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Service Oriented Organizational Structure For Municipalities

The Infrastructure and the service provision for the citizens is the focus of all service delivery initiatives. The ground work for these is already in place as, in almost all cities that are likely to be covered under the schemes like AMRUT and Smart Cities Mission.

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‘Financially Independent Cities Will Be More Welfare Oriented’

City governance is a complex system. The governance framework at the city level must be in sync with the with the culture, heritage, economy, competitiveness and institutions. That is the reason just constituting special purpose vehicle is not enough for the success of the Smart Cities in India. D. Dhanuraj, Chairman of Centre for Public Policy Re-search (CPPR), a think tank dedicated to research on current economic, social, and political issues, in conversation with Chahat Jain of BW SmartCities talks about the city governance, the need for financial and administrative autonomy of the cities and the various transportation models, which are required for the success of Smart Cities in India. An edited excerpt:

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‘Large Urban Infrastructure will require massive funding’

"I truly believe that the need and requirement of smart urban solutions, Government’s thrust towards building smart cities and structured financing mechanisms will go a long way in making our cities sustainable, modern, attractive, reliable & technologically advanced."

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MOUD to Discuss Reforms With States Tomorrow

The Ministry will discuss a set of five major reforms with states and Union Territories at a ‘National Workshop on Urban Development’

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Third party body to audit money spent on civic works: Fadnavis

Ahead of the civic polls in Maharashtra next year, the state government today announced setting up of a third party audit body to check whether Central and state funds released to municipal councils are used for developmental purposes.

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Urban local bodies in Maharashtra collect Rs 914.35 cr in old currency

Urban local bodies in Maharashtra have collected Rs 914.35 crore in the form of taxes and arrears from citizens in the demonetised currency notes.

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Maha: State-owned bodies, local bodies to remain open till midnight

To avoid inconvenience to the public, the Maharashtra government has asked state-owned enterprises and local bodies to remain open till midnight today to accept bills and arrears in old demonetised notes.

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Investment in Smart Cities Mission will not be repented: Venkaiah

The central government is taking measures to enable increased flow of resources to urban local bodies and states which includes enhanced central assistance, Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu said.

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85 cities submit Smart City proposals

Rajasthan became the first state to submit the Smart City proposal for it's nominated cities to the Ministry of Urban Development

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Governing the Indian metropolitan city-region

It’s time now to give large, unwieldy metropolises in India the attention they deserve

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