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Inclusivity in Cities During CoVID 19. New Delhi: Leewadists and National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2020.

COVID-19 is not over yet, but the cities are slowly opening up. However, when most of the world was under a massive lockdown, many hidden layers surfaced - are our cities truly inclusive even when not fighting a pandemic? Do our cities consider the diversity in population while building their...

Inclusivity in Cities During CoVID 19. New Delhi: Leewadists and National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2020.
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COVID-19 is not over yet, but the cities are slowly opening up. However, when most of the world was under a massive lockdown, many hidden layers surfaced - are our cities truly inclusive even when not fighting a pandemic? Do our cities consider the diversity in population while building their...

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An Innovative Approach to Capacity Building. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2020.

The "International Day of Person with Disability" is an annual observance on the 3rd of December, proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The Day's observance aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights,...

An Innovative Approach to Capacity Building. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2020.
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The "International Day of Person with Disability" is an annual observance on the 3rd of December, proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The Day's observance aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights,...

Research Article
Mishra, H.M.. Urban Polity Under the Clout of Corona: The Policy Responses. Bhopal, 2020.

The COVID-19 crisis that has hit the whole of humanity and its impact is unprecedented in terms of scale, spread and spill having a far-reaching effect on the well-being of the population. The pandemic brought the entire nation to a halt leaving the government with no option other than a...

Research Article

The COVID-19 crisis that has hit the whole of humanity and its impact is unprecedented in terms of scale, spread and spill having a far-reaching effect on the well-being of the population. The pandemic brought the entire nation to a halt leaving the government with no option other than a...

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Back to the City. New Delhi: GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH), 2020.

Back to the City. New Delhi: GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH), 2020.
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Creating accessible parks and play spaces: A how-to guide for Indian cities

With growing urban stresses and hurried everyday lifestyles, play becomes a critical way for children to develop their imagination, dexterity, and physical, cognitive, and emotional strength. Very young children start engaging actively with the built environment in places where they live, learn...

Creating accessible parks and play spaces: A how-to guide for Indian cities. New Delhi: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2019.

With growing urban stresses and hurried everyday lifestyles, play becomes a critical way for children to develop their imagination, dexterity, and physical, cognitive, and emotional strength. Very young children start engaging actively with the built environment in places where they live, learn...

Status of children in urban India
Status of Children in Urban India: Baseline Study 2018., 2019.

The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), a premier institute for research, capacity building and dissemination of knowledge in the urban sector in India, has partnered with Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF), a private grant making foundation based in the Netherlands, to build Child...

Status of children in urban India

The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), a premier institute for research, capacity building and dissemination of knowledge in the urban sector in India, has partnered with Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF), a private grant making foundation based in the Netherlands, to build Child...

Children in the Vision of India
Children in the Urban Vision of India., 2019.

This document has been prepared by the “Child Friendly Smart Cities” initiative to undertake a fast track review of current urban programs being implemented in India and how they are facilitating the cities to be more focused on the needs of children. These children constitute a signifi cant...

Children in the Vision of India

This document has been prepared by the “Child Friendly Smart Cities” initiative to undertake a fast track review of current urban programs being implemented in India and how they are facilitating the cities to be more focused on the needs of children. These children constitute a signifi cant...

Handbook of Global Practices on Place Making for Children
Urban Places: Handbook of Global Practices on Place Making for Children., 2019.

Place matters: Handbook of global best practices on place making for children is designed to be a step towards learning from small-scale yet impactful initiatives from across the globe. The book documents real-time global examples and acknowledge the initiatives that have contributed towards...

Handbook of Global Practices on Place Making for Children

Place matters: Handbook of global best practices on place making for children is designed to be a step towards learning from small-scale yet impactful initiatives from across the globe. The book documents real-time global examples and acknowledge the initiatives that have contributed towards...

Child in the City: Comic Strip
Child in the city: Everyday encounters of Ryan, Piku, Tina, Neel, Aamna, Zoro who are all 3 year olds and Chutki who is 3 months old.., 2019.

