Centre moves to sell data from Smart Cities project

News:The government is planning to make health,education and financial data collected from more than 4,000 urban local bodies under its Smart Cities Mission public by 2024 and eventually monetising it. Facts: About India Urban Data Exchange(IUDX): India Urban Data Exchange is a research project under smart cities mission. The project is implemented by the Union… Continue reading Centre moves to sell data from Smart Cities project

1 crore houses likely to be completed by 2020 ahead of deadline: Puri

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister of State has said that the government’s target of constructing one crore houses by 2022 under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) could be completed by the end of 2020. He was speaking on the fourth anniversary of the launch of three schemes for urban development – PMAY (U),… Continue reading 1 crore houses likely to be completed by 2020 ahead of deadline: Puri

Centre begins groundwork for 100 innovation centres

The Centre has begun groundwork to deliver a major poll promise of 100 innovation zones across India. The innovation centres would be linked to Smart City Mission.The first 100 cities chosen through a competitive process would house one innovation centre each. The Prime Minister’s Office(PMO) has entrusted the work to Niti Aayog, Ministry of Housing… Continue reading Centre begins groundwork for 100 innovation centres