Project will see remote management of all the utilities from a single city command

SURAT: Surat City Climate Change Trust (SCCT) will chalk out a definite strategy to tackle major challenges of reduction of greenhouse gas emission, pollution and atmospheric heat.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation & Others Versus Ahmedabad Green Belt Khedut Mandal & Others dated 09/05/2014 regarding Section 40(3)(jj)(a) of the Gujarat Town Planning and Urban Development Act, 1976 and application of certain statutory provisions of the Gujarat Town Planning and Urban Development Rules, 1979.

This report presents the inclusive framework for articulating city resilience underpinning the City Resilience Index. It argues that city’s resilience depends on its physical assets as well as its policies, social capital and institutions. This report develops the indicators and variables that will comprise the City Resilience Index.

As a part of on going campaign of making Surat 'Zero Slum' city, the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has started construction of 2,500 houses at 11 places in the city.

Construction for another 2,000 homes of 1 BHK in economically weaker section (EWS) and low-income group (LIG) category would begin by Monday. Work for remaining 6,500 of the total of 11,000 homes would begin by February 1. There will be 3,000 EWS and 8,000 LIG houses built .

To prove that it is serious about implementing its poll promise of affordable urban housing, Gujarat government plans to start construction of around 75,000 houses by its para institutions across t

Cities across the world have started recognising the need to address urban climate vulnerabilities. In Asia, the role of the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), a nine-year initiative (2008-2017) supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, has been significant.

This synthesis report covers the key findings from the ACCCRN project work in India from 2008 through 2013. This report summarizes research done as a part of ACCCRN in the areas of urbanisation and risk, future scenarios for urban areas in India, and climate change challenges.

Company looking to either buy its own land or enter into joint venture with land owners in state

Even as it nears the launch of its first affordable housing project in Gujarat at Halol near Vadodara, Kolkata-based real estate player Ashiana Housing Limited is already planning to expand its presence in the state. The company is already exploring and researching possibilities for similar project in other cities like Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot.

later. Delhi will follow suit by 2050 (in first scenario) or 2081 (in second scenario).

“The results shocked us. Regardless of the scenario, changes will be coming soon,” said lead author Camilo Mora of the University of Hawaii. “Within my generation, whatever climate we were used to will be a thing of the past”.