LIVE . PLAY . LEARN . MOVE
This collection of comic strips is a representation of everyday encounters and experiences of young children in cities associated with their ‘live’, ‘play’, ‘learn’ environments and how they ‘move’ from one to the other.
These encounters are shaped by the...

Child in the City: Comic Strip

LIVE . PLAY . LEARN . MOVE
This collection of comic strips is a representation of everyday encounters and experiences of young children in cities associated with their ‘live’, ‘play’, ‘learn’ environments and how they ‘move’ from one to the other.
These encounters are shaped by the...

Children in the Urban Vision of India
Children in the Urban Vision of India., 2019.

This study reviews the national urban missions of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and Swachh Bharat Mission), analyzing the mission guidelines and implementation processes that have helped nudge cities towards becoming child friendly...

Children in the Urban Vision of India

This study reviews the national urban missions of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and Swachh Bharat Mission), analyzing the mission guidelines and implementation processes that have helped nudge cities towards becoming child friendly...

Place Matters-Handbook of Global Best Practices on Place Making For Children
Place Matters-Handbook of Global Best Practices on Place Making For Children In Handbook of Global Best Practices on Place Making For Children., 2019.

The second in the series, the study brings together a carefully chosen collection of case studies that demonstrate the powerful positive impact of well-designed built space for children, specifically lovingly and sensitively designed ‘nodes of interest’ where children live, play and learn. The...

Place Matters-Handbook of Global Best Practices on Place Making For Children In Handbook of Global Best Practices on Place Making For Children., 2019.
Place Matters-Handbook of Global Best Practices on Place Making For Children

The second in the series, the study brings together a carefully chosen collection of case studies that demonstrate the powerful positive impact of well-designed built space for children, specifically lovingly and sensitively designed ‘nodes of interest’ where children live, play and learn. The...

Re-imagining Urban Childhoods: Collective thinking on ‘Child Friendly Cities’

Thriving and happy children are indicators of a healthy and sustainable society with high levels of well-being. Children form an understanding of their environment through everyday discoveries and encounters in the park, at school, during a stroll in a neighbourhood street or imagining and...

Thriving and happy children are indicators of a healthy and sustainable society with high levels of well-being. Children form an understanding of their environment through everyday discoveries and encounters in the park, at school, during a stroll in a neighbourhood street or imagining and...

Report
Mathur, O.P.. Cities and The Sustainable Development Goal 11, Edited by Abbas Haider Naqvi, Akanksha Laroiya and Sai V Samyukta. New Delhi: Institute of Social Sciences, 2019.

The report on Cities and Sustainable Development Goal 11 is a detailed study on the Sustainable Development Goal 11 of making cities sustainable and inclusive. The report fulfills two purposes:

(i) To establish a methodology for assessing sustainable urbanisation – Goal 11 –...

Mathur, O.P.. Cities and The Sustainable Development Goal 11, Edited by Abbas Haider Naqvi, Akanksha Laroiya and Sai V Samyukta. New Delhi: Institute of Social Sciences, 2019.
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The report on Cities and Sustainable Development Goal 11 is a detailed study on the Sustainable Development Goal 11 of making cities sustainable and inclusive. The report fulfills two purposes:

(i) To establish a methodology for assessing sustainable urbanisation – Goal 11 –...

SCM Presentation
Presentation to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

This presentation to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development by MInistry of Housing and Urban Affairs had the following outline

Planning
 Mission Strategy
 Selection Process
 Financial Landscape
 Timeline for Completion
 Recent...

Presentation to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
SCM Presentation

This presentation to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Urban Development by MInistry of Housing and Urban Affairs had the following outline

Planning
 Mission Strategy
 Selection Process
 Financial Landscape
 Timeline for Completion
 Recent...

Sweden Feasibility
Sweden Nagar Sustainable Urban Regeneration For The Future. Smart City Sweden India Group, 2018.

