Manish Arora

Manish is a reporter with BW Smartcities.

Latest Articles By Manish Arora

‘Ride-Sharing To Be Future Of Urban Mobility

For last three years, Uber has changed the paradigm of mobility in India. Shweta Rajpal Kohli – Public Policy Head, India and South Asia, Uber, in conversation with Manish Arora

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People Look for Comfort, Security, Convenience and Environment For Smart Living

Community projects are like smaller cities within a larger one but with many conveniences of its own spanning hundreds of acres with facilities like offices, shopping malls, cinemas, schools, hospitals and all other facilities that are there in developed urban centres

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Elevating The Urban Living

As the cities are going vertical, elevators and escalators are becoming important part of the high rise building design. Latest technology is redefining designs of elevators and escalators, which are more energy efficient with lower maintenance cost. Sebi Joseph, President, Otis India, in Conversation with Manish Arora

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Smart City Mission Changed The Approach Of Local Government: Naidu

Naidu Spoke on various aspects of development of smart cities in the country at the Knowledge sharing workshop on ‘Smart Cities and Informed Urbanisation’ here today, organized by NITI Ayog and University of New South Wales, Australia.

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‘We Are World Leader In Intelligent Building’

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology leader with focus in intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Shrikant Bapat, General Manager, Building Technologies and Solutions, Johnson Controls India shares his thoughts with Manish Arora of BW Smartcities about his India focus.

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NDMC, Navi Mumbai, Pune Leads In MOUD’s Credit Rating

NDMC, Navi Mumbai and Pune have gained AA+ Credit Rating while Ahmedabad, Visakhapatnam and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation have got AA credit rating.

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City Focus: Bhubaneswar To Give Metro A Miss, to focus on BRTS

Bhubaneswar Smart City has decided to do away with the metro rail and is focussing on improving the bus transport system, installing intelligent traffic system and creating cycling tracks for the convenience of cyclist and pedestrians

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Safe Drinking Water For The Indian Cities

Access of safe drinking water remains a challenge for urban India. Depleting ground water, lack of proper rain water harvesting and rising contamination in the ground water is posing fresh challenge for the Indian cities, especially in low-income or resettlement colonies, which are struggling to get safe and affordable water. While affluent class depend on the water purifier or the bottled water, millions are still dependent on piped water access and other unreliable water sources. Piramal Sarvajal, is an initiative under the aegis of Piramal Foundation, to provide safe drinking water to all. Anuj Sharma, COO, Piramal Sarvajal shares his thoughts with BW SmartCities

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Ensuring Safe Water And Air For The Cities

Eureka Forbes Limited has launched specific programme to launch safe water and safe air initiative for Indian cities. Manish Arora talks to its CEO, Marzin Shroff

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‘Cities Require New Set Of Workforce’

IPE Global has been partnering governments at central, state and city level across India to help design, operationalize and implement a wide range of urban investment programmes, including AMRUT, SBM and the Smart City Mission. Manish Arora of BW Smartcities in conversation with Richard Slater, Director Research, Development & Learning, IPE Global

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