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Wednesday 25 December '13In just 7 years, Delhi’s Aravali Biodiversity Park has transformed a barren landscape into 20 distinct forest communities with 1,000 species of plants and, if you please, an orchid garden, a bat cave ...
Wednesday 30 October '13Pimpri Chinchwad is a standout example of how integrated e-governance can improve urban service delivery.
Wednesday24 April '13The city's metro project demonstrates how private capital can be deployed in public projects in a transparent and efficient manner
Wednesday6 March '13With cities and towns expanding at the periphery, the land-hills of garbage move closer, and so does the danger to our health
Wednesday30 January '13While most cities confine themselves to collection and transportation of solid waste, Coimbatore started with processing and safe disposal but has yet to work on collection. Scientific capping of a fe...
Thursday27 December '12Maharashtra’s Sujal Nirmal Abhiyan, a state-led integrated water and sanitation programme, covers all 250 cities except Mumbai and already has 152 urban bodies engaged in a stringent reforms schedule
Wednesday31 October '12Pune’s range of solutions for managing waste, from traditional to modern and scientific, are already saving money. That’s without even accounting for the carbon credits
Wednesday26 September '12Earlier, just 55 per cent of Jaipur was connected by sewers and most waste discharged directly into the Amani Shah nala. Today, sewerage is up to 75 per cent and sullage connectivity up from 35 to 75 ...
Wednesday25 July '12How public-private partnership is working to convert waste to wealth
Wednesday27 June '12Karnataka combined IT with administrative reforms to set service standards and attain better delivery
Wednesday25 April '12Unless there is a fundamental shift in the mindset away from one which separates the rural from the urban, Indian planning cannot address the challenges of urbanisation in our present stage of develop...
Wednesday28 March '12BMTC stands out among India’s state transport undertakings by providing efficient and varied services, while making a profit
Wednesday7 March '12Delivering 24/7 water with full recovery of operation and maintenance costs — Amravati shows the way
Wednesday25 January '12This small town has done it — supplying all its residents with 24×7 water. And this has all been achieved through public sector reforms
Wednesday30 November '11Technology that uses geographic information helps utilities improve service and recover dues
Wednesday26 October '11In a country with one of the world’s highest road accident rates, the Tamil Nadu Road Safety Programme shows the way
Wednesday28 September '11Its innovative land-sharing model shows a way to address the challenges of urban expansion.
Wednesday31 August '11Learning from Bhopal, which is designing a public transport system that features new buses, GPS devices and rationalised routes.
Wednesday27 July '11Other heritage cities have a lot to learn from Bhubaneswar’s Old Town Revitalisation Project
Wednesday29 June '11If Bangalore has expanded its tax base and raised revenue, why can’t other cash-strapped cities?
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