Smart cities

Vijayawada gets four-star for climate initiatives

Mayor says the city has taken up various initiatives like CLAP, solar panel installation, rejuvenation of water bodies

published on : 20th April 2022

Scripting a sequel for Singara Chennai

In May 2021, when the DMK government was elected to power, it revived the Singara Chennai Project — originally initiated by the late M Karunanidhi.

published on : 18th April 2022

NRIs and art of gifting

With India having undergone a major transformation in the last three decades or so, some of our NRI brethren are a confused lot now.

published on : 17th April 2022

Installation of four trommels adds momentum to bio-mining work at Thanjavur compost yard

The work at the 28-acre compost yard commenced in August 2019. However, bio-mining process suffered repeated delay owing to rains and the pandemic, causing much inconvenience to people.

published on : 8th April 2022

Redeveloped Thanjavur bus stand plagued by encroachment, lack of amenities

The redeveloped bus stand has 39 bays, mostly for town buses operated from Thanjavur and inter-city buses operated to Ariyalur.

published on : 30th March 2022

Three-year wait to end as Sivaganga Park redevelopment work to complete in four months

Corporation Mayor S Ramanathan on Wednesday said that Sivaganga Park redevelopment works under the Smart Cities Mission programme would be completed in around four months.

published on : 24th March 2022

Delay in Smart City works irks residents in Vellore

The roads can be laid only after the proper establishment of Vellore District Combined Water Supply Scheme house connections and UGSS machine holes.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Hopes pinned on Tiruchy Corporation for maintenance of parks in city

Though there was once a spree in park installation at every nook and corner of the city, such an interest has been missing in ensuring its maintenance, leaving them in a poor condition.

published on : 14th March 2022

Build smart cities, but root out graft

A single-member panel formed by the Tamil Nadu government to probe implementation of the SCM projects is likely to submit a report in three months.

published on : 4th March 2022

Thanjavur city losing its heritage buildings owing to government's actions, say culture enthusiasts

The enthusiasts claim that demolition works have been continued either for implementation of the Smart Cities Mission scheme, or for eviction of encroachments.

published on : 26th February 2022

Digital ideas will drive growth of Karnataka's futuristic cities

Working of various depts to be synchronised

published on : 26th January 2022

23 projects complete in Odisha's two Smart Cities

The State government has completed 23 projects worth Rs 1,114.29 crore for development of Bhubaneswar and Rourkela as smart cities under the Smart Cities Mission (SCM).

published on : 3rd December 2021

Inquiry Commission will be formed to check irregularities in Smart Cities Programme: CM Stalin

'Under the Smart City Scheme, huge amounts were received from the Central government during the tenure of former Municipal Administration Minister', said Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin.

published on : 9th November 2021

Integrated Command and Control Centre coming up in Jammu under Smart Cities Mission

The ICCC will integrate all civic and essential services into a single platform aimed at monitoring and addressing public issues in real time, the officials said.

published on : 28th September 2021

Hundreds of projects under Smart City Mission still incomplete

Smart City Mission is a transformational mission started five years back and aimed at a paradigm shift in the practice of urban development.

published on : 12th September 2021
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