Dharamshala interrupts in a legal battle with Shimla to enroll in Smart City. Now the Smart City mission of Dharamshala seems to have puzzled into funding. Himachal Pradesh government is saying to spend ten percent of its share to the Smart City project. While Central Government is saying to give only 50 percent fund to Himachal Pradesh on the lines of other smart city projects.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd (BSL) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) in order to take the New Urban Agenda forward in socially promoting the smart city of Bhubaneswar. Members of UN (United Nations) meet in Ecuador, Quito in order to approve the agenda.
There is a hope of beginning the work of Smart City project. World Smart City Expo was organized in Barcelona Spain. There were 60 companies invited to this World Smart City Expo. 3 of these companies have been invited here by the Municipal Corporation including Cisco, Philips, and Microsoft. All the three companies have expressed a desire to invest in Faridabad smart city projects.
Centre government to launch soon a Mini Smart City Project for Private Township Plans. The mini smart city will be approved the township plans that meet the norms set by the government.
As per the latest news, Bhubaneswar City made its third position in the World Smart Expo Awards 2016 held at Barcelona on Wednesday.
Central Government has closed My Government Site after the date extension of smart city competition by 3 months. Now the concept plan of the city has to be made again and will send to the IT department of the Ministry of Urban Development. Until it would not be uploaded, the campaign could not start again as well as people will also not be able to give their suggestion on My Government Site.
U.K 20 innovative companies have decided to offer smart city solutions for Kochi. A group of representatives will visit the city between November 11 and 12 and meet with government officials to join hands with a new partnership.