A team of scientists from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has developed a highly sensitive low-cost nanosensor to detect carbon monoxide levels, a step forward in environmental pollution monitoring. These nanosensors can be even synced with a smartphone or a small device at every traffic signal, which can transmit the data through Bluetooth.
Tackling waste is a problem of plenty. However, by just implementing comprehensive waste segregation and management plan, Mahabalipuram, a temple town in Tamil Nadu, has shown the entire country how to be 100 per cent waste-free.
In a ground-breaking innovation, IIT Kharagpur has developed a fog algorithm that aims to cut delays and cancellations of flights and trains, by clearing hazy visuals caused by rain, fog or smog, all in real time!
In coming months, Bengaluru will witness a massive public bicycle sharing (PBS) project proposed by the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT). The project, with around 4,000 cycle and 350 docking points, is touted to be India’s largest cycle-sharing project.
The ratings are key to evaluate the credit worthiness of any particular ULB for raising additional resources from the market, based on its sustainable revenue stream to fund the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV).
Thomson Reuters says exploring options for IP & Science business; India's pursuit for upgrading its rail network has fetched GE a whopping $ 2.6 billion contract for a 11-year period.
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.
Pratap Padode, Founder and Director, Smart Cities Council India talks about the IT infrastructure requirements in a smart city.
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.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Friday signed an agreement with the West Bengal government to build four smart cities in the state.