• 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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  • 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 […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  • 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 […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  • 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 […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  • French ambassador Alexandre Ziegler headed a delegation of over 100 French company leaders to Nagpur last November to enhance the country’s cooperation with India in all aspects of sustainable urban development, according to an official statement.   The French ambassador to India delivered the keynote address at the 11th Urban Mobility India Conference, the flagship […]

    Monday May 27, 2019,1 pm
  • Navi Mumbai town planning authority CIDCO is planning to build a coastal road to connect Kharghar with Belapur at an estimated cost of Rs 273 crore. The 9.5-km road will be developed in two phases and the tenders will soon be bid out, said the authority.“Our board has already given the approval for the project, […]

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Fifa Under-17 World Cup illuminates Salt Lake

Kolkatas Salt Lake is illuminated with lights owing to the on-going Fifa Under-17 World Cup football tournament. The neighbourhood, especially Broad Street, the thoroughfare leading to the stadium, has suddenly transformed into a vivid landscape, ignited by lighting fixtures. From the rice lights spiraling the tridents and the spotlights flashing atop trees to the newly-installed […]

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West Bengal emphasis on developing new tier II and III townships

West Bengal government is emphasising on developing new smaller townships in the state. I am interested in new tier II and III townships, said state Finance Minister Amit Mitra on the sidelines of a realty conclave. The state government had decided to promote six theme based cities with government land – Siliguri, Baraipur, Asansol, Kalyani, […]

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