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Smart Cities – the ideal city of the future

With the initial focus being on energy efficiency, public safety, and sustainability, the cities will soon graduate to build solutions around health, education, and system integration spanning all sectors.

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Partnering for the Smart Future

Headed for smart city mission, the public-private partnership (PPP) is critical among the possible business models. A successful PPP model needs a close coordination between state governments, civic bodies and the private players.

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Technology is the only way forward to promote sanitation

Sulabh International is ready for the smart toilets as well, and we have made the first model, which is been approved by the Urban Development Ministry Of India.

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Making Smart Cities Smarter

India already has the ecosystem in place. With bright startups, world class professionals, sizeable workforce, state-of-the-art R&D labs, growing smartphone penetration, India has the potential to lead the world in making cities smarter.

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Sustainable Cities Must Be Inclusive

Our current city planning processes are definitely not assessing the carrying capacity of a region, leading to tremendous pressure on existing resources

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Kochi Kick-starts E-Waste Management In Schools

The E-waste disposal programme started with a removal Of 12,500 Kg waste in a single day under an initiative aiming to clear accumulated junk, reportedly estimated at over one crore kg

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NGT Slapped Hefty Fine On 5 Delhi Hotels For Waste Generation

The green panel imposed a penalty of Rs 3 lakh each on Hotel Leela Venture Ltd, Fraser Suites, Royal Plaza and Mahagun Hotels Pvt Ltd, Rs 2 lakh each on Chhatarpur-based Radiance Motel and Golden Petal Hotel and Banquet and Rs 2.50 lakh on Park Inn

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CAG Slams BMC Over Its Sewage Collection System

The report stated that Mumbai generated 2,146 MLD (million litres) per day, of which only 1,098 MLD sewage was being treated per day and remaining 1,048 MLD was discharged into the sea/creeks without any treatment

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IARI developing water treatment plant that uses agri waste

The system will include floodplain filtration technique, which includes using plants and microbes, apart from rice husk, for purifying water

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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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