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Bihar Joins “UDAY” Scheme ; Sixth State to Sign MOU

Bihar Joins “UDAY” Scheme ; Sixth State to Sign MOU

ICTpost News Network New Delhi: Feb 23, 2016 The Government of India, the State of Bihar and the DISCOMs of Bihar (North Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited, and South Bihar…

Govt stresses on waste management to achieve smart cities

Govt stresses on waste management to achieve smart cities

PTI New Delhi: Feb 19, 2016 Terming lack of proper urban planning as a “major” failure for the country, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government will finalise comprehensive waste…

Oracle CEO meets PM Narendra Modi, to invest $400 million in India

Oracle CEO meets PM Narendra Modi, to invest $400 million in India

New Delhi: Feb 13, 2016   Global computer giant Oracle is planning to set up a campus in Bengaluru and start an initiative to help more than half a million…

India to have 371 million mobile Internet users by June

India to have 371 million mobile Internet users by June

PTI New Delhi: Feb 4, 2016 The number of mobile Internet users in India is expected to grow over 55 per cent to 371 million by June this year, driven…

Government announces first batch of 20 smart cities

Government announces first batch of 20 smart cities

New Delhi: Jan 29, 2016 The Government announced the 20 winners of the Smart City Challenge competition for financing during this financial year. Announcing the cities here today, Minister of…

Digital economy to be worth over $100 trillion by 2025

Digital economy to be worth over $100 trillion by 2025

PTI Jan 25, 2016: Davos The combined value of digital transformation — for society and the industry — could be greater than $100 trillion over the next 10 years, according to…

Now 75 cities to be ranked under Swachh Bharat Mission

Now 75 cities to be ranked under Swachh Bharat Mission

ICTpost News Network New Delhi, Jan 9: Fifteen months after Swachh Bharat Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Ministry of Urban Development has decided to study and…

Practical Approaches Towards Equitable Sustainable Health and Wellbeing  in Smart Cities

Practical Approaches Towards Equitable Sustainable Health and Wellbeing  in Smart Cities

Dr Siddharth Agarwal , Director Urban Health Resource Centre Smart City Mission Strategy-Govt of India:Infrastructure Elements •Adequate water supply, •Assured electricity supply, •Sanitation, including solid waste management, •Efficient urban mobility…

Nitish Pushes Patna Metro Rail project

Nitish Pushes Patna Metro Rail project

Patna, Dec 22: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar approved the long awaited Patna Metro Rail project’s proposal on while directing that it be sent for the central government’s clearance, officials said.…

Smart Cities will use 1.6 billion connected things in 2016

Smart Cities will use 1.6 billion connected things in 2016

New Delhi: December 11, 2015 Gartner, Inc. estimates that 1.6 billion connected things will be used by smart cities* in 2016, an increase of 39 percent from 2015. “Smart commercial…