Sustainable cities and infrastructure is crucial to tackling the three central challenges facing the global community: reigniting growth, delivering on the Global Goals, and reducing climate change risk in line with the Paris Agreement. Transformative change is needed now in how we build our...

Sweden Nagar Sustainable Urban Regeneration For The Future. Smart City Sweden India Group, 2018.
Sweden Feasibility

Sustainable cities and infrastructure is crucial to tackling the three central challenges facing the global community: reigniting growth, delivering on the Global Goals, and reducing climate change risk in line with the Paris Agreement. Transformative change is needed now in how we build our...

Rethink the City: New Approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges

How do you plan future cities? Explore alternative theories and innovative solutions for urban challenges in the global south.

You’ll learn about today’s urban challenges focusing on developing countries, referred to as the global south. We will debate the benefits of three pathways,...

How do you plan future cities? Explore alternative theories and innovative solutions for urban challenges in the global south.

You’ll learn about today’s urban challenges focusing on developing countries, referred to as the global south. We will debate the benefits of three pathways,...

Sustainability Science – A Key Concept for Future Design (Self Paced)

Sustainability is indispensable for the future of humankind. Sustainability science has emerged as an effort to tackle the complex problems the world is facing today. Lecturers from different disciplines provide a holistic overview of key issues in sustainability including industrial pollution,...

Sustainability is indispensable for the future of humankind. Sustainability science has emerged as an effort to tackle the complex problems the world is facing today. Lecturers from different disciplines provide a holistic overview of key issues in sustainability including industrial pollution,...

Introduction to Urban Geo-Informatics

Where does geographical data come from?
How do we monitor our environment?
How do we navigate with our phones?
What is happening beneath our feet?

These are just some of the questions that crop up every so often as we wander...

Where does geographical data come from?
How do we monitor our environment?
How do we navigate with our phones?
What is happening beneath our feet?

These are just some of the questions that crop up every so often as we wander...

Introduction to Land Management (Self Paced)

Gain insights into the complex nature of land management and learn about terms, tasks and challenges related to our land.

Have you ever asked yourself what role land plays in front of demographic change, globalization or climate change?

Did you ever consider the connectivity...

Gain insights into the complex nature of land management and learn about terms, tasks and challenges related to our land.

Have you ever asked yourself what role land plays in front of demographic change, globalization or climate change?

Did you ever consider the connectivity...

urban jungles
Baviskar, Amita. Urban Jungles In Wilderness, Parks and Their Publics in Delhi. Economic and Political Weekly, 2018.

In an exploration of the processes through which urban India acquires or loses green spaces, this article examines how parks and urban publics are mutually constituted in Delhi. Social change has led to a re-imagination of cultural meanings and modes of ecological management. Ecological change,...

Baviskar, Amita. Urban Jungles In Wilderness, Parks and Their Publics in Delhi. Economic and Political Weekly, 2018.
urban jungles

In an exploration of the processes through which urban India acquires or loses green spaces, this article examines how parks and urban publics are mutually constituted in Delhi. Social change has led to a re-imagination of cultural meanings and modes of ecological management. Ecological change,...

Census towns
Glover, William J.. Living in a Category: A History of India’s ‘Census Town’ Problem from Colonial Punjab. Economic and Political Weekly, 2018.

The 2011 Census revealed that the most dynamic sector of urban growth in India is taking shape within rural institutions, given the unprecedented growth of “census towns.” The long-term difficulty in India of finding an appropriate term and mode of governance for rural areas that are also urban...

Census towns

The 2011 Census revealed that the most dynamic sector of urban growth in India is taking shape within rural institutions, given the unprecedented growth of “census towns.” The long-term difficulty in India of finding an appropriate term and mode of governance for rural areas that are also urban...

Advisory on Disability friendly infrastructure
Advisory No. 11: Strategy for ensuring Universal Access IT systems to empower citizens with disability to access these systems with ease. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

The objective of Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is to improve the quality of life of citizens living in cities in an inclusive way. Hence it is imperative that all the projects taken up under the Area Based Development and Pan city Smart Solutions should be disabled friendly. Many cities have...

