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Report Card on Smart Cities to be released by June 2020

The Government of India will release a report card on 100 selected smart cities by June 2020. The cities are to be assessed based on public performance index, ease of living and climate in June. The initiative is being undertaken as the Smart City Project completes 5 years in June. Highlights The cities are also ..

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India’s First Online Waste Exchange Portal launched in Chennai

The Greater Chennai Corporation under the Smart City Mission has launched the first online waste exchange portal in the country, under which buyers and sellers of different kinds of waste will be connected. The first-of-its-kind online portal will allow the residents of Chennai to buy and sell recycled and reuseable products online. The portal will ..

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GoI flagship scheme, AMRUT extended by 2 years

On December 18, 2019, the Government of India extended the deadline of its flagship scheme AMRUT (Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation) by two more years. The mission was launched in 2015 by PM Modi promising 139 lakh water connections and 145 lakh sewer connections by March 2020. The expenditure of the mission was ..

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India-US Economic and Financial Partnership Meeting held

The 7th India-US Economic and Financial partnership meeting was held in New Delhi. It was Co-chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Seetharaman and US Secretary Steven T Minuchin. The leaders took efforts to improve mutual cooperation on wide range of multilateral subjects. It included combating financing of terrorism and anti-money laundering. Highlights India and US discussed ..

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mHariyali app launched

The mHariyali mobile application was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs to encourage public engagement in planting trees and Green drives. The application provides automatic geo – tagging of plants. It will hence enable the nodal officers to periodically monitor the plantation. What is the initiation all about? The Ministry of Housing ..

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