Ensuring Safety, Securing Kumbh
We are boosting our existing security apparatus. CCTV grids, Watch Towers, Surveillance Systems, Command & Control Centers are all being reviewed, reassessed and upgraded, says Krishna Kumar V K, Senior Superintendent of Police, Haridwar in an interview with Souvik Goswami of Elets News Network (ENN).
Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Mizoram
Zero Emission Mobility Is The Way Forward
The road ahead for improving the present scenario of the transport sector is to make way for electric vehicles and ensure zero emission, says Abhay Damle, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, as he puts spotlight on the challenges faced in introducing green mobility solutions and measures taken by the government to mitigate those, in an interview with Souvik Goswami and K C Mishra of Elets New Network (ENN).
Using Innovation, How Pilibhit DM Ensured Record Voting In LS Poll
A record 67.2 percent voting was achieved in Pilibhit in Phase-III of the ongoing Lok Sabha Elections, making it the top district in Uttar Pradesh to have registered maximum voter turnout.
Mizoram Beckons Investors Via Business Summit
The North East is the fastest growing part of India today, with the Government of India laying special emphasis and having a focussed approach of putting this part of India in the spotlight of growth and development.
Bringing Social Change Through NEDP
Though NEDP has been implemented by the State only recently and its activities are still confined to a few selected fields, its achievement in the social sector is encouraging. There still exist a great scope for expansion in terms of coverage and extent.
‘OUR MAIN FOCUS IS TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF EDUCATION'
Starting from June 2019, a massive campaign will be launched to increase class attendance in schools, as in each class quality of education depends on the knowledge from the previous class. This will be a non-financial intervention that would be taken up by involving parents, NGOs, media, self-help groups (SHGs), says Dr B Janardhan Reddy, Secretary, School and Higher Education Department, Government of Telangana, in an interview with Sudheer Goutham B of Elets News Network (ENN).
NEDP Intervention In Agriculture And Allied Sector
Agriculture and Allied Sector has been identified as one of the most important key growth drivers under the National Economic Development Plan (NEDP).
Smart Cities Catalysing Development Across Uttar Pradesh
With the State government led by Yogi Adityanath determined to transform Uttar Pradesh (UP), Smart Cities Mission is emerging as a ray of hope to realise this dream. As intensive use of smart solutions to develop smarter and sustainable cities in the country is gaining pace, UP is marching ahead in sinc with the time, observe Arpit Gupta and Ahmad Shariq Khan of Elets News Network (ENN).
The City Of Culture On Course To Becoming Truly 'Smart'
Thanks to a number of path-breaking initiatives under implementation, the historic City of Lucknow is marching ahead to soon become a truly ‘Smart’ city, says Anil Garg, Divisional Commissioner, Lucknow and Chairman, Lucknow Smart City Limited, in conversation with Arpit Gupta of Elets News Network (ENN).
El Salvador Looking At India To Partner For Growth
Pharmaceuticals is among the top exports from India to El Salvador, where local population has almost similar disease profile as Indians and has made a huge impact in making healthcare more affordable in his country, says Ariel Andrade Galindo, El Salvador’s Ambassador to India, in conversation with Vivek Ratnakar of Elets News Network (ENN).
Documenting India's Digital Evolution
With the governance in India steadily acquiring an improved version of administration and service delivery, the change in the system has been expedited by the power of digitisation.
Smart Cities Mission Setting The Pace & Direction Of Urban Development In India
Smart Cities Mission is not only about the implementation of projects. The Mission aims to build capacity of cities to think strategically about Urban Development, says Kunal Kumar, Joint Secretary (Mission Director Smart Cities), Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India, in conversation with Ritika Srivastava of Elets News Network (ENN).
How Georgia Is Emerging As A Favorable Destination For Medical Students
It is a fantasy of many students to study medical science in Europe. Georgia is gradually emerging as a new destination for the Indian students to study medical science, as the courses offered by the medical universities in Georgia are both recognised by the Medical council of India and World Health Organisation (WHO).
Smart Cities Gaining Momentum
The Indian Smart Cities Fellowship (ISCF) and Internship (ISCI) programmes were launched to act as structured and guided work based learning programme for bright young minds around the theme of Smart Cities, says Rahul Kapoor, Director (Smart Cities) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, in conversation with Ritika Srivastava of Elets News Network (ENN).
Smart Chandigarh Empowering Citizens
Chandigarh Is Among The Top Cities Of The Country When It Comes To Availability And Accessibility Of Citizen-centric Services. Chandigarh Tops The Country In Digital Payments Transactions On Per Capita Basis And Is Among India’s Top Five Most Livable Cities. With More Than 70 Chandigarh Smart City Projects Planned, The City Is All Set To Take The Citizen Experience To A Whole New Level, Writes Priya Yadav Of Elets News Network (Enn).
BECIL Spreading Its Wings In Smart Lighting & HR Domain
Apart from the broadcast vertical, BECIL has forayed into the areas of construction of radio towers, repair and maintenance, e-classroom, providing screens to hospitals or schools, streaming of videos, and community radio. This is how we are expanding into various areas with technological solutions attached to broadcasting work frame, says George Kuruvilla, Chairman & Managing Director, Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL) in conversation with Souvik Goswami of Elets News Network (ENN).