Advisory on Disability friendly infrastructure

The objective of Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is to improve the quality of life of citizens living in cities in an inclusive way. Hence it is imperative that all the projects taken up under the Area Based Development and Pan city Smart Solutions should be disabled friendly. Many cities have...

Smart City Proposal Silvassa
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The Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Silvassa. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

‘Silvassa - A vibrant growth centre that offers an optimal balance between industrial prosperity and quality of life, while promoting its rich tribal heritage.’ By leveraging its strategically located industrial zone, dense city core, iconic riverfront and rich tribal legacy as key strengths,...

The Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Silvassa. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
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Silvassa Annexure

‘Silvassa - A vibrant growth centre that offers an optimal balance between industrial prosperity and quality of life, while promoting its rich tribal heritage.’ By leveraging its strategically located industrial zone, dense city core, iconic riverfront and rich tribal legacy as key strengths,...

SCP Erode
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SCP Erode_Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Erode. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

CITY VISION To transform Erode in to a model eco-friendly city with liveability and sustainability as the main pillars of growth using it's intrinsic strength of being a business destination for Agro based and Textiles Industrial hub.

Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Erode. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
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SCP Erode_Annexure

CITY VISION To transform Erode in to a model eco-friendly city with liveability and sustainability as the main pillars of growth using it's intrinsic strength of being a business destination for Agro based and Textiles Industrial hub.

SCP Diu
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SCP Annexure DIU
Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Diu. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

The strategic focus and blueprint for the Smart City Proposal is built on these 3 focus areasnamely, the TOURSIM INDUSTRY (economy), THE LOCAL COMMUNITY (society), & THE NATURAL ECOLOGY (environment)

Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Diu. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
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SCP Annexure DIU

The strategic focus and blueprint for the Smart City Proposal is built on these 3 focus areasnamely, the TOURSIM INDUSTRY (economy), THE LOCAL COMMUNITY (society), & THE NATURAL ECOLOGY (environment)

SCP Biharsharif
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SCP Annexure Biharshariff
Corporation, Biharshariff Municipal. Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal BiharShariff. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

Collective Vision emerged from Citizens of Bihar Sharif - “By 2027, Biharsharif aspires to become leading processing and trading hub of agro-based products; and one of the most liveable cities in the state, taking pride in nurturing its natural and cultural heritage”

Corporation, Biharshariff Municipal. Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal BiharShariff. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
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SCP Annexure Biharshariff

Collective Vision emerged from Citizens of Bihar Sharif - “By 2027, Biharsharif aspires to become leading processing and trading hub of agro-based products; and one of the most liveable cities in the state, taking pride in nurturing its natural and cultural heritage”

SCP Bareilly
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SCP Bareilly Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Bareilly. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

The vision for Bareilly Smart City is evolved on the basis of reconnaissance survey of city, citizen’s suggestions & discussion with public representatives, civil society organizations and the bureaucrats keeping in mind the aspirations of all the interested parties and holistic development...

Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Bareilly. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
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SCP Bareilly Annexure

The vision for Bareilly Smart City is evolved on the basis of reconnaissance survey of city, citizen’s suggestions & discussion with public representatives, civil society organizations and the bureaucrats keeping in mind the aspirations of all the interested parties and holistic development...

SCP_Itanagar
Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Itanagar. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

Itanagar aspires to be the most livable and economically vibrant city in the North East. It envisages to promote high quality of living and happiness to its citizen and visitors by providing modern infrastructure and smart governance to everyone using technology. The strategic blueprint thereby...

Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Itanagar. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
SCP_Itanagar

Itanagar aspires to be the most livable and economically vibrant city in the North East. It envisages to promote high quality of living and happiness to its citizen and visitors by providing modern infrastructure and smart governance to everyone using technology. The strategic blueprint thereby...

