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October 3: World Habitat Day 2022

The World Habitat Day 2022 is observed on October 3. Key facts The World Habitat Day is observed on the first Monday of October. The purpose of this initiative is to promote the fundamental right to have adequate shelter. The theme for this year is “Mind the Gap. Leave No One and Place Behind”. The ..

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Swachhata Start-Up Challenge

Swachhata Start-Up challenge was launched to increase innovation in waste management. It was launched by the Agence Francaise de Developpment, AFD and the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, DPIIT. The AFD is a French public financial institution. It implements the policies of the French Government. The top ten winner of the challenge ..

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Streets for People Challenge

The Streets for People Challenge is an online event organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The results of the event were announced recently. The Streets for People challenge along with the India Cycles4 challenge brought in changes to make the roads cycle friendly, walking friendly and child friendly. The streets for people ..

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Open Data Week

The Open Data Week was launched by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The week is celebrated between January 17, 2022 and January 21, 2022.  It encourages promoting innovation in the urban ecosystem of the country. About Open Data Week During the celebration of the week, the ministry of housing and urban affairs will publish ..

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EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs recently launched the EatSmart Cities Challenge and Transport 4 All Challenge. The main objective of the EatSmart Cities Challenge is to create an environment of right food practices and habits. The Transport 4 all challenge aims to make public  transport safe, comfortable, affordable and reliable. EatSmart Cities challenge ..

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