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Setting Cities Smart and Sustainable on Digital Platform

While industry stakeholders have been playing a pivotal role in rolling out India’s top-most smart and sustainable cities, many of them are banking on digital platform and its mechanism to create the most efficient and inclusive cities. In a conversation with Poulami Chakraborty of BW SmartCities World, Gautam Balakrishnan, Vice President, Smart Cities Business, Tata Projects Limited emphasizes: “The approach of the government to bring cities on digital platforms is perfect. as cities grow in size, population and challenges - there is a need to bring all the command and control including disaster management and emergency response under one umbrella. This initiative is to be lauded and supported but taking too long to rollout. “ Excerpts below

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Karnataka Making Imprints in the Nation’s Mission for Clean City

The Urban Development department of the state has strategized plans to monitor this regions minutely to cut the menace of littering, banning plastic usage and waste management, based on which and several others, Karnataka has improved drastically in Swachha Sarvekshan ranking by Government of India. Elaborating further, Anjum Parvez, Principal Secretary, Urban Development Department, Government of Karnataka states: “Cleanliness is much more than a mission. It’s more of a mind-set that we had to inculcate within our citizens, who themselves reject using plastic bags and promote other several mandates that the state government department owns and adopt. Poulami Chakraborty of BW SmartCities World writes excerpts:

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‘URBAN RENEWAL SCHEMES KEY TO INDIA’S TRANSFORMATION’

Hardeep Singh Puri is a distinguished former diplomat. Many people were surprised when he was chosen to head the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry. But, Puri has a number of plans, and he is proceeding at a breakneck speed to implement PM Narendra Modi’s flagship programmes. Excerpts from a conversation with BW Smart Cities’ Suman K Jha.

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Wipro Lighting launches Internet of Lighting

The marquee event saw the company launch its indoor and outdoor lighting systems that provide complete lighting infrastructure for the upcoming Smart Cities.

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'Transforming An Ancient City Comes With Unique Challenges’

With a proposed investment to the tune of Rs.20,000 crore, Varanasi Smart City, the high profile constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is all set to transform itself from the sleepy heritage city to a modern city with all modern infrastructure.

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321 Crores allotted for Smart City Varanasi says CEO, Varanasi Smart City Dr Nitin Bansal

Varanasi, also known as Banaras or Kashi, city on the banks of the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, India, is set to roll out they key projects in the city for areas based and pan city development.

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Third list of Smart Cities announced; Amritsar tops the list

Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesady announced the third list of 27 cities for financing under the Government flagship Smart City Mission.

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Private Sector To Play Pivotal Role In Smart Cities: Report

While the country's urban population currently totals around 410 million people (32 per cent of the total population), it is expected to reach 814 million (50 per cent) by 2050

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Mumbai, Thiru'puram top cities on governance, quality of life

The survey evaluated 21 major cities from 18 states. Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram have jointly been ranked on top among cities in terms of governance and quality of life that is sustainable in the long term, according to a survey released today.

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28 MW Solar Power Project Connected To Grid: Hartek Power

Hartek Power commissioned the 66/11 KV substations for the 24-MW and 4-MW solar projects

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