Diu 1st Smart City in India to run 100% on renewable energy during day

By Accommodation Times Bureau DIU Diu Smart City has become the first city in India, which runs on 100% renewable energy during daytime setting a new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green. Diu had been importing 73% of its power from Gujarat until last year. “Diu has now adopted a two-pronged

Telecommunications is the smart city’s corner stone: Osman Sultan

By Accommodation Times Bureau DUBAI Dubai city not only as a milieu but also as a principal example of the specific challenges that cities around the world are facing. Future Cities Show will have Sustainability, Innovation and Happiness as its main core, hence focusing on several transformational concepts as catalysts for smart

Pune to take more than 2 yrs for Smart City

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday told the legislative council that, some of the projects will take more than two years to be completed in Pune. However, this indicates that Pune will not be a Smart City by 2019. On Wednesday, Anand Gadgil raised the issue about

Smart City Mission: Gurugram to be considered for Smart City

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs said Gurugram would be considered for inclusion in the Smart Cities Mission to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana, on Saturday. An official release said, while responding to a specific request by CM, Puri said

Pasighat smart city SPV to receive INR 194 Cr in first instalment

By Accommodation Times Bureau ITANAGAR The Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said in reply to Lok Sabha that, the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for Pasighat Smart City will receive the first instalment of Rs 194 crore soon. The minister replied to a letter by the Congress MP Ninong Ering, from

Govt to review Panaji smart city projects

By Accommodation Times  Bureau PANAJI Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State for Housing & Urban Affairs will survey various developments taken up in Panaji under the Smart City mission. The two days review of Panaji Smart City Mission will start from Friday with the delegation from the Union ministry of urban development and

Britain offers assistance in Smart City project

By Accommodation Times Bureau DHARWAD Dominic McAllister, British deputy high commissioner on Wednesday, said Britain is ready to provide necessary assistance to the Smart City project in Hubballi-Dharwad. McAllister informed that Mangaluru City Corporation is preparing the Smart City project report with assistance from British city designers and universities, during the discussion held

Investment of Rs.1,91,155 Cr Proposed by 90 cities under smart city mission: Puri

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI During addressing the Parliamentary consultative committee meeting attached to the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs here last Thursday, Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs has informed that a total investment of Rs.1,91,155 crore has been proposed by the 90 cities

Smart City Mission: progress in Guwahati, Dharamshala not satisfactory says Official

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) was anxious over “unsatisfactory” progress in smart city projects, an official said. In a review of smart city projects by the MoHUA, it was flagged that Guwahati and Dharamshala were lagging behind in the implementation of projects under the

Smart City Mission: Centre to reveal final list of smart cities by Jan-End

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI By January-end, the Centre will declare the next set of 10 cities for funding under the Smart City Mission, said the top official. The Authority aims to develop 100 smart cities under the scheme. Under the Smart City Mission, at present 90 cities name has been announced by

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