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Amidst reports that the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is positively considering the proposal for sanctioning of two Smart Cities Projects in Jammu and Srinagar, the State Government today accorded sanction for constitution of a State Level Advisory Committee and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) for review of Smart …
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‘Protection extended to stray cows, no new taxes and scheme for hawkers’ Promising to transform Delhi into a “Smart City as envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi” and conforming to the “views” of its national president Amit Shah, the State Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its Sankalp Patra (Commitment Paper) …
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Administrative sanction to be obtained in 2-3 weeks Senior officials of Chennai Smart City Limited took charge on Monday, setting the ball rolling for key civic projects estimated at ₹1,300 crore in the city. Raj Cherubal took charge as the Chief Executive Officer of Chennai Smart City Limited on Monday. As …
tax

The property tax in six smart cities in the State may go up if the recommendation of the Union Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) to generate funds under Smart City Mission is implemented. According to the Ministry, the cities have to generate funds by floating tenders before April 30, 2017, to …
tips

As they discussed issues ranging from cutting edge car automation to innovative ways of recycling construction waste, researchers at the recent UAE Research Symposium on Smart Cities had a shared message: The science is the easy part. Getting policymakers, companies and citizens on board is where the real work of …
das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today welcomed the Union Cabinet s approval of transfer of land at Ranchi by Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) to the state government. Das said the decision would not only help Ranchi to become smart city but would also benefit HEC by way of getting money in …
frenh

Nine months after the Union urban development ministry shortlisted Chandigarh for the smart city project, the board of directors of the special purpose vehicle (SPV) in a meeting on Thursday finalised a French company as the project management consultant after having dilly-dallied on taking a decision on this. The company, Egis …
spv

The state government has issued a notification constituting a special purpose vehicle called Imagine Panaji Smart City Development Ltd, which has been given complete flexibility and financial autonomy to implement and manage smart city projects. The Smart Cities Mission launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 25, 2015, is implemented through the Union …
spv

A special purpose vehicle (SPV, which is a company) for implementing the proposals under smart cities mission for Mangaluru will be formed by this month-end, according to outgoing Mayor Harinath. Addressing presspersons here on Monday, Mr. Harinath, who would step down on Thursday on the completion of his one-year tenure, said …
nsdc

The NSDC and New Delhi Municipal Council Smart City Limited recently signed a pact to boost skill development under the Smart Cities Mission. Under the agreement, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and NDMCSCL, a public limited company wholly owned by the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), will jointly develop e-learning …