SCP Moradabad
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Annexure Moradabad
Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Moradabad. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

City vision and goals emerge from city profile, SWOT analysis, citizen aspirations, expert consultations and different representatives of industries and society. VISION - Transform “Peetal Nagri” into a sustainable growth center and livable city. Sustainable Growth Center: Moradabad, popularly...

Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Moradabad. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
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Annexure Moradabad

City vision and goals emerge from city profile, SWOT analysis, citizen aspirations, expert consultations and different representatives of industries and society. VISION - Transform “Peetal Nagri” into a sustainable growth center and livable city. Sustainable Growth Center: Moradabad, popularly...

SCP Saharnpur
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Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Saharanpur. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

VISION – “Saharanpur envisions to improve quality of life and leverage economies of Wooden Handicraft & Agro Industries”. The vision statement emerged from an extensive engagement with citizens, representatives of various public groups such as Senior Citizens' Association, women's...

Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Saharanpur. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
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SCP_ Saharnpur_Annexure

VISION – “Saharanpur envisions to improve quality of life and leverage economies of Wooden Handicraft & Agro Industries”. The vision statement emerged from an extensive engagement with citizens, representatives of various public groups such as Senior Citizens' Association, women's...

OM Smart Cities Round 4
OM: Selection of Cities in Round 4 of the Smart City All India Challenge. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.

The Competent Authority has approved the list of top 9 cities (Annexure I) for implementation of proposals sent by the potential Smart Cities in Round 4 of Smart City All India Challenge process. With these selections, 99 smart cities have been selected across all States/UTs other than Meghalaya...

OM: Selection of Cities in Round 4 of the Smart City All India Challenge. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2018.
OM Smart Cities Round 4

The Competent Authority has approved the list of top 9 cities (Annexure I) for implementation of proposals sent by the potential Smart Cities in Round 4 of Smart City All India Challenge process. With these selections, 99 smart cities have been selected across all States/UTs other than Meghalaya...

Global Opportunities
Global Opportunity Report 2017. United Nations Global Compact, 2018.

The solution-focused report — the fourth in its series — offers 10 new markets which could help get these Global Goals back on track, such as blockchain-based land rights for Goal 10 and energy-efficient cooling for Goal 13. The report aims to demonstrate how global sustainability challenges and...

Global Opportunity Report 2017. United Nations Global Compact, 2018.
Global Opportunities

The solution-focused report — the fourth in its series — offers 10 new markets which could help get these Global Goals back on track, such as blockchain-based land rights for Goal 10 and energy-efficient cooling for Goal 13. The report aims to demonstrate how global sustainability challenges and...

Street Design Guidelines
Urban Street Design Guidelines Pune. Pune Municipal Corporation, 2018.

Urban street design guidelines for Pune' as a new policy document which puts place and people before the movement of vehicles. It emphasizes on the concept of 'equitable allocation of street space' which is also one of the key principles outlined in the National Urban Transport Policy.

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Urban Street Design Guidelines Pune. Pune Municipal Corporation, 2018.
Street Design Guidelines

Urban street design guidelines for Pune' as a new policy document which puts place and people before the movement of vehicles. It emphasizes on the concept of 'equitable allocation of street space' which is also one of the key principles outlined in the National Urban Transport Policy.

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Pune Smart CIty
Reimagining Pune: Mission Smart Cities., 2018.

Understanding Pune was critical before any initiative of this scale was undertaken across the city. Pune undertook one of the most extensive desk research and citizen engagement exercise to get a sense of real priorities.
 

Pune Smart CIty

Understanding Pune was critical before any initiative of this scale was undertaken across the city. Pune undertook one of the most extensive desk research and citizen engagement exercise to get a sense of real priorities.
 

Success stories Ahmedabad
Success stories of Ahmedabad Smart City. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, 2018.

