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Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Udaipur to Become One of India’s First Smart Cities

The flow of people moving from rural to urban areas in India places great pressure on city infrastructure and the smart cities programme seeks to address this through the construction of a range of new, contemporary cities,...

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

MDS University to Map Two Cities

he Ministry of Human Resource Development has chosen the department of remote sensing, Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University in Ajmer to carry out a detailed digital mapping of two cities— Jodhpur and Kota recently. The department of remote...

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Mapillary Partners With Esri to Provide Real-Time Street Photos for Cities

MALMO, SWEDEN,  Oct. 14, 2015—Mapillary, a street imagery solution for municipal projects including public works, transportation, utilities, and more, today announced a partnership with Esri, the world leader in Geographic Information System (GIS) software, web GIS and...

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Malaysia’s ‘Smart Villages’ and Nine Other Proven Ideas for Sustainable Development

As nations zero in on the UN's post-2015 global Sustainable Development Goals, innovations being successfully pioneered and demonstrated in Malaysia offer several proven tactical ideas for improving the world, says an influential international sustainable development networking organization.

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Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Indian Cities Fare Poorly in Quality of Life Survey

Indian cities don't score very high on several parameters such as laws, policies, institutions, processes and accountability mechanisms that strongly influence quality of life. According to the Annual Survey of India's City-Systems by Janaagraha which was carried...

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

TERI Launches GIS Tool to Tap Rooftop Solar Power

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) unveiled the first-ever cloud based open-source Web-GIS Tool for estimating Rooftop Solar Power potential for Indian Solar Cities. The main objective of this initiative is to develop a high performing and...

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Creating Resilient Cities Amid Urban Growth

Much has been said about the impact of rapid urbanization, particularly in Asia, where urban growth has exploded in recent years. The United Nations (UN), in fact, estimates that Asia’s urban population will reach more than 2...

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

China Identifies Cities for Sustainable Development

A Chinese government plan has identified 262 resource-dependent cities, those that are rich in natural resources, in a bid to roll out targeted measures to guide their development. Released on Tuesday, the plan, which is the first...

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Urban Infrastructure in India Not Keeping Pace with Increasing Migration

The population of metros such as Delhi has grown by over 21% in the last decade. The growth in smaller cities has been ever more phenomenal. For instance, Ahmedabad’s population grew 40.38% between 2001 and 2011. At...

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

Rebuilding Lives and Urban Planning After ‘Yolanda’

When we started organizing the National Competitiveness Council’s regional competitiveness committees last year, our first intention was to get groups mobilized on the ground to get a measure of how competitive a city or municipality was. However,...

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