Smart cities in India Current Affairs, GK & News
Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, has launched the Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework (CSCAF) 2.0. He also launched ‘Streets for People Challenge’ along with CSCAF 2.0 in a virtual event which was organized by the Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA). Key Facts ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Union Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has recently launched two Assessment Frameworks, namely Ease of Living Index (EoLI) and Municipal Performance Index (MPI) 2019. The two indices are expected to assess the quality of life of citizens in 100 Smart Cities and 14 other cities, with more than 1 million population. The MPI ..
On the occasion of World Cities Day (WCD-2019), UNESCO has announced that Mumbai and Hyderabad have been designated as Creative City of Films and Creative City of Gastronomy, respectively. By joining the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), the cities pledge to share their best practices and develop partnerships involving public and private sectors as well ..
Topics: Chennai • City of Film • City of Music • Creative Cities Network • Creative city • Geography of India • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Jaipur • Smart cities in India • States and union territories of India • UNESCO • Varanasi
To promote innovation, 2nd edition of Singapore – India Hackathon will be organised at IIT Madras in Chennai from Sep 28 to 29, 2019. The Hackathon is the first of its kind joint International hackathon between India and Singapore during which the selected bright students from India and Singapore will work in collaboration to develop ..
Union Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya has recently announced that the India’s first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology (CICET) will be set up in Gujarat to give boost to the chemical industry. The CICET will come up either at Ahmedabad or Surat. The proposed institute will help the chemical ..
Topics: Ahmedabad • Chemical engineering • Gujarat • India • Mansukh L. Mandaviya • Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute • Smart cities in India • States and union territories of India • Surat
The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG-2020) is scheduled to be held in Guwahati, Assam from 18th January 2020. The Games will see participation of more than 10,000 athletes and officials. It will be conducted in partnership with Indian Olympic Association (IOA), School Games Federation of India & Assam as host State. The ..
Topics: Assam • Guwahati • India • Indian Olympic Association • Khelo India Youth Games • National Games of India • Pune • Smart cities in India • South Asian Games • Sport in India • States and union territories of India