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Projects worth Rs 600 million are under DPR phase in Ujjain

Despite being selected in round two of the Smart Cities Mission, Ujjain has been able to bid out 42 out of its 43 listed projects. Of the 42 tendered projects, 13 projects worth Rs 1.62 billion (8.68 per cent of the total smart city projects) have already been completed.

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Wayfinding – the only way forward

Fri, 2015-12-18 12:37 -- SCC India Staff
12/29/2015

How many times have you missed an exit on an expressway and cursed under your breath? It is not only the frustration of missing an appointment but the loss of fuel and the unnecessary emission that adds to the already foul air. In urban settings, wayfinding specialists develop signage and information systems for both, pedestrians and motorists, who have unique challenges navigating streets and roadways. These information systems help people develop “mental maps” of the terrain and simplify their routes to the extent possible.

Network is Knowledge – Knowledge is Network

Mon, 2015-12-07 14:44 -- SCC India Staff
12/07/2015

"It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed." - Charles Darwin
Data-is second nature to technology. The information, available and critical when collected & processed, for collaboration can work wonders towards a “mutual-symbiotic” future. Has been the evolutionary theory of our world- as we know it today.

Hear HUD Secretary Julian Castro

Find out what message Julian Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio, Texas and now Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, has for cities. He's one of the featured speakers at Smart Cities Week, Sept. 15-17 in Washington, D.C. The conference is sold out, but we'll post updates on this site and you can follow the action on Twitter at #smartcitiesweekDC

School District Cuts Energy Costs with Cloud Computing

Wed, 2015-08-19 07:08 -- SCC Staff
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When a Massachusetts school district consolidated its summer school operations into one building officials were worried about sky high energy prices. But Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform enabled them to manage their heating and cooling equipment and cut costs. Learn more in this case study.

Smart Buildings Summit 2015 in Mumbai

Smart Cities Council India is supporting the Smart Buildings Summit 2015 being hosted by the ASAPP Media Information Group in Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai on August 21st, 2015. Smart buildings are those where information technology is used to integrate all aspects of the building, like lighting, comfort and security, and provide an enhanced living experience for the occupants. Smart buildings are an inevitable component of smart cities as they a go a long way in improving the quality of life of the citizens, which, in turn, is the crux of smart city creation.

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