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Columbia University's Urban works innovation challenge for start-ups in India

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

Columbia Global Centers, Mumbai announces the launch of the Urban Works Innovation Challenge 2019-2020 for transforming India's cities into safe and sustainable places through technical innovation. The challenge, which is part of a three-year program inaugurated in 2018 and...

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3,880 projects worth ₹1.4 lakh cr tendered out under Centre’s Smart Cities initiative

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

Under Smart Cities initiative which is spread over 100 cities about 3,880 projects worth ₹1.41 lakh crore have been tendered, out of a total of about 5,000 projects. Kunal Kumar, Joint Secretary, Smart Cities Mission Director, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, releasing...

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In a first, Grameen and Acumen raise Rs 10 Cr credit facility for social impact companies via SDG bonds

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Grameen Impact Investments and Acumen announced India's first sustainable development goals (SDG) bond. The LIFE SDG Bond provides a credit facility of Rs 10 crore to five for-profit social...

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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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Plan to make Varanasi clean city with renewable energy

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 5, 2017

The Centre is considering an ambitious plan to make PM Narendra Modi's constituency, Varanasi, a "clean electricity city" where only renewable energy would be used.
The proposal is being...

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