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20 cities set for ₹50,802-cr makeover

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2016

 The Centre on Thursday announced the list of cities which have bagged the coveted ‘smart city tag’ under the government’s flagship mission.


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Smart cities mission: What the chosen ones want to implement under the scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2016

Bhubaneswar, Pune and Jaipur, which are among the 20 cities chosen under the Centre’s smart cities programme, aim to retrofit areas using smart cities mission funds, converge national schemes...

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After Delhi’s odd-even rule, Indore’s green bid with rent-a-cycle scheme

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 14, 2016

In a bid to revive the rent-a-cycle scheme, Atal Indore City Transport Company Ltd (AICTSL) is trying to attract city residents with pedal assist bicycles, being implemented for the first time...

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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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Subject Tags: Smart Cities , Sweden