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Smart grid

IoT-Enabled Platform for Planning and Designing of Smart Cities Infrastructure Part – II

7.0. ‘IoT’ - Based Smart Grid System Smart grid is one of the features of smart city model. It is energy consumption monitoring and...
home automation

Builders turn to IoT, Artificial Intelligence to woo home buyers

Developers are warming up to the idea of incorporating home automation products to their offering, a late addition to the standard amenities list so...
Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority

Aadhaar cards must for PMAY projects in Pune

The Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA) has lined up nearly 30,000 beneficiaries for 15 public private partnership (PPP)-model schemes in areas under its...
incorporating home automation

Maharashtra govt allows realtors in Mumbai to build more on every plot

Developers are warming up to the idea of incorporating home automation products to their offering, a late addition to the standard amenities list so...

348 infrastructure projects show cost overruns of over Rs 3 lakh crore; but number...

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation monitors infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 crore and above. “Total original cost of implementation of 1,351 projects...
passenger terminal

Lucknow’s Chaudhary Charan Singh airport set for Rs 1383 crore makeover

The project entails the construction of a world-class passenger terminal and associated infrastructure, including an integrated terminal area of 84,000 sq m, retail area...
cement manufacturers

SC to hear cement manufacturers plea against Rs 6,300-crore penalty

A bench of Justices Fali S Nariman and Navin Sinha, however, said interim orders would continue, indicating that the companies would have to deposit...

Speedy approvals likely to ODPS-hit development plans in Surat

Now on, nodal officers at local level will play an important role in giving approval to development plan of constructions, which earlier used to...
Akhil Bharatiya Grahak Panchayat

Consumer body writes to Maharashtra CM proposing changes in Apartment Act

Akhil Bharatiya Grahak Panchayat president Vijay Sagar said in the letter that the amendments could be taken up in the Assembly session in November. The...
stealing blankets

Rs 2.5 crore linen, other Indian Railways items stolen from Western Railway trains last...

The revelation comes after a passenger was nabbed for allegedly stealing blankets and bedsheets in an air-conditioned coach of a train on Monday. Shabbir...
infrastructure space

We look forward to the confirmation of your participation in the Directory, assoon as...

Calling on Russian investors to tap the vast opportunities in India’s infrastructure space, Gadkari said India has huge potential and appetite for innovation in...
regulatory authority

Regulatory authority for the promotion of IWT in Assam formed

The legislative assembly of Assam has enacted the Assam Inland Water Transport Regulatory Authority Act. According to the Act, a regulatory authority will be...
projects totalling Rs 20,000 crores

Work on projects totalling Rs 20,000 crores in suspended animation across Telangana

Activities on projects totalling Rs 20,000 crores have come to a halt in Telangana. Infrastructure projects involving road, bridge and building construction works have ceased...
Hitachi Koki

Corporate rebranding to HiKOKI

The corporate rebranding of Hitachi Koki to the new brand HiKOKI is a major step for Hitachi Koki and its international growth strategy aimed...
Facial recognition for passenger processing

Facial recognition for passenger processing soon to be a reality in India

As early as March 2019, Bengaluru and Hyderabad international airports will be equipped with systems that would use facial recognition for passenger processing. The...
balancing reservoir on Cauvery dam

Centre’s intervention sought for Balancing Reservoir on Cauvery Dam

During favourable monsoons, large volumes of water is pushed into the Bay of Bengal. To arrest this, Karnataka Ministers HD Devegowda and son (HD...
Seminar on Cathodic Protection of Concrete Structures

Seminar on Cathodic Protection of Concrete Structures concludes successfully

A rain kissed evening in Chennai proved not to deter the enthusiasm of professionals as they trickled in for the evening seminar on cathodic...
establishments closed

Bengaluru civic body seals 144 illegal commercial establishments in nine months

With 1,357 notices issued and 51 establishments closed down in east zone alone, and that too only in CV Raman Nagar, Shantinagar constituencies, and...
funds based lending rate

Banks hikes rates before RBI’s monetary policy

The country’s largest lender State Bank of India raised its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) across tenors by 0.05 per cent...
Slum Rehabilitation Authority

Over 53,000 construction labourers in Maharashtra, 90% registered: Govt

Senior counsel Shekhar Naphade, appearing for the state government, said the number of construction workers does not include schemes approved by the Slum Rehabilitation...