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CREDAI collaborates with World Trade Centres Association to boost real estate trade across India
Wed, Jun 12, 2019
CREDAI is set to collaborate with the WTCA to develop Tier-2 and -3 cities by promoting international trade and transforming them into major trade hubs and vital cogs of the Indian economy.
Smart Cities Project: Former Corporate Affairs Secretary Tapan Ray appointed Managing Director at GIFT City
Tue, Jun 11, 2019
Former Corporate Affairs Secretary and board member at SEBI, Tapan Roy has been appointed Managing Director of the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City) — India's first international financial services center and operational Smart City.
Growth in home loans higher in non-metros: JLL
Mon, Jun 10, 2019
The share of four metro cities -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai -- in outstanding home loans dropped to 16 per cent in 2017-18 from 22 per cent in 2012-13 as growth in loan book was higher in small towns, according to property consultant JLL India.
What are Smart cities? Experts on urban landscape transformation in the offing
Fri, May 31, 2019
Smart City is all about high efficiency & optimisation of Urban Infrastructure & Services in a holistic approach.
Google's Internet-based smart city plan upsets Toronto residents
Sat, May 18, 2019
Google-affiliate Sidewalk Labs`s plan to build an Internet-based smart city in Toronto has sparked fear and anxiety among residents, the media reported.
Smart city a slogan, govt should focus on building cities that give 'decent living to poor people': Christopher Benninger
Sat, Sep 29, 2018
On Thrusday, Eminent architect and city planner Christopher Benninger said that smart city was merely "a misnomer and a slogan", adding that the government should instead concentrate on building cities that give a "decent living to poor people".
Hundreds of smart homes in India at risk of leaking data: Avast
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
The researchers found more than 49,000 Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) servers publicly visible on the Internet due to a misconfigured MQTT protocol.
Only 5% of proposed smart city projects completed: Anarock
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
The smart cities mission, launched in 2015, aims to tackle the escalating problems in urban areas with regards to transportation, energy supply, governance, basic urban infrastructure services and overall quality of life.
Naya Raipur smart city operational, becomes 10th on list; check out facilities, features
Fri, Jun 15, 2018
Naya Raipur is now the 10th Smart City to be operational in the country, along with 9 other cities including Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Pune, Nagpur, Rajkot, Visakhapatnam, Bhopal and Kakinada. Naya Raipur is one of the three smart cities of Chhattisgarh selected under the smart cities mission.
Smart City Centers ensuring better safety of women on streets: Puri; other key points
Tue, Jun 12, 2018
Puri said it has been observed that the cities are becoming cleaner due to monitoring of cleaning work through CCTV cameras leading to reduction in instances of thrown garbage, littering, urination in public and night time burning of garbage. Increase in traffic challans issuance indicates an orientation for better traffic discipline, he added. Further, he informed that Intelligent Transit Management System has helped Ahmedabad to improve its operational efficiency by reducing its operational cost while improving the service levels.
Diu Smart City does a first in India
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
On other smart cities, the release said Bengaluru Smart City is working on implementation of solution to improve traffic management, while Jaipur Smart City Ltd (JSCL) has planned to develop night bazaar at Chaura Rasta, in the heart of Pink city.
Implementation of smart city project not smart: Premji
Sun, Feb 05, 2017
"It is unfortunate that the smart city project got lot of attention from Prime Minister Narendra Modi but its implementation has been shallow," said Premji at a function to celebrate the company`s 2016 earthian programme awards here.
50% smart city citizens may voluntarily share personal data, Gartner says
Thu, Dec 15, 2016
In accordance with the fast growing technology dependency, a report by Gartner on Thursday said that nearly 50% people living in smart cities will voluntarily share personal data by 2019.
L&T bags contract to convert Nagpur into a 'Smart City'
Tue, Aug 16, 2016
S.N. Subramanyan, Deputy Managing Director and President of L&T said, " After Jaipur, this is the most significant step in the country’s journey towards establishing smart cities and we are delighted to be participating in transforming Nagpur in one.”
Is your town becoming a 'smart city'? Find out
Tue, May 24, 2016
Venkiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has announced the latest list of towns that will be developed as smart cities.
10 cities to miss out in 'Smart City' again after latest round
Mon, May 23, 2016
Only 12 states and UTs were represented in the first list of 20 mission cities announced in 'Smart City Challenge Competition' on January 28.
Smart City Mission: Govt to announce names of 14 more cities soon
Thu, May 19, 2016
British High Commissioner Sir Dominic Asquith said India's estimated smart cities market is the 12th largest globally.