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CDIA signs MoU with GVMC

Cities Development Initiatives for Asia (CDIA) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the GVMC on pre-feasibility studies for revised City Development Plan (CDP). The revised CDP has been given priority in view of the GVMC sending proposals for JNNURM Plus, the second phase of the urban mission. The MoU was ...

Stakeholders Meet on City Development Plan Revision

VISAKHAPATNAM: The first stakeholders meeting for gaining public input to the 2012-2017 City Development Plan (CDP) revision for Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) was held on September 22, 2012. The meeting was organized by the Center for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University together with Cities Development Initiative for Asia ...

MoU on Water Supply Study Signed

India: A Memorandum of Understanding for a Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) on water supply was signed by the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) and Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) on Thursday, July 5, 2012. The MoU was signed by Senior Programme Manager of CDIA Balakrishnan Elangovan and Municipal Commissioner B. Ramanjaneyulu. ...

Special Recognition Awarded to CDIA

Philippines: The House of Representatives has passed House Bill 4270 on the third and final reading, designating a tax-exemption status to the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA). Rep. Hermilando Mandanas (2nd District, Batangas), Rep. Jerry TreƱas (Lone District, Iloilo City) and Rep. George Arnaiz (2nd District, Negros Oriental) are the ...

Rajkot Promotes Non-Motorized Transport

India: Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) held a workshop on September 8, 2011, which focused on the challenges for urban mobility and transport. CDIA and other partner organizations took part in the workshop to discuss the Pre-Feasibility report on urban transport for Rajkot. The discussion was an opportunity for partner organizations to ...

Da Nang Gets Assistance for Waste Water Treatment

Viet Nam: Da Nang, Viet Nam received approval for technical assistance from CDIA to undertake a study on the proper treatment of wastewater in its industrial parks. A Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) will be prepared to help identify issues in urban wastewater and offer recommendations for improving wastewater management. You may read ...

CDIA Assists GVMC in CDP Revision

India: CDIA has agreed to provide technical assistance to revise the City Development Plan (CDP) of the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC). The CDP, prepared in 2005, is ready for revisions following the approach previously applied in Chennai. International and national partner organizations shall start working on the revisions in January ...

Temporary Transport Route at SRP Cebu

In the early stages of development of the South Road Properties (SRP) in Cebu City, Philippines, ADB-CDIA has recommended the construction of a temporary public transport route to help address the traffic and accessibility issue. Conventional bus services is to operate along the route until a full Bus Rapid Transit ...

Improving Urban Transport in Kochi

In an effort to improve the urban transport sector in Kochi, India, a Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) has been prepared with Technical Assistance from CDIA and was presented to the Kochi Corporation Council Hall. The PFS focuses on the development of four sectors - Ferry Services, Enhanced Bus Services, Pedestrian Precincts ...

CEPT Partners with CDIA

The Center for Environmental Planning and Technology University (CEPT) in Gujarat, India, has entered into a partnership with CDIA. CEPT and other national partners will be working with CDIA to assist cities in prioritizing their infrastructure projects and investments, as well as structuring bankable urban infrastructure projects. You may read the ...

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