As India progresses towards building Smart Cities, we at Smart Cities Council India spoke to Jatin Singh, CEO, of India's first private weather forecasting company – Skymet, about the tools required for good weather forecasting and action plan in case of any natural disaster.
The Municipal Commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal shares his vision of a clean and green city with additional pro-citizen features in the next three years, while Mangaluru is working towards a economic growth model by forming an alliance between all key stakeholders.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Friday signed an agreement with the West Bengal government to build four smart cities in the state.
Find out about the challenges faced by Larsen & Toubro, one of the main contractor, for mordenising a fully operational Mumbai international airport. Also read to know about the design features and technologies used.
The government has approved the action plans under the Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) for eight cities for an estimated consideration of Rs 450 crore.
The answer to the above question is an emphatic YES! Read to find out at what scale will the jobs be created and in which sectors...
Some may wonder about a global payments and technology company becoming heavily involved in the smart cities initiative, but MasterCard most certainly has. Read the story for a MasterCard official’s view of the company’s role in smart cities. Hint: It has a lot to do with data.
The Urban Development ministry has approved action plans for a total of 143 projects, with major funds diverted towards sewerage projects. The other area of focus has been improving water supply in these cities.
The construction work has started for Navyug Housing and Commercial Project in Allahabad, which is billed as the state's first smart city project in the greenfield category.
The CII, USTDA, Australian and Japan Council have expressed interest in developing various cities in Andhra Pradesh as smart cities.