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AUCKLAND, Aotearoa New Zealand – 1 February 2024 In addition to Australia, Smart Cities Week will head to Aotearoa this year, creating a space for thought leaders, experts and practitioners from across sector divides. The leading event dedicated to the advancement and application of technology,…
We are excited to build on the success of our 2023 events calendar in this new year, where we will have many returning events, in addition to a number of new ones we look forward to sharing with you. More details will follow soon, but please save these dates.  Want to attend, speak at or sponsor…
Congratulations to the City of Altamonte Springs, Florida for their recent Partnership Innovation Award from the Florida Municipal Insurance Trust (FMIT). Last month, Smart Cities Council, in partnership with CAMMS and Vantiq hosted a summit on Building Tomorrow's Sustainable Urban Ecosystem in…
The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) through a study done with the help of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) will reach out to the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to lay down parameters for treated wastewater under IS 4652000 rule to be used in the construction…
In the past three years the Smart City Mission in Jammu and Srinagar has approved over 276 initiatives to develop these cities into thriving urban centers with all the amenities. These initiatives are intended to build urban infrastructure enhance city services public aesthetics convenience of…
The Union Territory High Powered Committee (UTHPC) meeting on the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM-U 2.0) reviewed various solid waste management projects in Leh and Kargil last week and approved proposals amounting to Rs 593.40 million for submission to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA…
After receiving the investigation report on the shortcomings of the Smart City project carried out by the previous AIADMK administration KN Nehru Minister Municipal Administration stated that the right action will be taken. A committee headed by Davidhar retired IAS officer was formed to look into…
Union Minister of Ports Shipping & Waterways and Ayush Sarbananda Sonowal launched major initiatives to boost infrastructure capacity at the Chennai Port. A new drive through container scanner was inaugurated to drive up economies of scale to boost business and trade. Sonowal also laid the…
The Tiruchi City Corporation has hired a consultant to design and construct a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Panjapur to replace the outdated one that will be demolished once an integrated bus terminal is constructed. In 1995 as part of phase-I of the underground drainage project the Tiruchi…
The Union Government had granted approval for taking up various developmental works to worth Rs 18.28 billion under the Smart City Mission in Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy said. Presenting the Budget for 2022-23 Rangasamy said the government had proposed to take up work in various sectors…
The Mangaluru Smart City’s Integrated Command Control Centre (ICCC) the brain of the city enables the administration to make strategic decisions on transportation surveillance solid waste management disaster management and many other aspects of city operations using real-time data analysis.…
Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has announced that more than Rs 300 billion has been sanctioned for projects aimed at cleaning the Ganga and its tributaries. Shekhawat stated that the beginning of economic development is our water resource and energy emphasizing the importance of…
The Kerala government is prepared to alter the 1994 Kerala Municipal Act with strict requirements to ensure the 2016 Solid Waste Management Rules are implemented. Currently the Act's provision on health includes a subsection devoted to solid waste management. It is intended to include subsections…
Over 120 smart cities projects worth Rs 3057 crore have been completed in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir while as Rs 3732 crore projects are at work order stage in Jammu and Srinagar which are being developed under Smart Cities Mission of the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.…
The purpose of the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life of people by enabling local area development and harnessing technology especially technology that leads to Smart outcomes. The Ministry of Urban Development has developed a set of ‘Liveability…