India launches LAP and TPS to fast track smart cities progress

To fast track the resolution of area based infrastructure issues, the union housing and urban affairs ministry launched the Local Area Plan (LAP) and Town Plan Schemes (TPS) for 25 smart cities in the country, under which the ministry will provide Rs 2 crore as central assistance to every city for planned urban expansion.

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Andhra Pradesh Eco Cities Seminar

The Andhra Pradesh government is rolling out a new tender for Eco Cities in their state. They are looking to build 5 construction cities in Visakhapatnam, Amaravati, Kurnool, Krishnapatnam region, Donakonda (exclusively for Manufacturing). They see this as a tool to remove barriers to facilitate and accelerate growth in the state.

Mr. Prakash Gaur, CEO of the AP Urban Infrastructure Asset Management Ltd, and his team will be coming to Mumbai on Monday 23rd July from 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM to discuss this tender with our partners and the opportunity it presents.

They will also be discussing a different smart cities opportunity in Eluru

Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley

Building on the success of the Smart Cities Council’s annual conference held each fall in Washington, D.C., Smart Cities Week® Silicon Valley honors the region’s focus on innovation – with an interactive and intimate program tailored to meet the needs of cities in Western North America and the companies helping them prepare for what’s coming next.
Focused on the next generation of smart cities, this conference will bring together city leaders and technology innovators to envision the city of tomorrow.

Join us for a unique chance to discuss how cities are leading the way in next-generation transportation, artificial intelligence and analytics, digital payments and citizen services, compassionate cities and other topics.

See how India’s smartest conclave in Telangana is shaping up at Smart Urbanation

12/28/2017

With all the glitter and shine, India’s newly found tech hub, Telangana, is all set to host the country’s smartest conclave ever—SMART URBANATION—from March 22 to 23, 2018 in Hyderabad. What’s more! The conclave is backed by India’s original tech-giant State, Karnataka and organized by the Smart Cities Council India (SCC).

Water and Wastewater

Few people need to be reminded of water’s importance. Along with energy, it is essential for everyday life. Water provides sustenance, supports industry and irrigates fields. But city administrations are struggling to meet rising demand from growing populations while contending with issues such as water quality, flooding, drought and aging infrastructure.

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