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Tamil Nadu Government submits all 12 Smart City Proposals

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 30, 2015

Tamil Nadu Government has submitted 12 Smart City Plans to the Ministry of Urban Development. State Government could not submit the same by the stipulated deadline of December 15,2015 on account of being pre-occupied with management of floods in Chennai and other parts of the...

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Smart cities, energy and mobility our target areas: Siemens India CEO

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 9, 2015

Siemens India will focus on profit-led growth and will go for orders that does not dilute its bottomline, said the company’s managing director and chief executive Sunil Mathur. For this, Mathur said, he will focus on three areas: smart cities, energy and mobility.

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TUV Rheinland India to provide services for development of smart cities and its people

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 27, 2015

TÜV Rheinland India has a vision that it will provide its services in the development of smart cities, especially in the areas of renewable energy, mobility, sustainable waste management, life-care and consultancy.

The aim is to improve the quality of life for the...

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PNG supply, CNG stations for Smart Cities suggested

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2015

Union urban development ministry on Saturday asked the states and urban local bodies (ULB) to provide for piped natural gas (PNG) supply and compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in the cities selected for development as Smart Cities.

They were also asked to ensure...

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Modi set to agree smart cities partnership with UK

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2015

The UK and India are set to agree a new partnership to develop three smart cities in India, as part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to London, which begins today.

The announcement is expected to be just one of many lucrative trade deals likely...

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Smart city to contribute $977 bn in ICT revenues by 2022

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 16, 2015

Smart city initiatives will contribute $977 billion in ICT revenues by 2022, says Strategy Analytics.

These initiatives will combine and leverage Internet of Things (IoT) and Information and Communications (ICT).

The study reveals that North America and Europe...

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Smart cities: The Swedish think it's about economic, ecological, and social sustainability

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 8, 2015

A definition overload afflicts all discussions around smart cities but the Swedish thinking appears to be uncomplicated and more functional - much like the Scandinavian design movement of the 1950s.

Business Today recently met the Swedish Minister for Housing, Urban...

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JNNURM scheme turns into a burden for Vijayawada Municipal Corporation

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 25, 2014

The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) scheme has become a burden for the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation and made it suffer in financial crisis. As the last date is approaching fast, the officials are in a hurry to complete projects as much as possible...

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Tata Tele eyes Smart City Project; in talks for Wi-Fi services

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2014

Tata Teleservices is in talks with multiple departments and government bodies of the country to provide Wi-Fi service under Narendra Modi Government's Rs 78,000 crore 100 Smart Cities project, a top official said. 
 
"Various cities and state governments are doing...

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SmartCity Kochi gets ready for March launch

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 27, 2014

Dubai’s Tecom Investments is planning to launch the first phase of its SmartCity project in Kerala by March, an official said yesterday.
 
The SmartCity Kochi, Dubai’s second offshore project under this brand after SmartCity Malta, has also received the final...

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