Smart cities mission gets a hike in Budget 2018

Smart cities mission gets a hike in Budget 2018

With maximum increase in allocation to the Smart Cities Mission, the Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) ministry’s budgetary provisions have been pegged at over Rs 417.65 billion for the next fiscal, a hike of 2.82 per cent over 2017-18. The HUA ministry was formed...
Korba is smart enough on its own

Korba is smart enough on its own

Whether or not the Chhattisgarh gets the patronage of the central government for all its urbanisation and development of modern townships, it has decided to develop the industrial city of Korba as Smart City through its own resources. This is an idea Urban...
Urban planning gets priority

Urban planning gets priority

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government has reset the parameters for urban planning in 2015 and has approved an investment of about Rs 420 billion in 2015 for developing basic urban infrastructure and for affordable housing alone. This included Rs 191,70...