The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has extended the deadline of its Smart Cities Mission to June 2024, giving all 100 smart cities more time to complete their projects and document and disseminate the learnings from the mission. This ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2023
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), a Central Autonomous Body under the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, is organising the Urban Climate Film Festival under the CITIIS program. The festival aims to create wider awareness of the impact ..
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
Union Cabinet approved Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on Sustainable Urban Development between India and Japan by suspending the existing MoU of 2007 on Urban Development. How MoC will be implemented? To implement and strategize programmes on cooperation under MoC, a ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
Context in Current Affairs: PM Modi is to address the India Mobile Congress on December 8, 2020. The Department of Telecommunications and Cellular Operators Association of India are organizing the Indian Mobile Congress. It is being organized under the theme ..
On November 18, 2020, the World Economic Forum selected 36 cities from 22 countries for pioneering a policy road map for smart cities. These smart cities are being developed under the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance. Of the 36 cities ..