11 Winning Cities for the EatSmart Cities Challenge [MoHUA]

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) announced eleven winning cities for the EatSmart Cities Challenge. These cities will now enter the deep engagement stage of the challenge wherein projects are undertaken in the pilot stage will be scaled up in a sustainable manner. Key-Points The challenge was launched by the Ministry of Housing …

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Swachhata Start-Up Challenge

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India, in partnership with Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) launched the Swachhata Start-Up Challenge. It aims to provide an impetus to innovative start-ups to come forward and drive catalytic transformation in the sanitation and waste management …

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Streets for People Challenge

Streets for People Challenge is an initiative of A. CSIR B. Greenpeace International C. NITI Aayog D. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Answer: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Explanation:  The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) organised an online event wherein it announced eleven winning cities for the Streets for People Challenge, …

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Smart Cities Smart Urbanization

‘Smart Cities, Smart Urbanization’ conference, recently seen in news, is an initiative of: A. Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs B. Habitat for Humanity India C. UN Habitat D. None of the above Answer: Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Explanation: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is organizing a series of 30 …

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Smart cities and Academia Towards Action & Research (SAAR)

With reference to the “Smart cities and Academia Towards Action & Research (SAAR)” program, consider the following statements: 1. It is a joint initiative of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA), National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and leading Indian academic institutions of the country. 2. Under the program, 15 premier architecture & planning …

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MAIN BHI DIGITAL 3.0

Ministry of Housing and urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched the pilot drive ‘Main Bhi Digital 3.0’ – A special Campaign for Digital Onboarding and Training for street vendors under PM SVANidhi scheme across 223 cities in the country. The BharatPe, Mswipe, PhonePe, Paytm, Aceware are participating in this drive to issue UPI IDs, QR code and …

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