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  • What’s causing floods in Bengaluru? Sep 07, 2022 05:44 PM IST

    What’s causing floods in Bengaluru?

  • What is the future of digital infrastructure under the Smart Cities Mission? Jun 24, 2022 12:09 PM IST

    What is the future of digital infrastructure under the Smart Cities Mission?

    Since the urban local bodies play a decisive role in planning, provision, and delivery of services, the digital infrastructure created under the Smart Cities Mission should be handed over to them

  • Climate Change | Indian cities need innovation, integrated climate action planning Jun 09, 2022 02:13 PM IST

    Climate Change | Indian cities need innovation, integrated climate action planning

    Are cities in India prepared for the impacts of Climate Change? 

  • How can India urbanise when planners are in short supply? Mar 03, 2022 02:59 PM IST

    How can India urbanise when planners are in short supply?

    Even as the government acknowledges the shortage of urban planners to meet the needs of a rapidly urbanising India, an immediate start to the diagnostic study of urbanisation is critical

  • Let’s build resilient urban centres with data-driven governance Feb 18, 2022 03:39 PM IST

    Let’s build resilient urban centres with data-driven governance

    With the smart city swing causing the integration of data in urban management, a promising approach being adopted is data-driven governance — one where data is leveraged in the planning, management, and decision-making aspects of governance 

  • Niti Aayog Vice Chairman emphasises need to reduce carbon footprint in urbanisation Sep 16, 2021 07:50 PM IST

    Niti Aayog Vice Chairman emphasises need to reduce carbon footprint in urbanisation

    Releasing a report on 'Reforms In Urban Planning', Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said there is a compelling need to plug the gaps in urban-planning capacity in the country.

  • BG Kher Road … Naushad Ali Road: The people behind Mumbai’s street names—Part 1 Jun 27, 2021 11:41 AM IST

    BG Kher Road … Naushad Ali Road: The people behind Mumbai’s street names—Part 1

    Some of the most posh streets in Mumbai are named after personalities like Balasaheb Gangadher Kher, Naushad Ali, and Balasaheb Deoras, among others. Here's a look at these leaders' contributions, and why these particular streets (and neighbourhoods) are named after them.

  • China’s concrete jungles make room for green space Jun 02, 2021 10:59 AM IST

    China’s concrete jungles make room for green space

    A national push to build urban parks is transforming Chinese cities, as the country tries to improve the quality of daily life.

  • Work from home-town, anyone? Jun 13, 2020 08:22 AM IST

    Work from home-town, anyone?

    India needs to create a city the size of Chicago every year for the next 10 years to meet its GDP and urbanisation goals.

  • Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore for cooperation in urban planning Jun 27, 2018 08:36 PM IST

    Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore for cooperation in urban planning

    The MoU will facilitate government agencies to tap into the expertise of Singaporean agencies in areas of urban development and management.

  • Densely populated cities sustain urban planning better: CSE Mar 11, 2018 12:38 PM IST

    Densely populated cities sustain urban planning better: CSE

    The web of interconnected lanes in the densely populated cities makes travelling faster, CSE executive director Roychowdhury said.

  • Delhi slips, Thiruvananthapuram tops city governance ranking Mar 01, 2017 01:00 PM IST

    Delhi slips, Thiruvananthapuram tops city governance ranking

    Delhi has slipped two places to rank ninth, while Thiruvananthapuram has retained its number one position in the annual city governance ranking, according to a survey released on February 28, 2017, which evaluated 21 &#82

  • Smart city mission has led to comprehensive urban planning: Urban development minister Feb 08, 2017 03:00 PM IST

    Smart city mission has led to comprehensive urban planning: Urban development minister

    Urban development minister, M Venkaiah Naidu on February 7, 2017, said that the government‘s ‘Smart Cities‘ mission, has brought about a paradigm shift, wherein cities approach the challenges differently, rather than doing different things. &#82

  • How realistic is India‘s Smart Cities Mission? Nov 04, 2016 12:21 PM IST

    How realistic is India‘s Smart Cities Mission?

    Urbanisation in India, is increasing at a rapid pace. It is estimated that by 2030, over 40% of Indians will live in cities, accounting for a population of 600 million people. Consequently, it is R

  • Delhi, Pune fastest metros for on-road travel: Study Dec 31, 2015 05:17 PM IST

    Delhi, Pune fastest metros for on-road travel: Study

    According to data collected by cab aggregator Ola, Kolkata and Bengaluru were among the slowest with average speeds of 17km/hr and 18 km/hr, respectively.

  • Mindteck to Demo Smart Parking at West Bengal Summit Nov 25, 2015 07:35 PM IST

    Mindteck to Demo Smart Parking at West Bengal Summit

    Mindteck (India) Limited (BSE: MINDTECK), a global technology company, will demonstrate its smart parking solution at the 27th November ...

  • Mindteck to Demo Smart Parking at West Bengal Summit Nov 25, 2015 07:35 PM IST

    Mindteck to Demo Smart Parking at West Bengal Summit

    Mindteck (India) Limited (BSE: MINDTECK), a global technology company, will demonstrate its smart parking solution at the 27th November ...

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