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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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Final shape to 'Smart Cities' project by next month: M Venkaiah Naidu

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2014

The government will give a final shape to its proposed flagship scheme on developing '100 smart cities' next month, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here today.
"100 smart cities will come up..some by converting present cities and some by...

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MMRDA plans to transform BKC in Mumbai into a 'smart city'

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2014

With a view to attract investor interests and get a premium pricing for its remaining land bank, the city's planning authority MMRDA plans to transform the Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) into a 'smart city'. 
"We want to provide such basic amenities that will...

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Japan to Invest in Bullet Trains, Ganga Clean-up: Top 10 Takeaways

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2014

Here are the top 10 takeaways from the talks
1. India's bullet train project will receive financial, technical and operational support from Japan.
2. Japan will invest $33 billion in five years in India, a chunk of which will go into PM Modi's pet projects for...

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