Tag: smart city

Startups to contribute to the Smart City model

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 […]

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Sebi amends norms to raise funds via ‘Muni Bonds’ for Smart City mission

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 […]

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Chandigarh smart city limited to set up 20 water ATMS

Chandigarh Smart City Limited(CSCL) to build 20 water ATMs on a public-private partnership model. The dream of safe drinking water to be accessible to everyone would be a step closer by starting water ATMs in 20 prime locations under the Smart City Mission.The Finance and Contract Committee has approved the installation of mobile water vending […]

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Puducherry smart city project gets assistance of French government

Inaugurating a one-day conference on ‘Implementation of Puducherry Smart City Project’ organized by Puducherry Smart City Development Limited, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said that Puducherry with the assistance of the French government is working to transform the city into a global tourism destination by leveraging its heritage, cultural, spiritual and educational advantages. France based Development […]

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Raipur introduces roof top garden for mission smart city

Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) has planned to introduce the concept of rooftop gardens under the Smart City Mission plans. Raipur as a Smart City will comprise a total of 250 acres of green field and would also be a Low Carbon Area with promotion of a host of eco-friendly vehicles. The city would have rooftop […]

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SPVs approved for Jammu and Srinagar Smart City project

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Development has approved the proposal for sanctioning of two Smart Cities Projects in Jammu and Srinagar and accorded for constitution of a State Level Advisory Committee and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) for the implementation of the Smart City Development Projects under the Smart City Mission of Government of […]

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Raipur implements Smart City Payment System

The Raipur Smart City Limited has initiated the process for implementing the Raipur Smart City Payment System. The system will comprise preparations of City Smart Cards, Mobile App and a web portal on Public Private Partnership Model. The proposals includes the smart city solutions which involves the use of technology, information and data to improve […]

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Special purpose vehicle approved for Dehradun smart city

Marking its entry into the smart city project, the Government of Uttarakhand has approved for a A?special purpose vehicle for Dehradun to be a Smart City Limited Company. Garhwal commissioner would head the Dehradun Smart City Limited Company, which would have Mussoorie-Dehradun Development Authority VC, additional Secretary urban development, additional director of Urban Development and […]

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Centre to give incentives to complete smart city project fast

In a bid to motivate the local governments to expedite work, the Centre has announced that it will give Rs 3,700 crore as incentive to states who completes the smart city project faster. The states will be chosen through competition. Prime Minister Narendra Modi insisted chief secretaries of states to monitor the progress of smart […]

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Centre to develop Paradip as smart port, smart city, says Gadkari

As part of the Centres plan to bring about a speedy development of Odisha, Paradip would be developed into a smart port and smart city at an investment of Rs 40,000 crore, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. The Centre is committed to the speedy development of Odisha. While road network is being expanded in the […]

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