Scheduled BTRS operations on two corridors in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad have been postponed to next week, owing to poor infrastructural facilities. While authorities had wanted both the corridors to be inaugurated simultaneously by August 20, officials now say that no date has been fixed.
In a bid to cater to the large number of IT employees who live in the area, fresh plans for Phase II of the Chennai Metro Rail have sought to extend the corridor from Madhavaram to Siruseri, from its current end at Lighthouse.
In a bid to boost development across Maharashtra, the state government is thinking over its own smart cities project for cities not covered in the Central programme.
Maharashtra had identified 33 cities for the Centre's smart city project, but had to drop most due to the stipulated limitation of 10 cities.
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The focus is also on cleanliness, for which the cities need adequate water, power supply, sanitation and solid waste management.
With tourists and pilgrims visiting different cities of the state throughout the year, the pressure of floating population on the state’s civic amenities is more than cities in others states.
Uttar Pradesh aims at providing quality urban services such as 24X7 water supply, sanitation, drainage, solid waste management, sewage treatment.