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Smart[er] Village Project Dharnichiwadi Village- Raigad, Maharashtra, CRISIL

CRISIL Team Anukriti Awasthi, Parineeta Banerjee, Arjun Beri, Guruprasad Iyer, Hridya Ravimohan, Tejinder Sidhu Mind Genius Charitable Trust Team Hriitu Rana, Saajid, Madhuri Kanhane, Grace Fernandes, Francis SME Consultants Rakesh Bangera (Director, Urban Practice, CRISIL), Dipika Tuteja (Architect/Editor at In AWE) Project Background & Summary Dharnichiwadi is located in Raighad District of Maharashtra, about 75 kilometres from Mumbai township.

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Paathshala School Mantra: We Must Treat Our Waste Ourselves

Paathshala School Mantra: We Must Treat Our Waste Ourselves This Arcticle first appeared on http://swachhindia.ndtv.com/paathshala-school-mantra-must-treat-waste/?pfrom=home-campaigns Season 2 of NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India continued scouting the country to find the ‘Swachh Warriors’ or those who have selflessly dedicate their time and efforts in making the country a cleaner and better place to live. One such group of people comes from the country

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Even site owners ditch mobile towers over radiation threat

This Article first appeared on http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com/index.aspx?EID=31809&dt=20160724# Even site owners ditch mobile towers over radiation threat Hyderabad: TIMES NEWS NETWORK Chief secretary Rajiv Sharma’s recent assurance about mobile towers being `absolutely safe’ appears to have failed to allay the fears of citizens. In fact, many tower site owners in the city are even mulling not renewing their lease agreements with service providers.There

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4 Reasons Why Pune Scores in Waste Management

4 Reasons Why Pune Scores in Waste Management This Article first appeared on http://www.moneylife.in/article/4-reasons-why-pune-scores-in-waste-management/47515.html Sucheta Dalal 18 July 2016 3 All of India’s metropolises are grappling with problems of pollution, poor air quality, no sewage treatment and inadequate solid waste disposal. We ignore the issues until they suddenly erupt in the form of frequent fires at overused dumping grounds (Mumbai), lakes frothing

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TERI study of Uttarakhand and Goa recommends integration of climate resilience measures into national and state urban planning

TERI study of Uttarakhand and Goa recommends integration of climate resilience measures into national and state urban planning New Delhi, July 8, 2016: At a national conference on improving climate resilience of our cities held today, TERI recommended the dovetailing of appropriate measures into the national and sub-national planning, such as the town planning schemes and city development plans. It

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Climate Resilient Infrastructure Planning for Greater Mumbai

Climate Resilient Infrastructure Planning for Greater Mumbai Urban infrastructure plays a critical role in sustaining the resources required for managing a city. It provides critical social and economic services beyond its boundaries. While the location and urban service has to be upgraded with rise in population and change in demographics, the design and development has to with stand climate change

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