Smart Cities Current Affairs - 2019

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Madhya Pradesh launches India’s first Integrated Control and Command Centre for its smart cities

Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Ltd. (BSCDCL) has launched India’s first cloud-based Common Integrated Data Centre, Disaster Recovery Centre and Integrated Control and Command Centre (ICCC). It is powered by Hewlett Packard (HP) Enterprise’s Universal Internet of Things (IoT) Platform. Key Facts ICCC will enable Madhya Pradesh State administration to monitor and administer multiple city Read More…

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First Apex Conference for CEOs of Smart Cities held in Bhopal

The First Apex Conference for CEOs of Smart Cities was held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. It was organised by Union Urban Affairs Ministry and inaugurated by Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs.The conference aimed to provided single platform for convergence of all best practices in Smart city missions across country to help Read More…

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India, Germany inks MoU for Sustainable Urban Development programme & Smart Cities in India

India and Germany have inked MoU for “Implementation Agreement in Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities in India. The Agreement was signed between Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, India on behalf of Government of Germany. Key Facts The objective of programme is to develop and Read More…

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Housing Ministry and GIZ ink agreement with GIZ for sustainable transportation

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has signed an implementation agreement with German firm GIZ GmbH for technical cooperation in implementation of transport projects in Coimbatore, Bhubaneshwar and Kochi. The main objective of these projects are to improve planning and implementation of sustainable urban transport. Key Facts Under this agreement, an amount Read More…

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India’s first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra for Skilling in Smart Cities inaugurated in New Delhi

India’s first Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra (PMKK) for Skilling in Smart Cities was inaugurated at Mandir Marg, New Delhi. It has been set up Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) in collaboration with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC). Key Facts Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana is flagship scheme of MSDE Read More…

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EU, France give 3.5 Million Euros as Grant to Curb Emissions in India

EU and France will give a grant of 3.5 million euros to three Indian cities- Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad as part of the EU’s commitment under the Paris Climate agreement to curb emissions and promote sustainability in these cities. Salient Highlights The grants have been provided to help India’s smart city programme under the ‘Moblise Your Read More…

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Germany to develop Bhubaneswar, Kochi, Coimbatore as Smart Cities

Germany has decided to partner with India’s smart city programme and will help developing Kochi (Kerala), Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) as smart cities. It was announced by State Secretary in Germany’s Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Gunther Adler in New Delhi at the second meeting of the Indo-German Working Read More…

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