Smart Cities

New Delhi, Mar 2 (PTI) Bollywood star Sanjay Dut has been invited by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to become its brand ambassador for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and Smart City initiatives...
Mar 03, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) Sending a clear message that money alloted for the Smart City project cannot be used for other purposes, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that "...
Feb 24, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) Sending a message that money alloted for the smart city projects cannot be used for other purposes, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today asked the 20...
Feb 24, 2016
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Kochi, Feb 23 (PTI) The first phase of the Kerala's SmartCity project, which includes a Rs 400-crore 6.5 lakh sq ft information technology tower, was today jointly inaugurated by the state's Chief...
Feb 23, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) Acquiring the Smart City tag, NDMC is gearing up to introduce Smart Educational Services through 444 Smart Classrooms at 30 schools of the municipal council from the upcoming...
Feb 19, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 11 (PTI) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) was today given the Smart Project Award at the 3rd Smart City Summit in Mumbai. "During the summit, the Smart City Council is awarding...
Feb 11, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) Civil society members have raised questions over selection of New Delhi Municipal Council, which accounts for only 3 per cent of the area and population of the national...
Feb 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area, which is home to the high and mighty in the country, has been selected among the 20 cities of the Union Urban Development...
Jan 29, 2016
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Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (PTI) In order to increase employment opportunities for the youth and align them to the vision of a 'Skilled India', a state-of-the-art model skill centre was launched here today...
Jan 29, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) 20 cities to be developed as Smart Cities across the country were today identified by the Central government, with Bhubaneswar topping the list that has been finalised after...
Jan 29, 2016
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Chandigarh, Jan 28 (PTI) Chandigarh will become an "ideal Smart City" with all-round improvements being planned in the Union Territory, including in the areas of transportation and e-governance,...
Jan 28, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) The rapidly expanding Delhi Metro, in its 14th year, is set to spread its wings further by venturing deep into the National Capital Region (NCR) in 2016. With the addition of...
Jan 04, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 4 (PTI) Majority of the Smart City plans for 95 cities submitted to the Urban Development Ministry have thrown up vision statements listing economic development, cleaner environment...
Jan 04, 2016
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New Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) Vying for the 'smart city' tag, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has decided to go for a public competition for selecting the design for its proposed 'smart public...
Dec 31, 2015
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New Delhi, Nov 25 (PTI) Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today called for radical changes in urban planning to ensure reliable, efficient and affordable public transport in urban areas...
Nov 25, 2015
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New Delhi, Nov 13 (PTI) Based on credibility, feasibility and citizen engagement, Smart City plans will be evaluated by the Urban Development Ministry for selection of first batch of 20 cities...
Nov 13, 2015
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Muzaffarpur, Nov 2 (PTI) It has been selected as one of the three smart cities for Bihar, but residents continue to battle with potholes, waterlogging, and overflowing drains, and feel that...
Nov 02, 2015
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  New Delhi, Oct 28 (PTI) As part of government's efforts to enhance ease of doing business, the Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA) ministry is working with other ministries to create a...
Oct 28, 2015
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Mumbai, Oct 20 (PTI) The city's 20-year development plan till 2034 is likely to get a 'Swedish touch' with the western European nation extending its expertise to help develop Mumbai as a 'smart city...
Oct 20, 2015
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New Delhi, Oct 8 (PTI) The Urban Development Ministry has clarified to stakeholders in the 'Smart City' programme that the central assistance of Rs 500 cr RPT Rs 500 cr each to the 100 mission...
Oct 08, 2015
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New Delhi, Oct 7 (PTI) CRISIL, KPMG, McKinsey and Mott MacDonald are among the 37 consulting firms which have been assigned for preparing action plans for the 88 cities proposed to be developed as...
Oct 07, 2015
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Hyderabad, Oct 7 (PTI) The India unit of software giant Microsoft has partnered with Telangana government for the first 'Smart City Startups Conclave' which began here today. Representatives of...
Oct 07, 2015
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Kolkata, Oct 2 (PTI) Tata Group company Tata Projects Limited has created a dedicated division to tap the opportunities expected to be generated by the Smart Cities initiative. "A separate division...
Oct 02, 2015
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Ahmedabad, Sep 29 (PTI) The Indian Green Building Council (IGBG) today said that 100 cities under the Centre's ambitious 'Smart City' programme will be developed as green cities. According to IGBC...
Sep 29, 2015
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Cuttack, Sep 22 (PTI) The Orissa High Court today sought a clarification from the state government on modalities for evaluation of potential civic bodies in the state for consideration for central...
Sep 22, 2015
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New Delhi, Sep 18 (PTI) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), which is vying for the SmartCity project rolled out by Urban Development Ministry, is now seeking suggestions from public about...
Sep 18, 2015
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New Delhi, Sept 10(PTI) Union Minister of Planning Rao Inderjit Singh and NCP leader Sharad Pawar today met Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and discussed implementation of Smart City...
Sep 10, 2015
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Kohima, Sept 9 (PTI) The Municipal Affairs Department and Kohima Municipal Council are gearing up to implement the Smart City project in the capital city of Nagaland from January next year....
Sep 10, 2015
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Lucknow, Sep 9 (PTI) Criticising the Smart City project of the NDA government, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today said emphasis should be rather given on developing "smart villages" to reduce...
Sep 09, 2015
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New Delhi, Sep 9 (PTI) Seeking to further deepen partnership with India in the country's growth story, German electronics giant Siemens today proposed to offer integrated solutions for 'Smart City'...
Sep 09, 2015
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Hyderabad, Sep 8 (PTI) The Centre would recommend loans from international agencies for reform-oriented and performing cities who have repaying capacity, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah...
Sep 08, 2015
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New Delhi, Sep 4 (PTI) Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said that a 'Smart City' is what the citizens want their places to be and the city-level plans should be evolved based...
Sep 04, 2015
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