Category: Happening Cities

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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Sanitation campaign organised to clean up ghats in Patna concludes

A sanitation campaign organised in Patna under Swachhta Pakhwada (cleanliness fortnight) came to an end on Saturday. The drive was joined by BJP leader C.P. Thakur, along with hundreds of volunteers, students and residents, swept away trash and remains of puja offerings along the Gandhi Ghat. The drive began from National Project Construction Corporation Limited’s […]

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CPPR initiates KPTD to curb traffic and pollution related problems

To aid the reduction of traffic congestion, pollution-related issues of the Kochi, Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) a think tank based in the city initiated Kochi Public Transport Day is a yearlong campaign(KPTD). In the campaign CPPR associates with the local self-government, various civil society organisations, governmental departments and the residents of Kochi to […]

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Kochi to host Global Digital Summit

Kochi will play host to a Global Digital Summit on March 22 and 23, the panel will discuss on how business can keep up amidst ever-rising consumer expectations and disruptive innovation. The first of the six panel discussions over the two days of the summit will focus on The Future of Travel and Transportation where […]

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Mumbai joins World Cities Culture Forum

In its first, Mumbai becomes the first Indian city that will join the World Cities Culture Forum, the leading collaborative network of world cities that share a belief in the importance of culture for creating thriving metropolitan environments. In a meeting The Mayor of London met Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, to promote London […]

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CSE inaugurates Forum of cities that segregate

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) inaugurated the Forum of cities that segregate along with 20 municipal bodies on 12th December 2017 in India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The purpose of the forum was to give participating cities a platform for exchanging knowledge on solid waste management (SWM). The meeting was inaugurated by Chandra […]

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Bangalores photo-event highlights farm scenarios

Azim Premji University hosted a photo-exhibition titled The City and the Farms-agriculture in periurban Bengaluru in September. The exhibition showcased multiple narratives around unruly urban sprawl engulfing agricultural peripheries of Bangalore. The exhibition was organized by the research team consisting of Seema Purushothaman, Dhanya Bhaskar, Sheetal Patil, Raghvendra Vanjari and Meghana Eswar, School of Development, […]

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Amaravati attracts Singapore industrialists to invest in the city

A high-level delegation from Andhra Pradesh led by Principal Secretary (Investments and Infrastructure, CRDA) Ajay Jain participated in the Infrastructure Roundtable held in Singapore from September 25 to 27 to attract investors and infrastructure companies for the development of Amaravati. The event was organised by International Enterprise Singapore, an organisation that assists Singapore infrastructure companies […]

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