Samalkha MC is to be expanded after 29 years
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12h ago
SAMALKHA, Haryana: The Government of Haryana has issued a notification regarding the expansion of the territorial boundary of the Samalkha Municipal Committee. The expansion will take place after 29 years, after which the civic body will be upgraded into the Municipal Council. PP Kapoor, Convener of the Samalkha Bachao Sangharsh Samiti, informed that Vikas Gupta,… The post Samalkha MC is to be expanded after 29 years appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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MB Rajesh: 17,526 crore spent on LIFE housing initiative
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12h ago
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kerala: MB Rajesh, Minister for Local Self Government, Kerala, has informed the state assembly that the Kerala government has spent ₹17,526.76 crore on its Livelihood Inclusion and Financial Empowerment (LIFE) Housing initiative since its inception back in 2017. Out of the total ₹17,526 crore, ₹2,081.69 crore came for the central government under the Pradhan… The post MB Rajesh: 17,526 crore spent on LIFE housing initiative appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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Gurgaon’s sanitation funds under-utilised
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23h ago
GURGAON, Haryana: The Gurgaon Municipal Corporation (MCG) has struggled to make use of the allocated funds, resulting in a severe solid waste management crisis. In the previous fiscal year, the MCG only utilised 33 per cent of the allocated budget for sanitation. The situation worsened in the current fiscal year, with only 12.3 per cent… The post Gurgaon’s sanitation funds under-utilised appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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Assam Secretariat Complex to be fully powered by solar energy
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1d ago
DISPUR, Assam: The Janata Bhawan Solar Project at the Assam Secretariat Complex was officially inaugurated by the Assam Chief Minister, Hemanta Biswa Sarma. This project marks a significant milestone as it makes the Assam Secretariat Complex the first civil secretariat in the country to be completely powered by solar energy for its daily electricity needs.… The post Assam Secretariat Complex to be fully powered by solar energy appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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Guwahati launches advanced mechanised waste collection fleet
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4d ago
DISPUR, Assam: Guwahati city has revealed an advanced waste management fleet as part of its efforts to improve urban cleanliness and environmental sustainability. Mrigen Sarania, the Mayor, launched two advanced mechanised road sweeping machines and 60 e-Light Commercial Vehicles (E-LCVs) for door-to-door waste collection. This initiative will position the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) as a… The post Guwahati launches advanced mechanised waste collection fleet appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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Kerala government approves Kochi city master plan
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5d ago
KOCHI, Kerala: The Kerala state government has approved the Kochi city master plan, which marks the end of the 20-year-long efforts of the Kochi Municipal Corporation to formulate the plan document. The new master plan will come into effect after it is notified by the Kerala government in the state gazette. The state government issued… The post Kerala government approves Kochi city master plan appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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Kerala: Smart City Project faces road development delays
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6d ago
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kerala: Under the Smart City Project, the construction of smart roads in the state capital may not be completed by the revised deadline of June 15, 2024, due to frequent bursts in the sewerage lines during the excavation for laying underground utilities. These incidents have caused disruptions and made it challenging to meet the… The post Kerala: Smart City Project faces road development delays appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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AI-driven traffic signals to be installed in Nashik
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6d ago
NASHIK, Maharashtra: The Nasik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has decided to install 40 AI-driven traffic signals in the city with fifteen new installations and replace 25 old ones. The duration for red lights varies between 15 seconds and 120 seconds at different locations. However, artificial intelligence (AI) traffic signals would change colors depending on the traffic… The post AI-driven traffic signals to be installed in Nashik appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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Karnataka govt likely to break BBMP into smaller corporations
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6d ago
BENGALURU, Karnataka: The Government of Karnataka plans to split the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Pallike(BBMP) into three to five corporations to increase the productivity and efficiency of the civic body. G Parameshwara, Home Minister, Government of Karnataka, stated that in order to improve the administration, dividing the civic body into smaller corporations would be a viable… The post Karnataka govt likely to break BBMP into smaller corporations appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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TN govt hikes PT; GCC residents to pay 50-150% higher tax
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6d ago
CHENNAI, Tamil Nadu: The Government of Tamil Nadu has increased the property tax rate in many corporations, municipalities, and panchayats. The tax hike lies in the range of 25-150 per cent, informed the state officials. The government has been arguing that even after increasing property tax, the tax is still lower than in metro cities.… The post TN govt hikes PT; GCC residents to pay 50-150% higher tax appeared first on Urban Update ..read more
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