Smart City

Rourkela makes no visible progress in smart city project

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had written to CM Naveeen Patnaik and colleague Hardeep Singh Puri on the unused funds for development projects.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Tirupati park all set to get facelift

Key features as part of upgrading the park will be entry through biometric face identification for visitors and building of an amphitheatre with a seating capacity for 2,000 spectators. 

published on : 27th November 2019

Sponsored social media promotion of Chennai's pedestrian plaza goes awry

While people from as far as Agra commented, hardly any from Chennai tweeted about the new pedestrian plaza at T Nagar.

published on : 26th November 2019

Strike by All Odisha Contractors’ Association brings Smart City works to a halt

The strike, which has been continuing for the last three weeks, has raised questions on timely completion of projects being executed by Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited (BSCL) through various agencies.

published on : 26th November 2019

Free coaching to be provided SC/ST civil services aspirants in Rourkela

Official sources said an entrance test would be held on December 22 to select 50 ST and SC graduates from Odisha who would be imparted coaching for civil services examinations.

published on : 23rd November 2019

200 youth from Bhubaneswar slum to take part in skill fair

Officials said around 12 skilling institutes across the city have given their consent so far to participate in the skill mela.

published on : 23rd November 2019

Centre behind Singapore's exit from Amaravati Startup Area Development project?

With the project not taking off for over two years after signing a pact in 2017, the Singapore Companies weighed in its options.

published on : 15th November 2019

Rs 100 crore to  be released soon for Smart City project in Vishakhapatnam

The Union minister asked the civic authorities to give priority to programmes taken up under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation, underground drainage and housing projects.

published on : 14th November 2019

'Public first, city next' is the motto for Thiruvananthapuram mayor K Sreekumar

In an exclusive interview with Thiruvananthapuram Express, Sreekumar said that the Smart City project will be given priority.

published on : 14th November 2019

App soon to help tackle flooding in Kochi

German development agency GiZ, which is carrying out the Climate Smart Cities programme in city, is expected to come up with the new mobile app in a month.

published on : 13th November 2019

Lucknow Smart City to replicate Raipur’s 'out-of-the-box' approach

The Lucknow team looked into the details on how historical buildings in the city being preserved on legacy, revamped through civil works and seamlessly integrated into the public convenience.

published on : 10th November 2019

Smart City Mission team inspects project sites

The team was accompanied by officials of Project Management Consultant which is supporting CSML in overall implementation of the projects.   

published on : 9th November 2019

RSCL to carry out 'water audit' in urban areas of Raipur

The agency URS Verification Pvt Ltd will suggest the course of actions on preventing the waste losses and equally share on the source of revenue income.

published on : 23rd October 2019

Government releases Rs 186 crore for Smart City project in Visakhapatnam

The funds will be utilised for the ongoing works which were resumed recently after four months.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Smart City Mission projects: Stakeholders clueless as deadline approaches

Tenders for projects worth H600 cr floated, but no updates on progress; corporation councillors engage in blame game

published on : 12th October 2019
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