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January 2016

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Itron is excited to participate in the International Water Association (IWA) Water Loss Conference, to be held Jan. 31-Feb. 3 in Bangalore, India at the Lalit Ashok. The IWA Water Loss Conference is an important global event solely focused on addressing challenges on water loss. This event is in its …
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Over the past 50 years, the automotive industry has undergone what could be described as a technology revolution. Fuel efficiency, environmentally sound vehicle powertrain concepts, increased electronics, driver assistance, and safety features like ABS and airbags are just a few of the improvements that have taken place, which have led …
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Cabinet Secretary Shri Pradeep Kumar Sinha recently interacted with the Municipal Commissioners of 97 cities included in the Smart Cities Mission and Chief Secretaries of all the States and Union Territories on the implementation of Smart City Mission. He emphasized the importance of urban sector which has emerged as a major …
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All India Council of Sports ( AICF) President Vijay Kumar Malhotra recently urged the Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu to include sports infrastructure in the master plan of proposed smart cities. Malhotra said it was important to promote sports disciplines popular in the region where the smart cities are located. …
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed gratitude towards Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu for including Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur under the ‘Smart City’ project. Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh are included in the list of 20 cities, …
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Centre’s decision not to include any city from Telangana in the first list of Smart Cities triggered widespread debate among political and bureaucratic circles in the new State. Here are the reasons being debated for the Union Urban Development Ministry’s decision to pick no single city from the newborn State …
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Government of India on Thursday, 28th Jan 2016 announced the list of 20 cities selected to be taken up for development as Smart Cities in Round 1 of the Smart City Programme. To view the full list of cities with their ranking & scores click here – Ranking_of_Smart Cities
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Arup has launched “Growing Smart Cities in Denmark”, a new report that examines the current and future role of the Danish public sector in developing smart cities to support Denmark’s economy. This forward thinking report is part of a collaborative assessment for Invest in Denmark under the Ministry of Foreign …
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With the government naming 20 cities to be developed as ‘Smart Cities’, industry experts recently said the project will require huge fund mobilization that could be brought about by public-private partnerships.”The 20 shortlisted cities comprise a mix of cities from all regions of India with high economic and industrial potential.”Developing the …
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Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday announced the first list of 20 smart cities at a press conference in New Delhi. The minister said that a committee has chosen 20 cities in the first list based on feasibility, smartness of proposal, performance indicators among others and awarded marks out of …