Kota Municipal Corporation

India Mayor: Mahesh Vijay
Summary
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    Population 1001365
  • km 2
    Area 318.0
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    GDP N/A
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    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Kota Municipal Corporation

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Actions
Emission Reduction through Municipal Solid Waste Management in Kota - Kota Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: In operation

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

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Sectors:
  • Waste
Awareness Activities to Promote Use of Solar Energy - Kota Municipal Corporation
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  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: Completed

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.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Facilities
100 KWP Rooftop SPV Power Plant at New Administrative Building of Municipal Corporation, Kota - Kota Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2013
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Power Generation through Biogas Power Plant at Bandhwa Dharmapura Gaushala - Kota Municipal Corporation
  • Start year:
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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.

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Sectors:
  • Waste
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Integrating urban climate guidelines through clean technologies at the state and city level to build sustainable low carbon cities - Kota Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2011
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: Completed

Cities involved: Trichy, Tirunelveli and Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu and Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udairpur, and Kota, in Rajasthan

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
  • Transport
  • Waste
local action
CITY bus service - Kota Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

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

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Urban Environmental Accords - Kota Municipal Corporation
  • Start year: 2008
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: Completed

Cities Involved:16 Indian Cities
(Jammu, Darbhanga, Mysore, Calicut, Aligarh, Delhi, Jamnagar, Lucknow, Kota, Bhilai, Gwalior, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad)

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  • Other Emissions
Inventories
Community inventories

The Kota Municipal Corporation has reported 1 Community emission inventory, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2010, the Stationary energy, Transport and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Kota Municipal Corporation
GHG inventory in 2010
Government operations inventory

The Kota Municipal Corporation has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2010. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2010, the are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Kota Municipal Corporation
GHG inventory in 2010

Mayor Mahesh Vijay
Kota Municipal Corporation, India

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Initiative

Earth Hour City Challenge 2013-2014
Earth Hour City Challenge 2014-2015
Earth Hour City Challenge 2015-2016
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