New drainage master plan for Srinagar city on the cards

Fri, 2021-05-14 11:46 -- SCC India Staff

The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) is working rapidly to develop the Drainage Master Plan for Srinagar city. Junaid Azim Mattu, Mayor of Srinagar, has directed to take up the process at the earliest by holding a meeting with the successful bidder concerning the fixation of a consultancy agreement for the arrangement of DPRs and project consultancy services.

IIT Hyderabad, LafargeHolcim tie-up for smart construction solutions

Fri, 2021-05-07 12:51 -- SCC India Staff

The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT-H) has partnered with cement manufacturing major LafargeHolcim to jointly develop innovative and smart construction solutions. The cooperation will be implemented with a research plan financed by LafargeHolcim Innovation Centre (LHIC), concentrating on standardization of smart sensing technology for continuous assessment of internal state and compressive strength of concrete.

Chennai’s integrated solar dryer & pyrolysis project to focus on urban waste management

Fri, 2021-05-07 12:46 -- SCC India Staff

Chennai recently witnessed the inauguration of the Integrated Solar Dryer and Pyrolysis pilot project focusing on urban waste management, by KJ Sreeram, Director, CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai.

Rs 1,021 cr Vizag Beach Corridor receives state government approval

Fri, 2021-05-07 12:37 -- SCC India Staff

The Council of Ministers AP has given its nod for numerous development projects including the Vizag Beach Corridor project at a cost of Rs 1,021 crore. Special Chief Secretary of Tourism and Culture, Rajat Bhargava revealed details regarding the new development projects to the media.

BIS’ new reference architecture for smart cities adopts Open Group ArchiMate specification

Fri, 2021-05-07 12:13 -- SCC India Staff

The Open Group, the vendor-neutral technology consortium, announced the adoption of the ArchiMate® specification, a standard of The Open Group, in the publication of India’s ICT Reference Architecture for Smart Cities (ICTRA), marking a milestone for accelerating smart cities initiatives globally.