Smart cities in India
With the deadline approaching for the Smart Cities Mission in June 2023, the Central Government has urged the poorly performing cities to speed up their projects. These projects were supposed to be completed within 5 years of the city’s selection. ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
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 ..
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 ..
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 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 ..
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 ..