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urban development

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

ISRO Teams with Urban Development Ministry to Map 4,041 Towns

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has tied up with the Union Urban Development Ministry for mapping over 500 towns and cities, to make a base plan for better planning and management. This base plan will further help...

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Pune’s Urban Plans Overlooks Issues

Focused primarily on roads, water supply and public spaces, the civic body's development plan for the old and new city areas has not taken into to account the impact of climate change , as it is still...

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

EI Group Supports India’s Smart City Vision Organises the Annual International Smart Cities India 2015 Expo

New Delhi, April 7, 2015—India’s changing urban landscape will be the next engine of growth for the Indian economy. According to the Ministry of Urban Development, and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), more than 50...

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

World Bank Approves $400 Million to Improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu, India

 The World Bank today approved a $400 million loan for the Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project to help strengthen the financial and administrative capacity of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in planning, financing and delivering services in a financially sustainable manner....

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project Recruitment 2014

The Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project (KSUDP), Thiruvananthapuram is recruiting candidates to various posts. Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project is a Asian Development Bank (ADB) assisted project. It covers five municipal corporations in Kerala: Kochi, Kollam, Kozhikode,...

Monday, June 9th, 2014

UP CIties to be Planned with GIS

The state government is planning integrated planning of all cities in Uttar Pradesh based on mapping through geographic information system (GIS). Secretary, Urban Development Ministry, Government of India, Sudhir Krishna, on his visit to Lucknow on Saturday...

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Japan to Create Infrastructure Export Firm

Japan's infrastructure ministry has decided to set up a company in fiscal 2014 to support Japanese companies which export technology and products for traffic control and urban development, ministry officials said Tuesday. Using some 100 billion yen...

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Kenya to Register Four Million Land Parcels by 2017

The government through the ministry of land, housing and urban development has embarked on an ambitious plan to register four million land parcels in the country by the year 2017. However this uphill task will call for...

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Historical Imagery Shows that 375 Lakes Have Been Lost to Hyderabad’s Expansion

Hyderabad's growth in the last three decades has come at the cost of 375 lakes going extinct, the latest National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) survey has revealed. Using remote sensing data obtained from the National Remote Sensing...

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Kamal Nath: We Intend to Future-proof our Cities from Unplanned Chaos

Planned urbanization is critical for India as it moves from being predominantly rural to urban, with the growth of census towns—towns that have not been classified as cities but have lost their rural character—in the 2011 Census....

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