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Mumbai gets integrated flood warning system, Uddhav calls it 'boon'

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 15, 2020

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday inaugurated the new integrated flood warning system (IFLOWS) developed for Mumbai, calling it a "boon" for the city. Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology, and Earth...

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Uttarakhand: DSCL starts trials of electric buses at Hyderabad

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 6, 2020

The Dehradun Smart City Limited (DSCL) has started the testing of electric buses at the Hyderabad-based Olectra Green Tech, which will provide 30 electric buses under the smart city project. According to the officials at DSCL, the motive of the trials is to assess the fit and...

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BMTC board gives nod to procure new buses

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 16, 2020

In a relief for passengers, a Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) board meeting on Tuesday approved the procurement of new buses.

BMTC board has approved the procurement of 1,500 BS-VI diesel buses after the approval from the state government. BS-VI...

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Punjab: Ludhiana Smart City Mission to begin phase II of solar project soon

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

The Ludhiana Smart City mission will soon begin second phase of installation of rooftop solar panels and under this government schools and colleges will be covered. The Ludhiana Smart city limited and Punjab Energy Development Authority (PEDA) has signed an agreement wherein...

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Plan to develop electric bus depot approved by UP govt

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 11, 2019

The state government, under the Agra smart city project, has approved a plan to develop an electric bus depot on 6.67 acres of land at Runkata. Besides, the process for purchase of 100 battery-operated buses has been initiated. It has been proposed by the Agra- Mathura city...

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Solar panels to help Salem corporation save Rs 60 lakh on power bills a year

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

The Salem municipal corporation (SMC) has installed solar panels atop its buildings in all the four zones at a cost of Rs 3.55 crore under the smart city project. Corporation commissioner R Sadheesh told TOI that the move would help them save Rs 60 lakh on electricity bills a...

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CII in collaboration with the Canadian High Commission organized a Workshop on Sustainable & Smart Society

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

The Confederation of Indian Industry in collaboration with the Canadian High Commission organized a Workshop on Sustainable & Smart Society to create an awareness on how to sustain an environment conducive to the development of the State, partnering industry, Government,...

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Policy on electric vehicles likely to be released in three weeks

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

The State government will release a policy for electric vehicles within three weeks, said J. Radhakrishnan, Principal Secretary, Transport Department, here on Saturday. Speaking at the launch of Society for Smart E-Mobility (SSEM), he assured its members that the policy will...

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Chennai: Solar power panels atop buildings to help govt save Rs 22 lakh a month

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

In a green move as part of the Smart City Mission, a network of solar panels, inverters, and bi-directional net meters are being installed across several corporation-owned buildings to harness...

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Modi government's Smart City programme showing results

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 5, 2019

Ahead of the parliamentary elections, the Modi government’s ambitious flagship programme to “smarten” up 100 cities is...

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