Shillong selected 100th after evaluation

Shillong selected 100th after evaluation

Shillong has been selected as the 100th city to receive funding under the Centre’s flagship Smart Cities Mission after evaluation of the proposal submitted by it, the Housing and Urban Affairs ministry. The ministry had, till now, kept on hold the final slot for...
Smart Cities set to accelerate housing demand

Smart Cities set to accelerate housing demand

Modi government’s thrust to develop 100 Smart Cities is fuelling demand in the real estate sector with even small towns becoming attractive investment destinations. Real estate developments are mostly confined to metro cities but they have now begun to expand to...
Panasonic initiative in Internet of Things

Panasonic initiative in Internet of Things

India’s efforts to set up 100 Smart Cities are encouraging global electronic majors to step in for participating in these plans. Japan’s Panasonic Corporation has realised the emerging business potential of Indian Smart Cities and is aiming to work with developers and...
Smart Cities’ projects to get underway in six months

Smart Cities’ projects to get underway in six months

Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep S. Puri has said Smart Cities’ contours would be visible in six months. He said it takes 15 to 18 months for a Smart City project to get underway, as it takes that much time to appoint a project management consultant...