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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…

The role of ICT in Good Urban Governance

The role of ICT in Good Urban Governance

ICTpost Governance Bureau As per recent reports, 20% of India’s urban households are denied access to safe drinking water, 58% do not have safe sanitation, and more than 40% of…

Open government data supports innovation in public services

Open government data supports innovation in public services

ICTpost Governance Bureau Un-spun govt data, mixed with Internet technologies, often yields solutions that are instantly rewarding for societies Forward-thinking governments have been turning to open data as a way…

Indian public cloud services market will reach $731 million in 2015

Indian public cloud services market will reach $731 million in 2015

Mumbai: October 27, 2015 Public cloud services revenue in India will reach $731 million by the end of 2015, an increase of $176 million over 2014 revenue of $555 million,…

Clock begins to tick as 98 smart cities identified

Clock begins to tick as 98 smart cities identified

By Neeraj Bajpai Amid an outcry of poor civic amenities in cities bursting at seams, work on the Smart cities with state of the art facilities– automatic traffic lights, sprawling…