Smart cities in India Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework (CSCAF 2.0) ?

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 ..

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Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launches Ease of Living Index and Municipal Performance Index

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 ..

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UNESCO designates Hyderabad as Creative City of Gastronomy

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 ..

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2nd Singapore – India Hackathon being held in IIT Madras

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 ..

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India’s first Central Institute of Chemical Engineering & Technology (CICET) to set up in Gujarat

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 ..

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