Modi launches property card scheme to aid rural households

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a property card scheme on Sunday that he vowed would provide clarity of property rights in villages and enable farmers to use their property as collateral for loans from financial institutions.

Two-thirds of India’s population lives in rural areas, where few possess proper land records and property disputes are common.

“This is a historic effort towards rural transformation,” Modi said in a webcast speech while launching the programme.

The government plans to use drone technology to map land parcels in rural areas and cover some 620,000 villages over the next four years, Modi said.

“Despite owning houses, people were facing multiple problems while borrowing from banks. These people can now borrow very easily from banks after showing property cards issued under ownership scheme,” Modi said.

An initial batch of 100,000 people from over 750 villages across six states will begin to receive

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Pure Harvest Corporate Group Announces the Acquisition of Solar Cultivation Technologies Assets and Intellectual Property

Denver, CO – ( NewMediaWire ) – October 09, 2020 – Pure Harvest Corporate Group, Inc. (OTC: PHCG), an emerging cannabis and hemp-CBD holding company, is pleased to announce it has acquired all of the assets of Solar Cultivation Technologies, Inc. (“SCT”), a Denver-based solar company focused on bringing solar to the cannabis industry in an effort to minimize the industry’s carbon footprint. This acquisition will allow PHCG to implement SCT’s solar, storage, and intelligent distribution technology throughout its operations in addition to providing these technologies to other operators in the cannabis industry.

“We are extremely excited to acquire SCT’s assets and technology and are confident that this acquisition will position PHCG to become an environmental leader within the cannabis space,” said Matthew Gregarek, CEO of Pure Harvest Corporate Group. “We understand that the industry’s carbon footprint is a tremendous issue and we believe that we now have the tools

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University of Nottingham Ningbo China Scholar Earns Patent for Intellectual Property Protection in 3D Printing

Hing Kai Chan, Professor of Operations Management at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), and his team recently gained authorisation from the National Intellectual Property Office for the patent “Digital watermarking method for 3D printing models”. The new patent tracks and protects intellectual property in 3D printing.

“The toughest problem in 3D printing is not technology, but the protection of intellectual property,” Professor Chan introduces. At present, the anti-counterfeiting of 3D printing model is mainly achieved by embedding digital watermark into triangular mesh data, but not all the model files are in triangular mesh format, and the embedded digital watermark may be lost in printing and manufacturing.

The model invented by Professor Chan’s team uses the algorithm to transform the 3D spatial matrix similarity problem into 2D image matching problem with high accuracy in the detection result. Moreover, the digital watermark is almost invisible to the naked eye, which

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Insight: Decoding Property Technology – Metropolis

A/O Proptech, a venture capital firm that launched this past February, works with companies seeking to transform real estate through technology. Among the start-ups it has invested in is London-based Bricklane, which makes it easier to put money into real estate. Other investments include Fornova, a data tool for hotels, and Plentific, a property management platform. Courtesy Bricklane

During the lockdown implemented to combat COVID-19, many Americans immediately began to take stock of their essentials. While toilet paper and hand sanitizer were the items widely covered by the media, one study found that most Americans—53 percent—also added internet access to that list.

For the select subset of the country fortunate enough to transition their job to a remote setting, internet, specifically a high-speed connection, became a crucial part of their day-to-day lives. As society identifies essential items to determine priorities for reopening and reentry, technology is key because it’s a

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Global Property Management Software Market- Actionable Research on COVID-19 |Technavio

Awareness of Property Management Software will drive the Market Growth during the Forecast Period

The property management software market is expected to register a CAGR of almost 5% during 2020-2024, as per the latest research report by Technavio. The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.

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Due to the extensive spread of the virus across the globe, the Information Technology industry is anticipated to have a Mixed impact. The property management software market will showcase a Positive impact during

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Nanostructures with a unique property — ScienceDaily

Nanoscale vortices known as skyrmions can be created in many magnetic materials. For the first time, researchers at PSI have managed to create and identify antiferromagnetic skyrmions with a unique property: critical elements inside them are arranged in opposing directions. Scientists have succeeded in visualising this phenomenon using neutron scattering. Their discovery is a major step towards developing potential new applications, such as more efficient computers. The results of the research are published today in the journal Nature.

Whether a material is magnetic depends on the spins of its atoms. The best way to think of spins is as minute bar magnets. In a crystal structure where the atoms have fixed positions in a lattice, these spins can be arranged in criss-cross fashion or aligned all in parallel like the spears of a Roman legion, depending on the individual material and its state.

Under certain conditions it is possible

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How Can Property Owners Choose The Best Solutions For Both Today And The Future?

Thermal imaging cameras, UVC sterilizing wands, smart HVAC systems, upgraded conference room audiovisual tools: The coronavirus has inspired developers and property owners to invest in a host of new technologies to keep their tenants safe.

But all this technology comes at a price, and it’s likely not in any owner’s budget to invest in it all. Also, these solutions are not one-size-fits-all, and what’s right for one building may not work for the tenants in another. So how can property owners determine what tools are right for them?

“No one knows how long this is going to last. It could be a six-month problem or a six-year problem,” said Ken Wilkinson, founder and managing partner of Layer 10 Consulting, a Denver-based workspace technology consultancy. “This is why building owners need to make sure they are investing in technology that will not only be valuable to their properties now, but long

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