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Monthly Archives: November, 2015

India Smart City Mission Transform-Nation

The MoUD has now designed a standardised template, including the scoring criteria for use of States/ ULBs to prepare the SCP for submission in...

Barcelona: Promoting Solar Energy to Increase Sustainability

The Problem Barcelona, which has the second largest metropolitan population in Spain, was heavily dependent on costly and environmentally damaging fossil fuels. The city was...

Bangkok: Improving Neighbourhoods through Citizen-Led Planning

The Problem In the early 2000s, many of Thailand’s poorest citizens were living in rundown slums that lacked sufficient homes and basic infrastructure. With an...

Nagpur: Promoting Energy Management Practices to Improve Water Efficiency

The Problem A 2005 water audit by the Nagpur Municipal Corporation recorded water losses at 62%. Energy costs in 2004-05 were 21.1 crore rupees, accounting...

New York: Transforming Streets to Increase Mobility and Public Safety

The Problem Between 2001 and 2009, motorists killed 3,774 people on New York City Streets. In addition to the deaths, roughly 4,000 New Yorkers suffered...

UN SDG- Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Cities are hubs for ideas, commerce, culture, science, productivity, social development and much more. At their best, cities have enabled people to advance socially...

Connecting the dots Smart and sustainable cities www.pwc.in

‘Sustainability is about ecology, economy and equity.’ – Ralph Bicknese Our planet, inhabited by over 7 billion people, is in the midst of a massive...

Some Municipal Corporation raised issue for the time duration of Smart City Plan Submission

Union Urban Development Ministry has given an order to the Municipal Corporation of the states for the submission of city level smart city plan...