Teams battle it out at a hackathon conducted by GIZ in association with YourStory.

The hackathon was conducted in multiple cities across the country, namely, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Goa. To increase synergies between corporates, incubators and startups, the organizers conducted a series of consultations across four cities. They followed up with a day-long workshop in Bangalore where they summed up the learnings and recommendations of the consultations. After a … Continue reading “Teams battle it out at a hackathon conducted by GIZ in association with YourStory.”

Centre to extend grants to cities looking to invest in EVs for mass transport

The government has invited proposals from cities with a population above 10 lakh to avail incentives up to Rs 105 crore under the FAME India scheme to promote mass adoption of electric vehicles in multi-modal public transport. The proposals will be selected based on parameters like the population of a city, its average pollution level, … Continue reading “Centre to extend grants to cities looking to invest in EVs for mass transport”

India-US to set up ‘State Engagement Task force’ to deepen trade and investment ties

The US-India Business Council (USIBC) seeks to unveil a ‘State Engagement Task force’ (SET) to help Indian and American businesses align their interests with the priorities of the State governments and allow free movement of goods and services on both sides. The priority areas covered under this plan are defence, energy, development of smart cities … Continue reading “India-US to set up ‘State Engagement Task force’ to deepen trade and investment ties”

India’s first bio-methane bus launched by Tata Motors

Tata motors, after years of pioneering natural gas vehicles in the country, launches India’s first bio-methane bus. This class-leading tech innovation of bio-methane engines is designed and developed for LCV, ICV and MCV buses. The bio-CNG bus is a significant step towards developing environmentally friendly vehicles and providing smart city solutions to the commercial vehicle … Continue reading “India’s first bio-methane bus launched by Tata Motors”