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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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BILBAO EFFECT: IS IT POSSIBLE TO TRANSFER TO INDIAN CITIES?

Based on the data we have had access to, with the expected migration to urban areas in the next 25 years, a city of one million people should be built each month in India.

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5 more Indian cities join the data driven governance movement for creating smarter, sustainable, resilient and inclusive cities

Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Chennai and Vijayawada join the City Data for India Initiative, a collaboration of Tata Trusts and World Council on City Data

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Government approves construction of 1,86,777 affordable houses for Urban Poor

RS.11,169 crore investment approved with central assistance of Rs.2,797 Crore. Haryana Gets 53,290 houses, Tamil Nadu-40,623, Karnataka-32,656, Gujarat-15,584, Maharashtra-12,123, Bihar-11,411, Kerala-9,461, Uttarakhand-6,226, Odisha-5,133

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Peri Urban Reality in India

Rapid expansion of city limits often described as the urban sprawl or peri urbanization can be accounted for as the new urban reality of India- a quintessential feature of contemporary urbanization.

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NDMC Team Leaves For Beijing To Study Urban Planning

The team comprising persons from horticulture, civil and health departments will also be acquainted with latest technology, mechanisation of horticulture and smart city facilities in the Chinese capital

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Maharashtra, Canada to work on urban infra, smart cities

Maharashtra government today signed an agreement with Canada to implement a joint action plan on urban infrastructure development in the state.

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Needed: A New Approach to City Planning In India

The human dimension, linked with culture and heritage is more important than built environment, as is giving an identity to the city under the Smart Cities Mission

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Planning and the gift of foresight

"Building Indian cities is an opportunity unlike any other on the planet, the greatest in the history of mankind", says Ranbir S. Das - Chairman, Fairwood Group

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Turning vision into reality

Effective urban planning holds the key to promoting Smart Cities in India

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