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June 2016

itron

Itron, Inc. a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced today that PT Mecoindo, a joint venture between Itron and a local partner, signed a contract with PT PLN (Persero), a state-owned utility company in Jakarta, Indonesia, to deploy 635,000 Itron smart …
waste

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, hosted a roundtable forum recently bringing together leading international and Turkish waste management companies, Turkish metropolitan municipalities and the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization to help Turkey’s cities become more sustainable and combat the challenges of rapid urbanization. Turkey’s population of 75 million …
TACHNI

Technavio analysts forecast the global smart bathroom market to grow at a CAGR of more than 10% during the forecast period, according to their latest report.The research study covers the present scenario and growth prospects of the global smart bathroom market for 2016-2020. The report also lists touch-less faucets, cisterns, …
KERALA

Under-construction IT Special Economic Zone SmartCity Kochi will be fully operational by 2021, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today said.The apprehensions with regard to SmartCity Kochi’s first phase will be resolved as early as possible, he said during the Question Hour in the Assembly. “The government will ensure that land …
NARAYAN SAMI

The French government is interested in collaborating with Puducherry administration for infrastructural development and academic programmes, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said today.Talking to reporters after a meeting with the Ambassador designate of France to India Alexandre Ziegler, Narayanasamy said he had highlighted various sectors where collaborative initiatives between France and …
CELUULAR

China Mobile, Ericsson, and Intel are showing off new cellular Internet of Things technology at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Shanghai. The companies have worked together on a smart city concept that may offer some indication of how the IoT will shape the smart city of the future. The …
JETAY

The Kerala government has requested the Centre to include Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode in the Smart City list, state Minister for Local  Self- Governance K T Jaleel today said.Jaleel met Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and urged him to include the state capital, along with Kozhikode, in the list. …
namospeech

You can visit the below given link for the text of PM’s address on the launch of Smart City Mission projects in Pune .. Text of PM’s address    
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with the Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik, who is present at Bhubaneswar, during the launch of the projects, SMART CITIES MISSION, in Pune on June 25, 2016.
	The Governor of Maharashtra, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, the Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi recently attended the first anniversary celebration of the Smart Cities Mission and AMRUT, in Pune. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that a fresh trend is now noticed where cities are moving forward to compete on the path of development. He said there …
verizon

Seeking to add best-in-class Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology and services, specifically in the connected vehicle and mobile enterprise management sectors—as well as expanded distribution relationships—to its Verizon Telematics subsidiary, Verizon Communications Inc. recently announced it has signed an agreement to purchase Telogis, Inc., a private company based in Aliso Viejo, California. “With …