Bhubaneswar  launches SPV

Bhubaneswar launches SPV

Odisha capital Bhubaneswar has launched a Special Purpose Vehicle for the development of Smart City with an authorised capital of Rs 5 billion. R Vineet Krishna has been appointed as its Chief Executive Officer. The city was selected at the top of the first batch of...
Germany to help develop three cities

Germany to help develop three cities

Germany will partner with India to develop Kochi, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore as Smart Cities. “Germany would contribute to India’s Smart City programme and will help develop the cities of Kochi (Kerala), Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) as Smart...
Take a leaf from Bhubaneswar

Take a leaf from Bhubaneswar

Those cities that failed to make the cut in the selection of the first 20 Smart Cities should take a look at the way the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) presented their proposal that placed it on the top of the selected cities. One of the winning points of BMC...
Naidu announces the first 20 cities

Naidu announces the first 20 cities

Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu announced the first set of 20 winners of the Smart Cities Challenge. They will receive financial support from the centre for the Smart City Proposals they have developed in partnership with the people during the Challenge...