Delhi Metro to install 210 new AFC gates

Thu, 2015-07-09 10:43 -- SCC India Staff

By next year, Delhi Metro’s Phase III expansion would add 140 km to the existing network and nearly 15 lakh passengers to the daily ridership figure. In order to ensure smooth flow of commuters, Delhi Metro is on the process of installing 210 new automatic fare collection (AFC) gates in key stations across its network.

‘Clean Ganga’ mission heading towards destination

Thu, 2015-07-09 10:33 -- SCC India Staff

The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian Space Research Organizations (ISRO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on June 23 to effectively plan and monitor the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG).

Spain offers ‘Smart’ ideas

Thu, 2015-07-09 10:15 -- SCC India Staff

Barcelona, one of the world’s top cities in Smart City development, hosts the International Smart City Expo every year. This year, the expo will be held between November 17-19. When Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu attended the Expo last year, he pointed the vast potential

Transforming our cities

Wed, 2015-06-17 15:15 -- SCC India Staff

Cities that have a perfect socioeconomic set-up with an integrated technological base have become the need of the hour owing to rapid pace of urbanisation. As India looks to develop 100 smart cities, the big question remains if it will be able to create efficient, liveable and sustainable living centres and also smarten the existing cities.