India's 2015-2016 Union Budget stayed away from using the term smart cities, unlike the one in 2014-2015 which made special mention. But that doesn’t imply that the Indian government has lost interest in a smarter country. Pratap Padode explains why.
While India continues to work on its vision of 100 smart cities, a new report already suggests the 20 most promising cities to make that transformation in the next phase. Click for an update on the evolving India smart city scene, including some of the companies planning to help make the vision reality.
India is opening the flood gates, allowing a long string of partners and consultants in to help achieve its ambitious smart cities goals. Find out how the work is progressing (and who may be left behind).
One of the questions remaining about India’s ambitious plan to have 100 smart cities is where the money will come from to develop them. Find out how investors may play a key role.
Smart cities are going to need plenty of technology professionals. Two new studies take a crack at which cities are doing the best job attracting them. (Hint: Bangalore, India tops one list. And as London's mayor tells it, his region is experiencing a "technological zeitgeist.") Learn more at the site.
All departments in the city of Palava -- a planned smart city in urban India -- will work together and share information with citizens. That’s because the developer is planning decades ahead, and embedding smart elements in the city's design and infrastructure.
The new government in India is keen on infrastructure development and modernization. It also wants to build 100 new smart cities.
Bangalore, India's population has swelled from 5.4 million in 2000 to over 10 million today, putting a huge strain on the city's water system. Read how Bangalore, with help from Council Lead Partner IBM, is solving its problem with smart technology.
Recognizing the stress most police officers suffer and how it can lead to serious illness, officers and their families in Bharuch, India will be issued smart health cards that use Quick Response code technology. Click for the details.
India will have to accommodate another 700 million city dwellers over the next 20 years, which has led its government to announce plans to set up two smart cities in every state.