This brochure presents the work being done, achievements and the changes that aren ow visible in Ahmedabad under smart Cities Mission

Success stories of Ahmedabad Smart City. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, 2018.
Success stories Ahmedabad

This brochure presents the work being done, achievements and the changes that aren ow visible in Ahmedabad under smart Cities Mission

Ahmedabad Smart City
Smart City Ahmedabad, Newsletter. Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited, 2018.

This nesletters gives Highlights of Ahmedabad Smart city Projects.

Smart City Ahmedabad, Newsletter. Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited, 2018.
Ahmedabad Smart City

This nesletters gives Highlights of Ahmedabad Smart city Projects.

Pune SCM
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Pune Towards Smart City., 2018.

Pune Smart City has complied 3 volumes compiling the status before Smart City Program intervention, in different sectors where the Municipal Corporation functions. It further gives the interventions and theri impacts through these interventions.

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Pune SCM

Pune Smart City has complied 3 volumes compiling the status before Smart City Program intervention, in different sectors where the Municipal Corporation functions. It further gives the interventions and theri impacts through these interventions.

Urban update
Vaidya, Chetan, and Hitesh Vaidya. Urban Local Bodies and SDG's in India. Urban Update, 2018.

The United Nations adopted sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There are 17 SDGs with 169 targets. They place the principles of ‘leave no one behind’. Most SDGs have targets that are functions of local governments. In India, ULBs, which are in the process of preparing the statutory master plan...

Urban update

The United Nations adopted sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). There are 17 SDGs with 169 targets. They place the principles of ‘leave no one behind’. Most SDGs have targets that are functions of local governments. In India, ULBs, which are in the process of preparing the statutory master plan...

Smart City Proposal
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Annexures
Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Kavaratti., 2018.

Kavaratti is an Eco friendly -city co-existing in harmony with nature for nurturing a resilient, clean, green, and healthy environment. Kavaratti is special in its geographical location (strategic location) natural beauty, the lagoon surrounding the island with the beautiful Coral biodiversity...

Smart City Proposal
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Annexures

Kavaratti is an Eco friendly -city co-existing in harmony with nature for nurturing a resilient, clean, green, and healthy environment. Kavaratti is special in its geographical location (strategic location) natural beauty, the lagoon surrounding the island with the beautiful Coral biodiversity...

SCP_Shillong
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Annexures
Smart City Challenge Round 4: Smart City Proposal Shillong., 2018.

Shillong aspires to be the centre of cultural and economic vibrancy, which Meghalaya people proudly identify. The vision for the city would therefore be “to transform Shillong into a cultural and economic hub in Meghalaya with a focus on tourism and culture and to make it a livable, clean, green...

SCP_Shillong
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Annexures

Shillong aspires to be the centre of cultural and economic vibrancy, which Meghalaya people proudly identify. The vision for the city would therefore be “to transform Shillong into a cultural and economic hub in Meghalaya with a focus on tourism and culture and to make it a livable, clean, green...

Urbanization Course Syllabus
Bhaduri, Sanjukkta. City and Metropolitan Planning. School of Planning and Architecture, 2018.

Cities are dynamic entities that is they are constantly growing and developing. Today more than 50% population are urban worldwide and as per future estimates, it would be 66% in 2050. In India, the urban population is expected to double from 32% (2011) to 60% (2050). At present, there are...

Bhaduri, Sanjukkta. City and Metropolitan Planning. School of Planning and Architecture, 2018.
Urbanization Course Syllabus

Cities are dynamic entities that is they are constantly growing and developing. Today more than 50% population are urban worldwide and as per future estimates, it would be 66% in 2050. In India, the urban population is expected to double from 32% (2011) to 60% (2050). At present, there are...

Designing Cities

About this course: Each module in Designing Cities will focus on a different aspect of city design including: How Today’s City Evolved; The Ideas That Shape Cities; Tools for Designing Cities; Making Cities Sustainable; Cities in the Information Age; Preserving Older Cities;...

About this course: Each module in Designing Cities will focus on a different aspect of city design including: How Today’s City Evolved; The Ideas That Shape Cities; Tools for Designing Cities; Making Cities Sustainable; Cities in the Information Age; Preserving Older Cities;...

women and landtitles
Women’s Land Title Ownership and Empowerment: Evidence from India. Asian Development Bank, 2018.

