Jammu’s Tawi Riverfront to be developed on the lines of Sabarmati

Fri, 2021-02-26 11:05 -- SCC India Staff

The Tawi Riverfront in the middle of the Jammu city will be developed on the lines of Gujarat’s Sabarmati River Front. Experts from the Sabarmati River Front Development Corporation explained the details and gave suggestions for development of Tawi River Front on the lines of Sabarmati River Front in a meeting that was convened by Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha for expeditious implementation of the smart city projects in Jammu and Kashmir.

Tripura gets first non-recyclable plastic waste road

Fri, 2021-02-26 10:49 -- SCC India Staff

Construction of the first plastic road in Tripura, using non-recyclable plastic waste is underway as a part of the Agartala Smart City (ASCL) project. Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated the plastic waste road by unveiling the plaque along with a few other projects of the ASCL during a program held at Agartala.

Tamil Nadu tops in utilizing central smart city funds

Fri, 2021-02-19 12:51 -- SCC India Staff

Though smart cities in Tamil Nadu may not be topping the charts, the State is the best performer among bigger States as far as utilization of Union government funds is concerned. Data tabled in Parliament show that Tamil Nadu had utilized 97 % of the Rs 3,189 crore allotted to it by the Centre.

Amritsar to enhance aseismic resistance components in building structures (other cities can take a cue)

Fri, 2021-02-19 12:33 -- SCC India Staff

Though Amritsar was erroneously described as the epicenter of a 5.9 magnitude earthquake, the tremors awakened the ‘unsuspecting’ authorities from the slumber on earthquake unsafe building structures and forced them to contemplate taking preventive measures against the seismic hazards.

Cutting down carbon footprints: Rourkela to ramp up solar power infra

Fri, 2021-02-19 12:28 -- SCC India Staff

The Rourkela Municipal Corporation (RMC) is gearing up to cut down on its carbon footprints by improving energy efficiency through the use of green power under the Smart City projects. The city is expected to generate substantial solar energy and slash consumption of conventional power.