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July 2016

dubai

Chinese equipment giant Huawei has inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Dubai South for the provision of smart city services to its Business Park free zone.Huawei said comprises 11 buildings and offers commercial space to support diverse sectors including aviation, logistics, general trading, finance, business consultancies, training institutions, retail, …
seimens

Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), are cooperating in their efforts to make cities more resilient. Siemens has joined the 100RC Platform of Partners – working with other private companies and public organizations in helping cities, their people, communities and institutions prepare for, withstand, and emerge from the stresses and …
bhubneshwar

The Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) on Friday gave a proposal of Euro 140 million (Rs 1046 crore) to German ambassador to India Martin Ney for developing a smart city here.The Germans have a close relation with the city as renowned German architect and town planner Otto Konigsberger designed the …
kochi

The city’s journey towards becoming a Smart City under the Centre’s ambitious scheme for urban rejuvenation is expected to shift to top gear after Finance Minister T. M. Thomas Isaac earmarked Rs.500 crore for the project in the State Budget. “We could immediately start implementing the detailed project reports in …
vizag

The Visakhapatnam beach road from here to Bhimli will be developed at a cost of Rs. 200 crore to promote tourism as a part of the smart city project, according to municipal commissioner Pravin Kumar. He told the media here on Friday that the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) wanted the citizens to participate …
LUCKNOW

With the UP governor approving of SPV formation in Lucknow for executing smart city projects, the road for registering the company ‘Lucknow Smart City Ltd’ with Companies Act-is cleared. Both state government and LMC will hold 50:50 equity share holdings in the SPV, whose temporary office would be registered at …
funding

The cancellation of the visit of a team led by Corporation Commissioner to the United Kingdom (U.K.) for Smart City mission may put a spoke on the civic body’s wheel. Last Saturday, the State government cancelled the visit of a team led by Corporation Commissioner to the U.K. for Smart …
realty

The state government has given green signal to Smart City plans of eight municipal corporations, including Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) and Amravati Municipal Corporation (AMC), and submitted the plans to the central government for second round of the contest. NMC and AMC have already formed special purpose vehicles (SPV) to …
NASHIK

Municipal commissioner Abhishek Krishna held the first Smart City meeting with civic officials on Monday .Krishna, who said that his priority was to make Nashik a Smart City, took a review of the proposal from the officers.Around 12 days back, the Smart City proposal was presented to the chief secretary, …
NAIDU

India has strongly pitched for US investments in its urban sector missions, highlighting various initiatives of the government for recasting the countrys urban landscape.Addressing the US policy makers, officials and corporate leaders here yesterday, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu listed out various schemes of government under urban sector such …