Vadodara: National conference on smart cities

  By Accommodation Times Bureau Vadodara:The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) is planning to hold a national Smart City Conference in September, this year. VMC commissioner Vinod Rao said, this event is being planned to commemorate the anniversary of inclusion of Vadodara in the Smart City list, last year. "We want to take the initiative of bringing together

Kerala’s Trivandrum tops chart in Smart Cities new list

By Accommodation Times Bureau The government today announced the third list of 30 cites to be made smart under its flagship 100 Smart cities mission, with Trivendrum in Kerala topping the chart. Other prominent capital cities in the list include Amaravati, Patna, Srinagar, Bengaluru, Shimla, Dehradoon, Aizawl and Gangtok. With the new additions, the total number

India-South Korea in $10 billion funding agreement for infra projects

By Accommodation Times Bureau SEOUL: India and South Korea on Wednesday signed agreement for $10 billion assistance for infrastructure development projects in India, including smart cities. The two countries signed agreements to establish $9 billion in concessional credit and $1 billion in Official development assistance (ODA) funding for infrastructure development projects in India," said

Indian smart cities can become lighthouses for world:London School of Economics

By Accommodation Times Bureau The Centre’s flagship initiative Smart City Mission has got its first international affirmation, as a London School Of Economics study has praised the government’s effort, saying Indian smart cities could become lighthouses for other cities around the world. Two years after the Narendra Modi-led government launched the mission to smarten up

Israel to Collaborate With Thane in ‘smart city’ project

 By Accommodation Times Bureau Tel Aviv Municipality and the Thane Municipal Corporation have collaborated  together, as part of India’s ‘Smart City’ initiative, Israeli ambassador Daniel Carmon announced, after opening his country’s pavilion in  the inauguration ceremony of the’  3rd - Smart Cities India 2017 Expo’ ,  at the Pragati Maidan, in