Appointed consultant, Jones Lang La Salle, key officials from the civic body, industry and general public representatives put forward their suggestions on the smart city development plan; the focus seemed on inclusive development, while keeping the heritage culture intact.
The suggestions pooled from key officials and public representatives, called for a need from better transport system, improved core infrastructure and addressing some of the basic needs. Coimbatore is one of the 12 cities selected from the state of Tamil Nadu.
In a unique work model, the Madurai civic body has asked its residents to cast vote for prioritising seven of its shortlisted Smart City proposals.
Experts and layman - all join hands to get maximum ideas, suggestions to prepare a Smart City plan for Pune.
As the smart grid, renewable energy and distributed generation force major changes in the energy industry, electric utilities are often left holding the bag: old power plants that are no longer competitive in the energy market. Learn how Italy's Enel is working to transform its old, unproductive power plants into community assets.
San Francisco and New York City won Harvard’s 2015 Innovation in American Government Award for their innovative approaches to dealing with major social problems that cities most everywhere face. Read the story to find out if their solutions to criminal recidivism and citizen engagement could work for your city.
Cities and government agencies that have adopted a more pioneering attitude are gaining economic benefits, among others. Learn how four leaders say they developed the courage to take the first step.
The Centre in its guidelines for the Smart Cities proposals (SCPs) has laid some of the key and essential features to be incorporated while preparing the all-important document for the Smart Cities challenge. Read out to find the summarised requirement for the SCPs.
Oulgaret Municipality has thorwn an open invitation to the local people to participate in a week long discussion-cum-consultation programme starting next Monday till 28 September, 2015 in order to draw a detailed plan for the Smart City proposal.
When we think of investments, we usually think of money. But a growing number of cities are finding that finances may only be the second most important part of their smart cities initiatives. Find out why.