India has now recorded more than 41 lakh COVID cases. Which are the worst affected states now? What are the changes in testing protocol? What are the latest updates from cities such as Delhi, Noida and Ahmedabad?
The Smart City corporation, headed by Rubal Agarwal, is using data analytics and technology to track cases and project future needs. It has also launched a couple of apps to enable coordination among stakeholders.
Pune municipal authorities cite lack of infrastructure and geographical constraints to justify the need for tankers. But citizens claim there is a nexus between local politicians, bureaucrats and the tanker lobby.