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Goa To Digitise All Historical Records Under Smart Cities Mission

The government of Goa has given an in-principle nod to the proposal of Goa's archives to be digitised under the 'Smart City Mission'

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Vijay Rupani Launches Ahmedabad Command And Control Centre, Thrusts On Inclusive Ease Of Living

Gujarat Chief Minister applauded the command and control centre as a big step towards the better management of the city and stressed on the need to take every citizen along to ensure an inclusive development and a good standard of living

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Skill Development Can Expedite The Smart Cities Mission

“There is a need to improve surveillance, technical operations and transform mobility into smart mobility. Urban development means nothing if the mobility services are not smart," said Rakesh Kumar Sahu, IT Expert, Jhansi Municipal Corporations

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Securing Our Smart Cities The Smart Way

Technology being at the centre of our Government’s Smart Cities Mission, safety and security have emerged as important aspects of the way cities function. Where technology has helped harness and optimise the management of urban resources, the protection of data and citizens alike has also emerged as crucial to ensure our people and businesses feel safe in cities

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Technology: The Challenge As Well As The Opportunity To Build Smart Cities

On 23rd February 2018, BW Businessworld organized Smart Cities Conclave in Ahmedabad. Several industry leaders, international experts, and key officials from the Government of Gujarat, including the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Hon’ble Vijay Rupani also attended the conclave

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Citizens Should Self-Regulate To Protect The Environment For Building Green Cities

Since environment has to be protected along while building smarter cities, it is important to keep in notice that WHO has said that top 10 polluted cities in the world are all Indian cities

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Sustainability And Waste Management Are Crucial To Smart Cities Mission: Ajay Girotra MD, AG Dauters

"People should be made aware about taking care of their surroundings by saving on energy consumption, water, not littering around and sanitation etc," said Ajay Girotra, MD, AG Dauters Waste Processing Pvt Ltd.

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5,000 Slum Families Rehabilitated Under Ahmedabad’s ABD approach

“Smart Cities projects undertaken by us have been extremely challenging but we charted our own course and achieved a lot in a short span of three years. Safety and security of our citizens are paramount for us," said Mukesh Kumar, Commissioner, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation

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Telangana Is A Disruptive Start-Up In Building Smart Cities: KT Rama Rao

“We believe in disruption. Our minister has defined a clear-cut mandate to the cabinet colleagues to get the basic right,” said Rao

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We Want To Create Smart Cities Without Creating Urban Mess: Hardeep Puri, Housing And Urban Affairs Minister

“We have two options. Either we follow the age-old bullock cart approach of town building process or we gear up and work towards building smart cities,” said the minister, speaking on the sidelines of the 5th edition of BW Businessworld Smart Cities Conclave 2017

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Smart Solutions To Building Urban Infrastructure

Cities in India can garner significant economic gain by improving infrastructure and service delivery

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Indian Cities Build A Head Of Steam To Become ‘Smart’

Indian cities are expected to play an increasingly important role in shaping the country’s future owing to the heavy rate of migration from rural to urban areas

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Corporate Sector Can Play Key Role In Achieving Urban Sanitation Goals, Report Says

The comprehensive report entitled State of Urban Water and Sanitation in India is one such activity based on rigorous consultations with stakeholders and data collected over three years, Vice Chancellor, TERI University

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Now Corporates May Adopt A Municipality

Accounting for Swachh Bharat related programmes were 7.3 per cent of the total CSR spent with an additional Rs. 33 crore for the urban slum development programme

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Ashoka University Calls For Startups For Second Cohort Of Dalmia AIM Smart City Accelerator Programme

University's Centre for Entrepreneurship in association with Dalmia Bharat Group and Microsoft Accelerator starts initiative to nurture innovative and committed early-stage startups

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