Smart City Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

Smart City Programme: Control rooms in 50 cities for Lock Down 3.0

On May 4, 2020, the Government of India implemented phase III of COVID-9 lock down. With the third lock down relaxing restrictions all over the country, major cities are still vulnerable to the spread of the virus. Hence, to fight the virus more efficiently and maintain a routine life, control rooms have been set up ..

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Mobile Kiosk for COVID-19 Sample Testing used in Agartala Smart City

The smart city, Agartala has implemented a mobile kiosk for sample collection. The kiosk makes sure there are no wastages in Personal Protective Equipment and also ensures protection to sample collecting medical professionals. Highlights The kiosk running on three-wheeler vehicle enables navigation and helps in collection of samples from the community. There is no need ..

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Smart City Mission: Mass Disinfection of public places by GoI

The Government of India has undertaken a mass programme to disinfect cities under the Smart Cities Mission. Under this programme, the public places such as markets, streets, parks, playgrounds and shopping precincts are being disinfected under smart city programme Highlights The Covid-19 virus gets inactivated easily with chemical disinfectants. The public places are being sanitized ..

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Smart Cities Mission: Integrated Command and Control Centres to be used for COVID-19

The Municipalities are now using the Integrated Command and Control Centres built under “Smart Cities” mission as war rooms of COVID-19. Highlights The smart cities in India such as Pune, Varanasi, Surat, Bengaluru and other cities have started to use the Integrated Command and Control Centres built under the Smart Cities Mission to fight against ..

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Best Performing Smart Cities paired up with least performing to work as SISTER CITIES

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has paired up 20 best performing smart cities with least performing cities. They will work as “sister cities”. Highlights The best performing cities include Tiruppur, Nagpur, Bhopal, Ranchi, Kanpur, Surat, Indore, Vellore, Vishakhapatnam, Varanasi, Vellore, Nashik, Vadodara, Pune, Kota, Davangere, Dehradun, Udaipur, Amaravati and Agra. The programme ..

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