Aug 04, 2021 03:25 PM IST
State governments have been requested to identify cities for development as freight smart cities, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
- Jul 28, 2021 03:39 PM IST
"The cities under SCM have shown considerable progress since their selection. As on July 9, 2021, these cities have tendered out 6,017 projects worth Rs 1,81 lakh crore; out of which work orders have been issued in 5,375 projects worth Rs 1.49 lakh crore," Union Minister Kaushal Kishore said.
- Jun 28, 2021 05:34 PM IST
The Smart Cities Mission has been a fabulous idea which needs dynamism in approach with a little change in policy; In context of the pandemic, however, it has failed to prioritise healthcare infrastructure and disaster management projects
- Jun 25, 2021 07:01 PM IST
These awards were announced on June 25 to mark six years of the three urban missions of the Central government -- Smart Cities Mission, Atal Mission for Urban Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban.
- Apr 15, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Minister of housing and urban affairs Hardeep S Puri launched the EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challengeat at an online event.
- Jan 22, 2021 01:24 PM IST
Learning of one city chosen under 100 smart cities should be spread to other cities so that it becomes a light house
- Nov 18, 2020 08:06 PM IST
PM Modi has said that India is keen to attract foreign investment to modernize urban centers including urban technology and transport as part of rebuilding the economy. Here are a few key features that go into the making of smart cities.
- Nov 17, 2020 10:16 PM IST
Speaking at the business forum, he also stressed on the recent initiatives by the central government such as Digital India, Startup India, affordable housing, the Real Estate (Regulation) Act and metro rail in 27 cities.
- Nov 04, 2020 09:31 PM IST
The focus of the challenge is to make cities children friendly by reimagining parks, gardens, outdoor play spaces, making streets safe and walkable and improving access to early childhood services, along with reducing air and noise pollution.
- Jun 25, 2020 09:01 PM IST
PMAY (U), Smart Cities Mission (SCM) and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) have completed five years
- Apr 07, 2020 07:54 AM IST
CCTV cameras, GIS technology accessed through the command and control centres are being used to keep tabs on movement of citizens and those quarantined during the lockdown period in Varanasi, Pune and Bengaluru
- Feb 01, 2020 12:00 PM IST
The allocation for the Smart Cities Mission is Rs 6,450 crore for 2020-21, same as last year.
- Jan 28, 2020 01:21 PM IST
Over the last few years, as the NHAI has significantly scaled up the pace of highway infrastructure development, ICRA expects the allocation to increase by at least 40%
- Nov 14, 2019 10:08 PM IST
Under the Smart Cities Mission, there are currently 160 projects in 60 cities for creating green corridors, development and innovative use of open spaces
- Jun 25, 2019 10:42 AM IST
A key expectation from the Budget is for the government to increase capital infusion in the public sector banks to strengthen their balance sheets, which in turn will allow them to increase their credit outreach.
- May 31, 2019 06:53 PM IST
On May 31, Puri was re-appointed as the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. He has also been given responsibility of civil aviation and commerce and industry ministries
- Feb 01, 2019 04:49 PM IST
The Metro received the biggest share of the pie - an allocation of Rs 19,152 crore, a 23 percent increase from Rs 15,600 crore last year. It is expected that the Metro network would be expanded to over 15 cities in 2019-2020.
- Nov 05, 2018 09:09 PM IST
By March 31, 2019, Rs 1 lakh crore worth of work will be under implementation under the Smart Cities mission, ministry sources said.
- Oct 25, 2018 03:39 PM IST
Colliers Research recommends various methods such as asset recycling, value capture models, hybrid annuity model, green bonds and pooled finance development scheme for financing of smart city projects
- Oct 09, 2018 03:12 PM IST
Quantela has a five-year agreement with Fira de Barcelona to hold the Smart City Expo in India. After Jaipur, several Indian cities have expressed interest to host the event next year
- Sep 29, 2018 03:12 PM IST
The smart cities movement is encouraging citizens to articulate what they want from cities they inhabit
- Sep 28, 2018 10:03 PM IST
The core objective of a smart city is to build a city solely for its people and ease their lives
- Sep 27, 2018 09:32 PM IST
"Smart cities need to be much more than cold, hard infrastructure high on technology. These cities need to make life more convenient, accessible and inclusive," said Yao Yi, deputy director, Guangzhou Academy of Social Sciences.
- Sep 26, 2018 05:01 PM IST
Naidu was speaking at the inaugural session of the three-day Smart City Expo India 2018 in Jaipur.
- Sep 11, 2018 08:49 PM IST
Feedback emanating from stakeholders’ interactions at the Divyang conference will be sent to the CEOs and project managers of the smart cities to be incorporated in their plans