nagpur Metro in the state of Maharashtra to provide the city with efficient, fast, and sustainable public transport. The problem […]

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National War Memorial at New Delhi

The National War Memorial at New Delhi dedicated to the nation is open to the public from February 25, 2019. Fulfilling a six-decade-old demand of Indian armed forces and their veterans for a memorial. The memorial is a tribute to over 26000 soldiers from Indian Army, Air Force and Indian Navy who attained martyrdom in […]

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Jaquar’s Orientation Centres deployed with (IOT) Wireless Lighting Automation System

Customers visiting the Jaquar Orientation Centres in Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Indore, Raipur, Lucknow, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Jammu can experience the exceptional variety and splendour of the lighting solutions on display all from a Smart App. BuildTrack, one of the leading brands in smart automation & IoT products and solutions, has deployed […]

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Heritage lane redesign for Mumbai fort Precinct

The Brihanmumbai Mahanagar Palika (BMC) has initiated a pilot project for restoring the heritage of Mumbai’s Fort precinct. The model “heritage lane” is an attempt to reiterate the heritage lane of MG road to its past glory. The magnanimous heritage buildings along the stretch of 900 metres on this road are likely to regain their […]

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Made in India: NCSM exhibits Indian heritage online

  The initiative for exploring world heritage and culture by Google Arts and Culture has brought exciting stories from worldwide on a single web platform. The central idea of the online portal is to exhibit the varied art and culture of humankind. The exhibition shapes up as an attempt to pay tribute to humanity’s greatest […]

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NMA drafts bylaws for Nizamuddin heritage monuments in Delhi

The National Monument Authority has put forth a public notice issuing a draft of heritage bylaws. These laws specifically imply for the conservation and restoration of the Nizamuddin basti group of monuments in Delhi. The authority works under the Ministry of Culture, India. The draft is designed in consultation with the Aga Khan Trust for […]

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Heritage conservation plans for vernacular Goan houses

The minister for Town and Country Planning Goa, Vijay Sardesai’s board has adopted and approved for a comprehensive development plan for the state. It outlays a major initiative towards heritage conservation in the form of “Goan Tinto Project”. Through this project, the government intends to make initiatives for building conservation and restoration. The inception of […]

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Adopt a Heritage

The Government of India has taken significant initiatives for heritage conservation in the country. Through the Ministry of Culture, in coordination with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the government has devised various schemes to promote the country’s rich heritage. The ASI is the central government’s body that functions for conservation and maintenance of heritage […]

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Peri Urban Reality in India

The rapid expansion of city limits often described as the urban sprawl or peri urbanization – a quintessential feature of contemporary urbanization. Peri-urban reality is depicted in upcoming commercial and residential townships, smart cities, new towns, city extensions, infrastructure projects, transportation corridors and special economic zones-all of which open up new challenges to the questions […]

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DMIC is providing impetus to Industrial Growth in India

The Centre initiated the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) programme, with the aim to considerably increase India’s competitiveness in manufacturing through the creation of world-class infrastructure and decreased logistics costs. The project emerged from China’s preparation for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which caused a diversion of India’s iron ore exports from Japan to China. This […]

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