The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) plans to have a real-time dashboard that will show details of steps taken by the municipal corporation in every ward on garbage collection and disposal to improve waste management in the city.
The working plan of the Rs 14.57 crore Jalliyakhal beautification project has been approved after tendering process in Madhya Pradesh. The treatment plant is to be constructed near Mahendranagar, and the farmer concerned has also passed the required five bighas. The municipal council will give a compensation of about Rs 1.25 crore, according to information.
As many as 40 railway stations are targeted to be taken up for redevelopment purposes in 2021-22, and another 120 stations in 2022-23, Ved Parkash Dudeja, Vice Chairman, Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), told the media.
Chandigarh Smart City Limited (CSCL) will establish an impact assessment cell to investigate how projects have impacted the lives of residents. A dedicated impact assessment cell (IAC) will be established within the CSCL soon to assess the effectiveness of the multi-crore infrastructural projects being implemented by it. It will be an ongoing procedure.
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has selected Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Salem, and Tiruppur to participate in the 75-hour urban transformation event, which will take place from September 26 to October 3 as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) celebrations.
The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) has decided to spend about Rs 40 crore on upgrading the drainage infrastructure in the city. The move comes after major roads in the city observed heavy traffic jams due to waterlogging following heavy rains.
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore and Kanpur civic bodies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop Kanpur city under the smart city initiative.
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal told the media that almost 80% of Nariman Point and Mantralaya will be underwater and almost 70% of the city’s A, B, C, and D wards, which cover major south Mumbai parts, will be submerged due to the rise in the sea level by 2050.
The Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) to work as a foundation for developing landscape projects across the city and is envisioned at transforming Jammu into a smart city under the Smart City Mission.
New Delhi and Mumbai have made it to the top 50 on the Global Safe Cities Index 2021, with a score of 56.1 and 54.4, respectively.