The Indian state plans to deploy the funds to improve basic infra in 32 mission cities Rs.8,279 cr investment proposed in 5 years to ensure water and sewerage connections to all urban households.
The Municipal Commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal shares his vision of a clean and green city with additional pro-citizen features in the next three years, while Mangaluru is working towards a economic growth model by forming an alliance between all key stakeholders.
Suhas Dixit, CMD, Pyrocrat Systems LLP talks about the problem of solid waste management system in India, and lack of proper recycling options, which in turn has lead to huge landfills – causing almost 1.3 per cent of its land gets converted into waste land every year
The Panvel Municipal Council (PMC) is planning to light up about 100 street lights by using bi-gas, using a grant of Rs 25 lakh to revive its defunct bio-gas plant.
The Urban Development ministry has approved action plans for a total of 143 projects, with major funds diverted towards sewerage projects. The other area of focus has been improving water supply in these cities.
The Centre and the Uttar Pradesh state government have joined hands to offer Rs 4,000 each for construction a toilet in every household.
Majority of the proposed investment will be spend for re-development the adjoining area of the New Delhi railway station as a mini-smart city.
The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) emerged as the number one civic body for the Clean Earth Award for excellence in solid waste management under a nation-wide survey conducted by Andhra Pradesh Technology Development and Promotion Centre.
Niranjan Zanzmera, Mayor, Surat Municipal Corporation explains the works carried by the organisation in getting Surat the 'Clean City' tag and also the new and innovative projects in the energy sector.
The Kanpur Municipal Commissioner Umesh Pratap Singh, shares his civic body's contribution towards the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, upcoming projects in the city along with other initiatives. Singh also identifies hotspot areas for growth within the city limits.