Tag: urban update

Swachh Survekshan 2018 Launched in...

Swachh Survekshan 2018 is a part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) conducted by the government of India to encourage cities to improve their urban sanitation.

Tirupur corporation brings 24,000 buildings...

The Tirupur corporation has brought another  24,162 buildings, which were earlier either under assessed or omitted, under the property tax assessment. The move would see tax revenue soar by another Rs 32 crore.

Cities to get rating on...

A star rating of cities on a scale of zero to seven (0-7) in its bid to push cities to achieve “garbage-free” status will soon be launched by the urban affairs ministry.

Implementation of ‘Green protocol’ in...

The district administration is all geared up to implement a green protocol at pilgrim centres and festivals in places of worship.

The ‘green protocol’ successful implementation during the annual festive season at Thiruvairanikkulam Temple near Kalady has prompted the district administration to explore such a possibility.

Parliament to go paperless

The Centre is keen to bring its “go green initiative” into the hallowed portals and proposing a shift to the paperless functioning and digitized proceedings in Parliament and State Assemblies.

Now robots to do manual...

A group of engineering students from Kerala has developed a robot named Bandicoot for manual scavenging which is responsible for several deaths across the country every year.