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Smart Cities

  • The govt. will be announcing two complementary schemes on urban development in the country next month—the Smart city scheme and New Urban Development Mission. Read More
  • Smart City project is in advanced stage and will be implemented on public-private partnership (PPP) mode after cabinet approval. Read More
  • India Needs Habitable Cities Before Smart Cities. Read More
  • A Kyoto University team will visit the city to further Prime Minister’s ‘smart city’ initiative under the ‘sister city’ partnership agreement. Read More
  • Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan is leading a 60-strong delegation on a visit to India to discuss the new government’s plan to develop 100 smart cities, and other issues. Read More
  • The proposed 100 smart cities are likely to be selected in three phases: Only 20 smart cities may be shortlisted this year. Read More
  • Canada offers expertise in smart city development to Telangana, Andhra. Read More
  • Now, a competition to choose 100 smart cities: States to give choices, Centre to decide by year-end. Read More
  • Top govt. panel approves Rs 2.73 lakh crore to modernize cities. Read More
  • After Microsoft, the US-based global technology giant IBM has offered to join the Surat Smart City project. Read More
  • To help ‘Smart Cities’ plan, SEBI approves municipal bonds rules. Read More
Latest News

•Indian Smart City, Ahmedabad joins C40 Cities to accelerate urban climate actions. Read More

•Ministry of Heavy Industries has installed 532 charging stations/Infrastructure under Phase-I & II of FAME India Scheme.Read more

•Renewable energy generation accounts for 25%-29% of total power amid high demand: Power minister.Read more

•Government offers use of 5G test bed free of cost for SMEs, start-ups till January 2023.Read more

•High-level panel approves 32 beneficiaries under Production Linked Incentives (PLI) scheme for large scale electronics.Read more

•French carmaker Citroën launches made-in-India C3 modelRead more

•Climate Action: India to set up two carbon capture and utilisation centres. Read more

Policy

G/TBT/N/IND/232: Draft Food Safety and Standards (Health Supplements, Nutraceuticals, Food for Special Dietary Use, Food for Special Medical Purpose, and prebiotic and prebiotic food) regulations, 2022.Read more

Indian Govt. to Ban Single Use Plastics from July 1 and BIS has issued fresh standards for plastics that would be applicable for products to be used as alternatives. Read More

Surat, Udaipur, Bhopal, Indore Among Seven Cities Set to be declared India’s First Set Of ‘Smart Cities’ By 2022 End. Read more

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued Information related to Decentralized Solar Schemes implemented by MNRE.Read more