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04 Nov, 2020

The Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, held a kick-off event for the Nurturing Neighbourhoods Challenge in collaboration with the Netherlands-based Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) and with the technical support of WRI India.

04 Nov, 2020

Dma Cycle-2 to Support Cities in Creation of “Culture of Data”. CDO Training Programme for Guided E-Learning “Enabling Data Driven Decision Making In Urban Local Bodies”. Hardeep S Puri Launches Nurturing Neighborhoods Challenge, Data Maturity Assessment Framework Cycle 2, and Training Programme for City Data Officers

04 Nov, 2020

New Delhi: Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launched three initiatives, namely, the Nurturing Neighborhoods Challenge focusing on shaping cities for young children and their families;

04 Nov, 2020

Udaipur : The Smart Cities Mission,Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs,held a kick-off event for the ‘Nurturing NeighbourhoodsChallenge’ in collaboration withthe Netherlands-based Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) and with the technical support of WRI India.

27 Oct, 2020

Over the last decade, WRI India, through its various programs, has come up with different methods in their street design initiatives to make them streets universally accessible and safe.

25 Oct, 2020

As part of post-pandemic sustainable mobility designs, cycling tracks, seamless connectivity in the cycling district, and several place-making themes have been included as part of the road works. WRI India consultants are on-site to handhold and guide with the drawings, implementation and design.

13 Oct, 2020

"For India to plan investments in buildings efficiency as a means of economic recovery, collaboration and trust between national and subnational, state and non-state actors is critical," write Sumedha Malaviyaand Tirthankar Mandal from the WRI India Energy program

13 Oct, 2020

The Mobility Champions programme, hosted by Young Leaders for Active Citizenship (YLAC) in partnership with the #BengaluruMoving campaign, World Resources Institute India (WRI) and Let Me Breathe (LMB), has proposed three solutions aimed at solving Bengaluru’s traffic woes. The programme, which started on July 25, has worked with 12 young residents of the city – to suggest mobility solutions and garner support from policy makers and citizens.

04 Oct, 2020

Intensifying its conservation efforts for the Hussain Sagar, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) is working on installing a floating boom barrier at the picket nala to arrest flow of floating trash into the lake. To this effect, a tripartite agreement has been signed between the HMDA, WRI India and DESMI to install the boom barrier for cleaning up floating solid waste from the Picket drain near Hussain Sagar (KIMS pond area) as a pilot demonstration project,

03 Oct, 2020

Jaya Dhindaw, Director, Integrated Urban Planning, WRI India Ross Center points out - “There is a real need for more public spaces. The existing ones are already very crammed. Public spaces could be explored inside institutions with large landholdings and big campuses, such as schools, colleges and the likes of the Indian Institute of Science. The existing local parks should be open for the public the entire day, closing only during the night. More people can be accommodated this way. More neighbourhood parks and open spaces, accessible by walk and cycling, are critical even from a mental health perspective."