smart city

19.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nrda bags key award for smart city project   Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) was chosen as the winner of BW BusinessWorld Digital India Summit Awards 2018 under Best ICT (Information Communication Technology) implementation in a Smart City for its Integrated Smart City Project.   The 4th edition of this event was organized at the Shangri La Hotel in New Delhi. The awards are given with the aim of recognizing and encouraging technological initiatives in the country, and Naya Raipur left behind several other Smart City based ICT projects to win this award.   The event witnessed participation of ... Read more

10.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   Pmgsy road dev work for 2018-19 to begin soon   The State Government will soon start construction of roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) batch-I year 2018-19 , officials informed.   The State of Chhattisgarh has reported to have constructed 81 roads measuring length 410.42 Km under New Connectivity and 2 roads measuring length 8.25 Km roads under upgradation till December, 2017, the Central Government has informed.   As per PMGSY guidelines, maintenance of roads constructed under the programme is the responsibility of the State Governments and all road works are covered by initial five year ... Read more

24.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Chhattisgarh east west rail corridor may complete by 2020   The Chhattisgarh East-West Rail Corridor project is expected to be complete by 2020, officials informed.   The proposed track from  Gevra Road to Pendra via Dipka, Katghora, Sindurgarh and Pasan has a length of 135 km, Urga- Kusmunda has a length of about 16 km and Feeder Lines of about 35 km. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 4970 crore.   Notably, freight train with speed of maximum 100 kms per hour will pass through Chhattisgarh in the East-West Corridor (Kolkata-Mumbai).   The train will traverse through ... Read more

19-20.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Gis based sweeping of streets in bilaspur soon   The Bilaspur Municipal Corporation (BMC) will go for GIS based mechanical sweeping of streets under Smart City Mission, officials informed.   The BMC will be developing ‘Common Municipal Solid Waste Management Facility’ (CMSWMF) for treatment and disposal of municipal solid waste generated from domestic, commercial, industrial activities.     The solid waste being generated in the city is presently being openly disposed off in open dumping. There is no facility for processing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) at Bilaspur which can reduce the associated environmental and public health problems of Bilaspur. ... Read more

10.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH All Pvt And Public Transport Buses To Have Gps Fitted           The Chhattisgarh Transport Department has plans of making all private and public transport buses fitted with GPS devices in the entire State, officials informed.   The GPS device is expected to help the Traffic police to monitor if vehicles have been following traffic rules or not and even alert during mishaps.   On the other hand, notably, Raipur Smart City Limited (RSCL) will be setting up an ‘Intelligent Traffic Management System and City Surveillance System’ across the city under the ‘Smart City’ Mission, officials ... Read more

14.10.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Raipur to Get High Speed Internet Connectivity Under Smart City Mission   The work for Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) laying in the jurisdiction of Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) for providing high speed internet connectivity under smart city project will commence soon.   Raipur is also being put under a ‘retrofitting plan’ covering 500 acres of land to provide facilities not present so far under the Smart City Mission.   Notably, Raipur city was selected among 100 cities to be developed as smart city in India due to various achievements, initiatives and all-inclusive approach.   The city of Raipur has ... Read more