The launch of INAM-Pro+, an upgraded version of INAM-Pro, has bought cement buyers and sellers together on one single platform. Designed by the Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL), INAM-Pro, which was launched two years back, has been used by more than 700 construction companies.
Incorrect disposal and burning of solid waste results in emission of climate change, causing greenhouse gases like methane and carbon dioxide to the tune of 12.69 million tonne of carbon dioxide in the country per year. A recent study revealed that improper solid waste management causes 15 diseases including hepatitis, cholera and malaria.
In an effort to provide easier access to its products through its retail business and to expand its market outreach across the country, Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced the flagging of its van campaign, ‘Switch On India’, across the country.
With approximately 0.15 million deaths and almost thrice that number injured every year in India, road crash fatalities are becoming a serious concern. It is indeed an alarming situation for all the citizens, including officials associated with road traffic management.
Today, buildings and college campuses consume huge amounts of energy. And there is an urgent need to make them smarter by utilizing Internet of Things (IOT) and data analytics for energy optimization.
Waste transporters transfer hazardous waste from one location to another by different modes of transport. In a major move, the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), one of the three Municipal Corporations in Delhi, has introduced mobile transfer stations and auto tippers. This move helps waste to be carried away to the dumping sites seamlessly saving almost Rs 461 crore within a span of eight years.
In a quest to become “waste free city” Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh has deployed the state of the art waste management sensor bins that collect the waste in the underground level. Importantly, this is India’s first ever sensor-based underground waste bin network. It is expected that sensor bin project will streamline city’s waste management in a more advance manner and in a smart way.
A social entrepreneur from Gujarat is in the news for supporting India’s ambitious ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission in a unique way. The entrepreneur has built around 1,000 toilets across the country, benefiting as many as 3,000 people. The ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission is likely to end the country’s open defecation menace by 2019.
It is a fact that during any digitisation activity, the decision maker tends to miss or oversight the existence of human behaviour. Improving the performance of a machine or a process, no matter how automated, requires the right understanding from people. The recent rise of Internet of Things (IoT) seems to be the culprit as it has focused only on a few areas and is clearly missing how to make people more efficient with the help of IoT.
The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 may impact the ability of developers to launch or complete large township projects spread across 100 acres or more. These will have to be registered, launched and marketed in phases with only those common facilities that can be completed within the promised timelines.