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Gujarat Launches Trading System with incentive for Low Polluting Industries

The government of Gujarat has launched a market-based trading system to reduce air pollution. Under the programme, the government sets a cap on emissions and allows industries to buy and sell permits to stay below the cap. About the Project Gujarat s initiative is the world s first emissions trading system for particulate pollution. The ..

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Surat selected for ‘City Award’ for showing great momentum in implementation of projects

Under ‘India Smart Cities Award’ 2018, Surat Smart City has been selected for ‘City Award’ for showing great momentum in implementation of projects especially in the categories of urban environment, transport and mobility and sustainable integrated development. Beside this, Bhopal and Ahmedabad were selected in the ‘Innovative Idea’ category for their transformative approach towards sustainable ..

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Surat becomes India’s first district to have 100% solar powered health centres

The Surat district of Gujarat has become the India’s first district to have 100% solar powered Primary Health Centers (PHCs) to combat the issue of global warming. There are a total of 52 PHCs in the district and all of them are now powered by solar system. This initiative will not only bring down the ..

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Surat: First district to have 100% solar powered health centres

Surat district in Gujarat become first in country to have 100% solar powered Primary Health Centers (PHCs). All 52 PHCs in the district are now powered by solar system. With this, Surat sets an example for country by developing villages that use sustainable forms of energy at a time when global warming is mounting with ..

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Pune tops 5th edition of Janaagraha’s Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems 2017

The Bengaluru-based non-profit organisation, Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy (Janaagraha) has released the 5th edition of its Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) 2017 report. The study evaluated quality of governance in cities by assessing laws, policies and institutional processes currently in place. In its 2017 edition, the survey covered 23 major cities in ..

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