Finally, a big respite has come for residents of Dehradun city, especially of the Sahastradhara area who have been living a miserable life near the trenching ground of the Dehradun Municipal Corpor

The Directorate of Urban Local Bodies, Haryana, has served a time-bound notice on all municipal councils to stake claim to the smart city status.

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi launching the smart city project in New Delhi recently, the Municipal Corporation of Jalandhar (MCJ) has geared up to get the city included in the project.

The ambitious plans of rejuvenating the Sabarmati riverfront with treated sewage water — a project which was shelved for the last several months for want of Central government approval — will now b

Cities accommodate nearly 31% of India's current population and contribute 63% of GDP (Census 2011). Urban areas are expected to house 40% of India's population and contribute 75% of India's GDP by 2030. This requires comprehensive development of physical, institutional, social and economic infrastructure.

Agartala: Tripura will present the success story of Light Emitting Diode (LED) illumination of Agartala tomorrow to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all other Indian city administrators at Vigyan B

The Coimbatore Corporation could go in for an overhaul of the solid waste management system.

Urban Transportation in Indian Cities provides 13 examples of initiatives to improve service delivery of urban transport. For each, the study features a description of the project, success factors, budgetary implications, performance, impact, challenge and lessons learned.

AGRA: As many as 21 of the 41 drains (nullahs) in the city directly discharge sewage into the river Yamuna instead of being routed through a treatment plant, according to Jal Nigam officials.

PUNE: Just as the urban development ministry will assist cities with population of 10 lakh plus in setting up the urban metropolitan transport authority (UMTA), it will also help them have a traffi