The 2005 Hindu Succession Act was legislated to protect women’s rights to an equal share in ancestral property, including land. A unique rural household survey in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, and West Bengal was conducted, in which both enumerators for interviews and participants of the...

women and landtitles

The 2005 Hindu Succession Act was legislated to protect women’s rights to an equal share in ancestral property, including land. A unique rural household survey in Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, and West Bengal was conducted, in which both enumerators for interviews and participants of the...

Compendium
Hudco Awards for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment. Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), 2018.

HUDCO compendium launched on World Habitat Day, compiles award winning entries in Urban Governance, Housing, Urban Poverty & Infrastructure, Urban Transport, Environmental Managment, ENergy Conservation and Green Building, Sanitation, Urban Design and Regional Planning.

Hudco Awards for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment. Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO), 2018.
Compendium

HUDCO compendium launched on World Habitat Day, compiles award winning entries in Urban Governance, Housing, Urban Poverty & Infrastructure, Urban Transport, Environmental Managment, ENergy Conservation and Green Building, Sanitation, Urban Design and Regional Planning.

Smart City Vadodara - Video 1

The videos provide an insight into the development of Vadodara city under the various urban missions and particularly focuses on the projects undertaken under the Smart Cities Mission.

The videos provide an insight into the development of Vadodara city under the various urban missions and particularly focuses on the projects undertaken under the Smart Cities Mission.

Smart City Vadodara - Video 2

The videos provide an insight into the development of Vadodara city under the various urban missions and particularly focuses on the projects undertaken under the Smart Cities Mission.

The videos provide an insight into the development of Vadodara city under the various urban missions and particularly focuses on the projects undertaken under the Smart Cities Mission.

Report
Kavanaugh, Laura, Laura Kavanaugh, Evgenia Mitroliou, Thiago Soares Barbizan, and Victoria Vital Estrada. Resilient Cities Report 2017: Tracking local progress on the resilience targets of SDG 11 In 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation 4 - 6 May 2017. ICLEI, 2017.

Based on the proceedings of the 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation 4 - 6 May 2017 | Bonn, Germany.

Resilient Cities is the annual global forum on urban resilience and adaptation convened in Bonn, Germany. The congress series provides an international platform to share the...

Report

Based on the proceedings of the 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation 4 - 6 May 2017 | Bonn, Germany.

Resilient Cities is the annual global forum on urban resilience and adaptation convened in Bonn, Germany. The congress series provides an international platform to share the...

Smart City Ranchi Projects
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Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate Smart City Projects at Ranchi
Ranchi Smart City inaugurated by Honorable Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu., 2017.

Inauguration of Ranchi Smart City by Honorable Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu alongwith the laying of the foundation stone for the Urban Civic Centre, Convention Centre, and Jharkhand Urban Planning and Management Institute in the presence of Honorable Governor, Jharkhand, Honarable Chief...

Smart City Ranchi Projects
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Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate Smart City Projects at Ranchi

Inauguration of Ranchi Smart City by Honorable Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu alongwith the laying of the foundation stone for the Urban Civic Centre, Convention Centre, and Jharkhand Urban Planning and Management Institute in the presence of Honorable Governor, Jharkhand, Honarable Chief...

Indo French JWG 2017
Learning From France: Indo-French Working Group on Sustainable Urban Development. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2017.

 

India France Joint Working Group for cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development met in Paris and Marseilles from 5th to 8th September 2017. 

This presentation provides highlights of the key learnings in the following sectors and aprovides a way forward for the JWG...

Learning From France: Indo-French Working Group on Sustainable Urban Development. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2017.
Indo French JWG 2017

 

India France Joint Working Group for cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development met in Paris and Marseilles from 5th to 8th September 2017. 

This presentation provides highlights of the key learnings in the following sectors and aprovides a way forward for the JWG...

