Smart City Works Take Off in Vizag, Kakinada

Setting the stage for commencement of smart city project works in Visakhapatnam and Kakinada, which were shortlisted in stage-II of the competition under smart cities programme of the Union Ministry of Urban Development, the state government on Wednesday constituted Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for both the cities. The SPV will plan,

SPV’s powers irk civic body – Kochi

Peeved at the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of Smart City usurping some of the constitutionally guaranteed powers of Panchayati Raj institutions, the Kochi Corporation has sought amendments to the powers of SPV. Delegation of powers It is the delegation of powers as mentioned in Annexure 5 of the Smart City proposal that