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Smart Cities Mission completes 5 years

On June 25, 2020, the Smart Cities Mission completed its 5 years. In order to celebrate the success, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched an online event. The event highlighted the progress, achievements and outcomes of Smart Cities Mission. Smart Cities Mission The SCM was launched on June 25, 2015. It aimed to ..

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TULIP internship programme

On June 4, 2020, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and the Ministry of HRD (Human Resource Development) launched an internship learning programme called “TULIP”. Key Features The programme has been launched for fresh engineering graduates. Under the programme, they will get opportunities to work with 4,400 urban local bodies and 100 smart cities ..

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USD 206 Million loan agreement signed with ADB for Strengthening Urban Services in Tamil Nadu

The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a USD 206 million loan deal on Monday, 2nd December 2019 for developing sewage infrastructure and water supply in 5 cities of Tamil Nadu. For improving the service delivery, the loan deal will further work on strengthening the capacities of the urban local ..

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Why India needs to focus on Urbanisation?

The state of public service delivery in Indian urban centres is abysmal. The scale of the challenge is massive which include ensuring Availability of clean drinking water. Unpolluted air. Quality public transport. Effective traffic management and parking. Integrated planning of transport and land use. Management and safe disposal of solid waste that is generated. Treatment ..

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National Water Awards 2018 Presented

The Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development, and Rejuvenation presented 82 National Water Awards in 14 categories for the year 2018. The Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development, and Rejuvenation Arjun Ram Meghwal expressed his happiness over National Water Awards which have been resumed after a gap of 12 years and said that this is ..

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