The fourth roundtable on Smart Cities was organised on December 16, 2014, in Delhi to set the theme and the agenda for the 2nd edition of the Sm@rt Cities Summit - a twin-city edition to be held in February 2015 in Delhi and Mumbai, respectively.
The 12th Five-Year Plan document made an indicative provision of Rs 66,246 crore for the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JnNURM) which is a State Sector Additional Central Assistance (ACA) scheme under the ministry. It has also suggested measure to strengthen the finances of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) to make them predictable as well as increase in investments in the urban infra
In order to implement the Rajiv Awas Yojana, the Andhra Pradesh government set up a state-level nodal agency (SLNA), Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA). Various Urban local bodies in the state are submitting the detailed project reports (DPRs) under the scheme to MEPMA. The state government also set up a DPR Appraisal Committee headed by commissioner and director of muni
June 25, will be remembered as a red-letter day in the history of urban India as three mission programmes with a huge spend were launched, all backed by India´s dynamic Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Smart Cities
The New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) is planing to replace 18,500 street-light poles in its areas with ´NextGen digital poles´ that will be fitted with WiFi access points, LED bulbs and CCTV cameras.
In India, RAK Ceramics has the largest and most modern vitrified tile manufacturing plant in Samalkot in Andhra Pradesh with a manufacturing capacity of 30,000 sq m of vitrified tiles per day and 1,500 sanitaryware pieces or day.
Mumbai International airport, has successfully commissioned an additional solar power of 410 kWp in sync with the Government of India’s ambitious target of having 100 GW of solar power generation capacity by 2022
The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has evolved a new reform matrix to enable state and city governments go beyond the present incrementalism of taking small steps towards implementing transformational reforms over the next three years, for a turn around in urban governance, planning and finance.