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‘Smart Asia 2019’ Comes to Mumbai With Focus on Smart Cities Development

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

After a resounding success in Bengaluru in 2017 and 2018, the Smart Asia – Expo & Summit 2019, organized by The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), is being held in...

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3,880 projects worth ₹1.4 lakh cr tendered out under Centre’s Smart Cities initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

Under Smart Cities initiative which is spread over 100 cities about 3,880 projects worth ₹1.41 lakh crore have been tendered, out of a total of about 5,000 projects. Kunal Kumar, Joint Secretary, Smart Cities Mission Director, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, releasing...

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Energy projects worth Rs 13,161 crore being implemented under smart cities mission

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

The government has earmarked spending Rs 13,161 crore for energy projects being implemented under the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) with most of the funds dedicated to developing basic infrastructure for enhancing the grid and supply. Also, solar rooftop projects will account...

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Policy on electric vehicles likely to be released in three weeks

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

The State government will release a policy for electric vehicles within three weeks, said J. Radhakrishnan, Principal Secretary, Transport Department, here on Saturday. Speaking at the launch of Society for Smart E-Mobility (SSEM), he assured its members that the policy will...

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Amara Raja launches electric vehicle charging stations in Tirupati

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

Amara Raja, among the largest battery manufacturers in India, announced it has installed electric vehicle battery charging and swapping stations along with a fleet of electric autos in Tirupati...

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Delhi: NDMC wants to run all areas on green energy

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

Lutyens’ Delhi, home to areas such as Sarojini Nagar and Kasturba Nagar, could soon witness a significant drop in its carbon footprint. As per a new plan put into motion by the Ministry of New...

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Over 10k green houses built in 8 yrs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 12, 2019

As many as 10,933 green houses have been constructed in Madurai district from the year 2011 to 2019 for the people living below the poverty line under the chief minister’s solar powered green...

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Housing societies to host charging stations for electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

The State government will formulate a policy to allow large housing societies to offer their premises for construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. A team of senior officials at...

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80% of 1.5 lakh metric tonne daily garbage remains exposed, untreated

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

India is getting buried under mounds of garbage as the country has been generating more than 1.50 lakh metric tonne (MT) of solid waste every day. Worse - approximately 90 per cent (1,35,000 MT...

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Public transport to reduce Bhubaneswar’s carbon footprint

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

The Smart City’s public transport system will soon have a Low Carbon Mobility (LCM) component. A German agency — German Corporation for International Cooperation or GIZ — will provide technical...

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