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  • The urban shift

    The urban shift

    Urbanisation is integral to contemporary civilization. The process, as it is evolving in India, does not always reflect its strong association with the structural changes taking place in the economy. The people&’s right to a better quality of life, as distinct from rural conditions, is linked to the drive towards urbanization. Indeed, there has been …

    September 10, 2016
  • US delegation meets Venkaiah over smart cities

    US delegation meets Venkaiah over smart cities

    A delegation led by the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Director Leocadia I Zak on Wednesday called on Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and discussed about the smart cities for which Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) have been inked. "The discussion was centred on the three smart cities – Visakhapatnam, Ajmer and Allahabad – for …

    August 31, 2016
  • Smart Cities: Dharamshala gets UNDP assistance

    Smart Cities: Dharamshala gets UNDP assistance

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will provide assistance to make Dharamshala a smart city, Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma said on Wednesday. “On the request of the state (Himachal Pradesh) government, the UNDP has agreed to provide assistance in developing Dharamshala as Smart City,” Sharma said. “The UNDP would link Dharamshala with Japan for earthquake resistant technology which …

    August 24, 2016
  • Duel over Mahanadi waters continues

    Duel over Mahanadi waters continues

    The row between Odisha and Chhattisgarh governments over Mahanadi waters continue to provide fuel to political parties here with the BJD, BJP and Congress indulging in mudslinging today even as the independent committee formed at an all party (excluding the ruling BJD) meeting called for greater public consultation and transparency over the issue.  The independent …

    August 19, 2016
  • Smart Ganga City programme launched in 10 cities

    Smart Ganga City programme launched in 10 cities

    Smart Ganga City programme launched in 10 cities

    August 13, 2016