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Knowledge Partner for Clean Noida Project

The HCL Foundation commissioned Urban Innovation Lab to plan a neighbourhood-level cleanliness competition framework in Noida's residential areas. RWA administrators were provided with a self-evaluation framework to ascertain the current state of infrastructure, service delivery, innovation, sustainability, and institutionalisation. For the purpose of objectively identifying gaps and areas of intervention in solid & liquid waste management, air quality, walkability, and inclusivity, a number of toolkits have been developed.

Flood in settlements

Technology Innovation in Disaster Management and Climate Resilience

Urban Innovation Lab was commissioned by the GIZ Innovation Fund team as part of the Indo-German Cooperation programme to investigate the effects of innovative technologies like Blockchain, AI, and IoT on disaster management in the partner states of Kerala, Telangana, and Odisha. The process included conducting interviews with industry experts and doing case studies to help determine the best direction for developing pilot projects. The business processes were reviewed, an as-is and to-be analysis conducted, and flowcharts and use case diagrams drawn up.

Sewage Treatment Plant

Landscape Review and Strategic Roadmap for Used Water Management in Maharashtra

Centre for Water and Sanitation (C-WAS), CEPT Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) appointed Urban Innovation Lab to review the policy, institutional and regulatory framework for used water management in cities of Maharashtra. As part of the research, Maharsahtra's current practices were assessed, as well as those of other states and nations, along with the most pressing problems associated with managing waste water and potential solutions.

Navigating Infrastructure Challenges for Importing American Coal to India

Newsamco, a leading US coal producer, plans to evaluate logistics opportunities and challenges for coal imports in India. The Urban Innovation Lab conducted a market assessment, reviewing port, rail, and road infrastructure. The study identified the most promising ports for coal imports based on carrying capacity, infrastructure availability, and port performance. This assessment aims to facilitate efficient importation of US coal to India.

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