India-Afghanistan Relations: Moving From Strength To Strength
India’s engagement in Afghanistan gained momentum with its continued assistance for socio-economic development ensuring greater connectivity and regional integration. India’s cooperation is based on the priorities of the people of Afghanistan, writes Neelapu Shanti, a journalist formerly associated with the Government of Afghanistan.
Chandigarh Moving Towards Smart Decision Making
Different headends will be integrated in the ICCC and artificial intelligence or analytics will be used so that decision-makers have ease while taking decisions and there is a uniformity in the decision-making process, says Saurabh Mishra, Additional Commissioner and Additional CEO Municipal Corporation Chandigarh, in conversation with Priya Yadav of Elets News Network (ENN).
MahaRERA Maintaining Transparency In Real Estate Sector
Maharashtra has been at the forefront to establish the institution framework in the form of Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA), well ahead of other States in the country and an online registration of projects and complaints were made available to the promoters and home buyers, says Dr Vijay Satbir Singh, Member, Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) in conversation with Harshal Desai of Elets News Network (ENN).
India, Argentina Developing Centre Of Excellence Jointly
India is helping Argentina to develop a Centre of Excellence for IT in Argentina to enhance skills of IT engineers. It will be helpful to Indian companies as well as Argentine engineers, says Daniel Chuburu, Ambassador of Argentine Republic to India, in an exclusive interview to Priyanka Sharma of Elets News Network (ENN).
Housing For All Set To Become A Reality By 2022
The Government has conceived a ‘Housing for all Knowledge Lab’ as a central repository of knowledge in various thematic areas like housing technologies, innovative design/typologies and housing finance, etc to share the knowledge amongst States and implementing agencies, says Amrit Abhijat, Joint Secretary, Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and Mission Director, Housing For All (HFA), Government of India, in conversation with Harshal Desai and Arpit Gupta of Elets News Network (ENN).
Haryana's Hisar Airport to Be of Global Standards
The passenger terminal for phase-one of Hisar Airport, inaugurated by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar last August. The State Government plans to make it an attractive international cargo hub with dedicated custom clearances, says Ashok Sangwan, Director-cum-Special Secretary, Industries & Commerce Department; Adviser, Civil Aviation, Department and Special Secretary to Government of Haryana, in conversation with Gautam Debroy of Elets News Network (ENN).
Prayagraj Gears Up For Devotional Experience Of Kumbh 2019
To offer a hassle-free devotional experience to millions of people set to throng Prayagraj next year for a holy dip in the Sangam during Kumbh Mela (January 15 - March 4), the administrative authorities are resolutely ensuring no stone remains unturned, writes Arpit Gupta of Elets News Network (ENN).
Poddar Group - Providing Affordable, High Quality Homes
We launched our first project in 2010, and since then we are committed to the affordable sector. Our aim is to create happy communities along with an excellent physical structures and great amenities, says Rohit Poddar, Managing Director, Poddar Housing and Development Limited, in conversation with Rakesh Roy of Elets News Network (ENN).
Baviskar Group Committed To Provide Affordable Homes
Keeping in view the demand for affordable housing, Baviskar Group launched its debut project named Shankarsheela complex. All the flats were sold to Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) staff at a very affordable cost, says Prakash Baviskar, Founder, Baviskar Group of Companies, in conversation with Harshal Desai of Elets News Network (ENN).
ASCL - Turning Agra Into A Truly Tech-Driven City
Focused on not only preserving the traditional and historic traits of the Agra City, but also improving those with the help of technology is one motto being aggressively pursued by Agra Smart City Limited (ASCL), says Arun Prakash, Municipal Commissioner, Agra Municipal Corporation & Chief Executive Officer, Agra Smart City Limited, in conversation with Arpit Gupta of Elets News Network (ENN).
Making Living In City Beautiful A Pleasure
Credited to be one of the most effective officers of his cadre, Kamal Kishor Yadav, has been entrusted with the task of making City Beautiful ‘smart’. Known for his pro-people approach, the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation Chandigarh is driving the Chandigarh Smart City projects with a vision to make the experience of living in the city a pleasure. In conversation with Priya Yadav of Elets News Network (ENN), the 2003 batch IAS officer shares how flexibility in project selection and a competent management are playing a crucial role in delivering people-centric projects.
Muthoot Helping Citizens Realise Their Dreams
Transparency in our dealings, customer centric approach and a highly passionate and dedicated team of employees been our core strength, says Ramratthinam S, Chief Executive Officer, Muthoot Homefin (India) Limited, in conversation with Harshal Desai of Elets News Network (ENN).
Tech-Powered Security Apparatus For Maha Kumbh 2021
GPS-based technologies help in keeping tab on live locations, mapping, crowd sensing, crowd mobility tracking, , tracing of suspicious people through satellites, CCTV grids etc, says Manjunath TC, Superintendent of Police-Crime & Traffic, Haridwar, in conversation with Souvik Goswami of Elets News Network (ENN).