Kota Municipal Corporation
India

Population: 1001365
Area of jurisdiction: 318 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: n/a n/a
Energy efficiency target: n/a n/a
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2010 ):  44,125 tCO2e

Other available GHG inventories: 2010

Mitigation actions

Awareness Activities to Promote Use of Solar Energy
An event was organized in order to create awareness regarding two critical resources essential for solar radiation i.e.high level of solar radiation per square inch, and a large amount of contiguous, relatively flat undeveloped land in and around the City. The event gathered mayors, commissioners and other local government officials from around India, as well as national and international solar experts, prominent policy makers, the solar sector and financial institutions. Start year  
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Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status Completed
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Emission Reduction through Municipal Solid Waste Management in Kota
The ex-Mayor of Kota initiated the project to assess the existing Municipal Solid Waste Management situation in Kota City. The project is being executed by ICLEI South Asia and funded by UNEP DTIE IETC. The objecives of the project are: 1. To develop a comprehensive baseline report on current and future waste generation and composition 2. To develop an Action Plan on Holistic Waste Management and specific actions and implementation strategy 3. Identify and Support implementation of pilot project The project is in progress and is likely to get over in December 2015 Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Assessment/Research
Status In progress
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Power Generation through Biogas Power Plant at Bandhwa Dharmapura Gaushala
Kota Municipal Corporation initiated the installation of bio gas project at the Bandha Dharampura Goshala of Municipal Corporation Kota to generate electricity using biomass. The capacity of the plant planned is 10 ton of cow dung per day. Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Integrating urban climate guidelines through clean technologies at the state and city level to build sustainable low carbon cities
Cities involved: Trichy, Tirunelveli and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udairpur, and Kota, in Rajasthan 2 Indian states (Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu) notify guidelines on urban low carbon actions and to leverage national and international financing options and adopting city level MRV system. Start year 2011
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Completed
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Urban Environmental Accords
Cities Involved:16 Indian Cities (Jammu, Darbhanga, Mysore, Calicut, Aligarh, Delhi, Jamnagar, Lucknow, Kota, Bhilai, Gwalior, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad) ICLEI-SA is carrying out the first review of implementation of Urban Environmental Accords in Indian Cities. UEAs are described as the synergic extension of the efforts to advance sustainability, foster vibrant economies, promote social equity and protect planet’s natural resources. The major issues of the urban areas addressed through the accords are energy, waste reduction, urban design, urban nature, transportation, environmental health and water. Start year 2008
Sector Other Emissions
Type Assessment/Research
Status Completed
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CITY bus service
KMC has taken an initiative to run city buses for local transportation , on 24th of September 2013 , kota mayor has is started this service . at first stage 17 new buses is running now , and will increase in coming days Start year 2012
Sector Transport
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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100 KWP Rooftop SPV Power Plant at New Administrative Building of Municipal Corporation, Kota
The objective of the project is - To meet in-house consumption of NNK office building partially from solar energy. To be a role modal for the city of Kota to explore opportunities in solar power To make public aware of the potential of solar energy. To promote Govt. and private institution to use renewable energy as a source of low cost Power generation units through solar power projects . To use non depleting source of energy e.g. THE SUN so as to support sustainable development of town. Ministry of New And Renewable Energy will give 30% subsidy and rest money will be invested by corporation itself. Project is already started and expecting to implement in next 3 months of time. Start year 2013
Sector Buildings
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status In progress
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Adaptation actions