The 14th edition of Municipalika, a three-day exhibition and conference on Smart and Sustainable Cities, organised at CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Navi Mumbai, from 18th to 20th May, ended on a high note, providing valuable insights and solutions for urban infrastructure and housing development in India.
RIL & Adani Group withdraw bid to acquire SKS Power Generation
Ahmednagar to soon have its first solar agri-feeder
Brookfield to Acquire KKR’s 50% Stake in Renewable Developer X-Elio
SCHOTT enters PPA with CleanMax for Wind Solar Hybrid Project
Power Grid Corporation receives 6 Special Purpose Vehicles from REC
Power Finance Corporation to receive Rs 165 cr loan from Japan’s JBIC
Delhi aims to meet annual electricity demand through solar power
BCCL signs 1st MDO contract for coking coal extraction
NTPC REL: Sterling & Wilson Renewable Energy bags order
GAIL and Shell reach an agreement to discuss ethane supply
NTPC commissions green coal plant in Varanasi
Power plants in Delhi fails to adhere to biomass co-firing policy
JSW Steel plans to invest in a virgin coking coal mine
Adani Transmission gets certified as single-use plastic-free firm
Coal India targets 156 MT coal supply to power sector in April-June
NLC establishes green energy joint venture with Assam Discom
GMDC bags 2 coal blocks in Odisha
2,000 MW renewable energy projects to be developed by Onix Group in UP
RBI grants IREDA the status of Infrastructure Finance Corporation
Odisha to build 100,000 houses for urban poor by 2022
Odisha is planning to build one lakh houses for economically weaker sections (EWS) and lower income groups (LIG) by 2022 under the policy of Â‘Housing for All in Urban AreasÂ’, according to Housing and Urban Development (H&UD) Minister Pushpendra Singhdeo.
Naidu inaugurates Stage 1A of Chennai Metro Phase-1
Union Minister of Urban Development Venkaiah Naidu has inaugurated the Stage 1A of Chennai Metro Phase-1, from Little Mount to Airport in Chennai.
Government announces first batch of 20 smart cities
The government has announced the 20 winners of the Smart City Challenge competition for financing during this financial year. Minister of Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu said that the winners were from 11 States and the Union Territory of Delhi and the selection was totally objective and transparent based on standardised processes.
Smart City selection not politically motivated: Centre
Since no city of Uttar Pradesh could make it to the top 20 list, the SP accused the BJP government of Â´cheatingÂ´ the people of the State.
NationÂ´s infra sector gets major Japanese boost
IndiaÂ´s infrastructure - sectors such as roads, metro rail, industrial corridor, shipping and urban development - are set to get a boost with Japan committing
Smart Cities to benefit 12 crore people
There are about 12 crore people in the country who will be the direct beneficiaries of the Smart City project. The total population of these proposed 98 Smart Cities is about 12 crore, accounting for 35 per cent of countryÂ´s total urban population as per the 2011 census, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said, while releasing the list.
Dredging: Opportunities & Challenges
The world population depends heavily on dredging solutions for global trade, coastal defence, urban development, energy supplies, and leisure or tourism. Dredging is an indicator of the development of the coastal states and such sustained development is essential for the social and economic development of the country.
National Conclave on Smart Technologies
International experts on technologies and smart cities along with urban development officials from across India - constituting 600 cities, covering the100 smart cities and 500 AMRUT cities - came together at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre to participate in the National Conclave on Smart Technologies.
Centre to spend Rs.48,000 cr on smart cities: Venkaiah Naidu
According to Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Urban Development, the government intends to develop 100 cities into smart cities to begin with over a period of five years.