India Cycles4Change Challenge is an initiative of the Smart Cities Mission to support Indian cities to quickly implement cycling-friendly initiatives in response to the pandemic. Portal will be launched on July 10
For government contracts force majeure clause is always part of the agreement and will be taken care of, they say
All 100 cities under Smart City Mission have incorporated Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs), City Level Advisory Forums (CLAFs) and appointed Project Management Consultants (PMCs)
The first data centre park is scheduled to go live by December 2019 at Hiranandani Fortune City township in Panvel, followed by Chennai and Mumbai
Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) receives an allocation of Rs 19,152 crore - an almost 23 percent increase over last year. Delhi Metro gets a grant of Rs 414 crore - an almost eight-fold increase from 2018-2019.
The Budget did give out a positive statement. It lacks a clear road map as to how to achieve certain targets proposed.
Projects worth over Rs 2.05 lakh crore are proposed in 100 cities under the Smart Cities Mission, says the Survey.
The Economic Survey for 2018-19 asserts that India needs to spend 7-8 per cent of its GDP on infrastructure annually, which translates into annual infrastructure investment of US$200 billion currently
Money spent on urban rejuvenation by the Modi government since 2015 stands at around Rs 8.6 lakh crore, or 6 times more than the amount spent under 10 years of the UPA government, says Housing and Urban Affairs Minister.
Since the launch of the mission, a total of 5,151 projects have been identified and are in various stages of implementation in 100 cities.
To service expansion plans, a 25 percent jump is expected in allocation for the Metro
The minister said government programmes such as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna, affordable housing and urban housing missions would also contribute to the growth of steel consumption.
The Centre will control and monitor online water and power supply, sanitation, traffic movement, integrated building management, city connectivity and Internet infrastructure (data centre), under one roof
Maharashtra with eight cities, including Pune and Nashik has received central grant of Rs 1,378 crore so far, followed by Madhya Pradesh, with seven cities getting central grant of Rs 984 crore.
Command and control centres already operational in four cities such as Surat, Rajkot, Nagpur and Vadodara.
The third list announced today takes the total number of cities identified under the Smart Cities Mission to 90
The NSDC and New Delhi Municipal Council Smart City Limited today signed a pact to boost skill development under the Smart Cities Mission.
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RICS in partnership with RICS School of Built Environment (SBE), Amity University today released a white paper titled, "Urban Makeover: Evolution or Revolution" at the RICS Cities Conference 2016.
When the government of India announced the relaxation in foreign direct investment (FDI) norms, it seems to have done so, with a long-term blueprint in mind.