The upcoming Smart Urbanation by Smart Cities Council India, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru on September 24-25, will recognise and award highest citizen benefitting projects in the country. CW presents select best entries in various categories.
Can efficient workplace design result into a retention tool, and how? After a series of roundtable discussions across cities in India, CW brought together the bigwigs of Hyderabad in a closed-room discussion to deliberate upon 'Workplaces of the Future'.
Schindler India has been awarded with the ‘Platinum’ certification for its manufacturing facility at Chakan in Pune by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). IGBC Green Factory Buildings is the first rating programme developed in India, exclusively for the industrial sector.
Schindler India is gearing up to expand its manufacturing set up and improve its Chakan-based R&D facilities with an investment of Rs 170 crore. It plans to expand its elevator line to produce a capacity of around 17,500 units and its escalator line to 1,200 units per annum by 2019.
The implementation of the new coal allocation policy, namely SHAKTI, is expected to positively benefit the coal-based power generation capacity by about 28 GW in the private IPP segment, according to ratings agency ICRA. These were adversely affected by the lack of fuel supply agreement (FSA).