Category Archives: Smart City

Plans for Salt Lake-Rajarhat to be a smart & green city

From an integrated bus-and-cycle system to zero-waste system, the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation wants to develop its jurisdiction area covering Salt Lake and Rajarhat as a smart green city. Based on the feedback, the civic authorities are working on a number of plans to develop Salt Lake as a pollution-free environment-friendly township that would have advanced… Read More »

Smart cities: Government to monetise land around railway stations

Public land around railway stations across 100 proposed Smart Cities is set to be monetised, following the inking of a deal between the ministries of Urban Development and Railways on Wednesday, to create model railway stations. Around 300 to 800 acres of such land in every Smart City would be redeveloped to create integrated transport… Read More »

Maharashtra govt inks pact with Korea Land and Housing Corporation

The Maharashtra government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Korea Land & Housing Corporation (KLHC) of the Republic of Korea. This MoU is to build a strategic partnership for smart cities, roads and bridges, etc and exchange of knowledge and expertise, state Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tweeted. Source: Indian Express  

Rajkot takes leap towards becoming a Smart City

Saurashtra’s commercial capital, Rajkot, took an important step towards becoming a ‘Smart City’ on Thursday when the Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) inked three memorandum of understandings (MoUs) with international agencies for implementing various projects for sustainable development by reducing carbon footprint, building climate change resilience and scientific disposal of solid waste. Source: Economictimes

Smart city programme to focus on mobility improvement

With the city of Taj all set to receive a make-over as part of the smart city programme of the Union government, the authorities are planning to give prime focus to mobility as a factor of development. As the city sees a large influx of tourists throughout the year, the authorities have proposed to give… Read More »