Tag: 100 Smart Cities

‘100 Smart City Mission’ to affect the global Smart transportation market

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, […]

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Is Chennai the emerging ‘Water Capital’ of India?

Chennai in the recent years has been under one of the worst drought spells. It caught international attention regarding the water crisis situation when it went 170 days without a drop of water. The problem of Chennai doesn’t just lie in lack of rainfall that it had in the previous years, but the lack of […]

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The Internet of Things and Smart Cities

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standards Association states of Smart Cities: “As world urbanization continues to grow and the total population expected to double by 2050, there is an increased demand for intelligent, sustainable environments that reduce environmental impact and offer citizens a high-quality life. A smart city brings together technology, government […]

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Free wifi unveils in Gujarats Udwada village

To further push the Digital India revolution in country’s far-flung villages, free wifi service was unveiled in Udwada village in Gujarat’s Valsad district. The Information & Broadcast Ministry picked the village for development under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. Giving a boost to the digital revolution in far-flung areas across the country is one of […]

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Govt of India may soon pay rent for urban poor in 100 smart cities

The Government of India is all set to roll out a Rs 2,700-crore welfare scheme in 100 smart cities to give rent vouchers to the urban poor. The government would launch the new rental housing policy with the rent vouchers for below poverty line (BPL) families. Though the policy has been in the works for […]

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BW joins India on its journey toward 100 smart cities

BW|Businessworld, one of Indias most respected business media brands, has joined the countrys vision of developing 100 Smart Cities with the launch of a new knowledge and information platform. Businessworld Group launched its new publication BW Smart Cities at an event attended by top urban planning experts, professionals, business people, and government officials in New […]

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