For 1.5-year-old Delhi-based startup GetMyParking, the government’s 100 Smart Cities project is a mouth-watering business opportunity.
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With over 52.32 lakh km of roads, India has one of the largest road networks in the world. It comprises National Highways (100,275 km), expressways (200 km), state highways
With growing industrial development and increasing population, the role of railways in transportation is going to be crucial in the coming years.
Potable water is not available in plenty and is increasingly becoming scarce in nature. More energy is required to pump water across long distances and from deeper depth in the ground.
The Government of Maharashtra in association with Elets Technomedia Pvt Ltd is organising a summit on Smart and Sustainable cities in Nagpur on 7th and 8th April.
Digital India initiatives and schemes by the government like Aadhaar, digital lockers and computerisation of land records, are gaining momentum in the country and playing a major role in the smart cities mission.
Seven major cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, have been given Rs 226 crore for augmenting infrastructure for surveillance, Union Minister Hansraj Ahir said today.
Apart from the budgetary allocation for Smart City Mission, India requires a clear vision and well-conceived roadmap for the safety of the cities, with a focus on improving surveillance system and other tracking parameters.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir has said the role of data and IT, especially video surveillance in enhancing security has become vital.
With France proposing to develop Nagpur, Chandigarh, and Puducherry as Smart Cities, they could evolve under a common urban model. With the Smart Cities mission well under way, get ready for a slice of Paris in India! Three cities—Chandigarh, Puducherry and Nagpur—have attracted interest from the French who have proposed developing them as Smart Cities. Strong on aesthetics as well as energy conservation, the French model of development would also focus on the user at the centre of development.