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IIM-Indore ties up with civic body to establish a brand identity of the city's cleanliness model

Indore's premier management institute takes up responsibility to manifest smart development with local administration here

The Indian Institute of Management in Indore has taken up an initiative to introduce the world to Indore's cleanliness model, touted to be the best in the country. In an agreement between IIM-Indore and IMC, the management institute has been tasked to increase the functionality, capacity and public utility of the civic body, furthering the identity of brand Indore in India and the world. IIM-Indore will devise a strategy with modern expertise to induct smart city development with local administration.

MoU signed by Municipal Corporation Commissioner & the Director of IIM

Indore has bagged the titular award of Swachh Bharat Survey for four consecutive years, pioneering the model of cleanliness in India. Boosting the smart city development here, in sync with its 'swach' identity in the world, Indore has set its target to develop the functionality of local authorities under the guidance of IIM. An MoU signed by Municipal Corporation Commissioner and the Director of IIM, the agencies will have to cooperate to execute two major facets; building onto the identity of Indore and increasing the working and functioning capacity of the IMC.

As per the agreement, both signatories will have to share managerial and technological ideas to bring about this development with ease. The details include severe tasks that will help Indore chart a strategic roadmap:

  • Exchange of ideas and experiences to help IMC conduct tasks and bring about developments under the Smart City mission.
  • To develop solid waste management modules which will lead the management of sanitation in other cities.
  • To develop fundraising programs as a part of Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • To study the impact of IMC's innovation activities and plans for civic betterment.
  • Smart City Development will be brought about by workshops, research programs, seminars etc. Global case studies will be reviewed and executed through these.
  • To implement IT experiments to ease and digitise the functioning of the Indore Municipal Corporation.

Besides bringing about these developments, in cooperation, IIM will also be tasked with the economic utilisation and allocation of resources to design management schemes. This will bring about a streamlined and systematic growth and development in Indore.

​Students of DAVV in Indore to turn ideas into business models with the help of ISCDL

Indore Smart City Development Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, valid for 2 years

Aiming to support and nurture the startup ecosystem in the city, the Indore Smart City Seed Incubation Centre will now help the students of Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya (DAVV) turn their ideas into successful business projects.The Indore Smart City Development Limited (ISCDL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the DAVV for the same. Notably, ISCDL will provide handholding mentorship to the budding entrepreneurs of the university by helping them right from the primitive stage.

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Purvanchal Expressway to get world's largest painting on Dec 20 to mark Kakori Martyrs' Day

Images of freedom fighters- Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan, Rajendra Nath Lahiri and Roshan Singh will be painted on the expressway

In a bid to commemorate the occasion of Kakori Martyrs' Day, the administration of Lucknow is all set to make the largest painting in the world on the newly inaugurated Purvanchal Expressway on December 20. The state government will pay homage to the freedom fighters by painting the images of Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan, Rajendra Nath Lahiri and Roshan Singh on the expressway. Notably, the Kakori Martyrs' Day is celebrated every year on December 19 to mark the sacrifice of the rebels who fought to death in the quest for our independence.

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Commercial activities at Amber & Nahargarh Forst in Jaipur face a complete ban

The light & sound show held at the Kesar Kyari at Amber foothill has also been called off until further notice

This tourist season, travellers and visitors will no longer be able to indulge in any commercial activity at the Amber and Nahargarh Forts in Jaipur. The archaeological department on Tuesday issued an order, in compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to ban all mercantile setups here.

The NGT had previously declared all businesses in the Nahargarh Wildlife Sanctuary & Fort area as illegal, resulting in their pack-up effective from December 1, this year. Besides, the light and sound show held at the Kesar Kyari at Amber foothill have also been shut until further notice read reports.

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New 'ultra risk' travel category instated in Maharashtra as state revises airport norms

Fully vaccinated domestic travellers no longer need to produce a negative RT-PCR test report on arrival in Maharashtra

Amidst revision of state travel norms, the Maharashtra administration has instated a new 'ultra risk' category for flyers arriving from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and Lesotho. Besides them, all international travellers of other passengers with a travel history in the last 15 days from Omicron infected 'high risk' countries will have to undergo mandatory 7-day institutional quarantine on arrival.

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Amplus Solar introduces the HomeScape range in Lucknow to power a lifestyle upgrade

Homescape by Amplus Solar blends fashion with feasibility to add value to your lifestyle and savings to your account!

Going big on power savings with Smart Solar at home is Lucknow's new standard of style! Homescape by Amplus Solar meets all these needs and how! It's an innovative solar pergola is designed to suit the aesthetics of your home perfectly. Be it an open backyard, garden, front porch, or terrace - this versatile premium range becomes a part of your home as you need it.

Check out the product catalogue here:

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'Kapda Bank' to be set up in Lucknow to help the poor stay warm this winter season!

Under the ambit of this project, anyone can donate new or used clothes to the underprivileged people by contacting the nearest zonal office

District Administration along with the Lucknow Municipal Corporation has come up with a unique initiative to help keep the poor and destitute people warm this winter. As per the announcement by the District Magistrate of Lucknow, 8 zones in the city have been listed for setting up the 'Kapda Bank'. Under the ambit of this project, anyone can donate new or used clothes to underprivileged people by contacting the nearest zonal office.

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Omicron alert in Rajasthan as 4 travellers from South Africa test COVID positive

The patients are presently isolating in Jaipur

After the reports of 2 confirmed Omicron cases in Karanataka, health officials suspect a variant infiltration in Rajasthan too as a family of 4 South African travellers tested COVID positive here. As per reports, the samples of these patients have been forwarded for further tests to confirm if these are cases of mutation. In the interim, the family is isolated in Jaipur.

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