How can Indonesia achieve its climate change mitigation goal
Wijaya, Arief, Hanny Chrysolite, Mengpin Ge, Clorinda Kurnia Wibowo, Almo Pradana, Kemen Austin And Utami, and Kemen Austin. How Can Indonesia Achieve Its Climate Change Mitigation Goal? An Analysis of Potential Emissions Reductions from Energy and Land-Use Policies In Working Paper. World Resources Institute, 2017.

Indonesia is one of the world’s largest emitters of greenhouse gases (GHG). For the past two decades, GHG emissions have increased from almost all sectors, such as land-use (defined as land use, land-use change, and forestry including peat fires), energy, agriculture, industry, and waste....

How can Indonesia achieve its climate change mitigation goal

Indonesia is one of the world’s largest emitters of greenhouse gases (GHG). For the past two decades, GHG emissions have increased from almost all sectors, such as land-use (defined as land use, land-use change, and forestry including peat fires), energy, agriculture, industry, and waste....

Office memorandum
OM: Submission of Smart Cities Proposals for Participation in the Next Round of Challenge. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2017.

The OM provides a list of remaining 20 potential Smart Cities which could not qualify/participate in Round 3, have to now participate in the next Round of the competition and submit their revised proposals by 31st October 2017.

OM: Submission of Smart Cities Proposals for Participation in the Next Round of Challenge. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2017.
Office memorandum

The OM provides a list of remaining 20 potential Smart Cities which could not qualify/participate in Round 3, have to now participate in the next Round of the competition and submit their revised proposals by 31st October 2017.

Urban Housing India_WRI
Confronting the Urban Housing Crisis in the Global South: Adequate, Secure, and Affordable Housing. Washington, D.C.: World Resources Institute, 2017.

There is an acute lack of well-located urban housing that is adequate, secure, and affordable. The global affordable housing gap is currently estimated at 330 million urban households and is forecast to grow by more than 30 percent to 440 million households, or 1.6 billion people, by 2025.

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Urban Housing India_WRI

There is an acute lack of well-located urban housing that is adequate, secure, and affordable. The global affordable housing gap is currently estimated at 330 million urban households and is forecast to grow by more than 30 percent to 440 million households, or 1.6 billion people, by 2025.

...

Success Stories From Mission Cities
India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

As we are approaching the 2nd Anniversary of the Smart Cities Mission
(SCM), many of the Lighthouse Cities have succeeded in a wide gamut
of projects/ interventions. The present document captures some of the
important successes being achieved by these cities by way of: (A)...

India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Success Stories From Mission Cities

As we are approaching the 2nd Anniversary of the Smart Cities Mission
(SCM), many of the Lighthouse Cities have succeeded in a wide gamut
of projects/ interventions. The present document captures some of the
important successes being achieved by these cities by way of: (A)...

Bhopal Smart City Proposal: Short Film

This video provides a visual understanding of the Smart City Proposal of Bhopal and the key components therein. 

Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited. Bhopal Smart City Proposal: Short Film. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited, 2017.

This video provides a visual understanding of the Smart City Proposal of Bhopal and the key components therein. 

Transit Oriented Development
TOD Standard. New York: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, 2017.

The TOD Standard is a powerful tool to help shape and assess urban development. It focuses on maximizing the benefits of public transit and non-motorized mobility while placing the emphasis firmly back on the users: people.

The Standard outlines eight core principles of urban design and...

TOD Standard. New York: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, 2017.
Transit Oriented Development

The TOD Standard is a powerful tool to help shape and assess urban development. It focuses on maximizing the benefits of public transit and non-motorized mobility while placing the emphasis firmly back on the users: people.

The Standard outlines eight core principles of urban design and...

Compendium of Best Practices
Compendium of Best Practices of Child Friendly Cities. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), 2017.

The good practices have been collated from a variety of sources, including recommendations from the community of stakeholders working towards our common goal of making the world a better place for children, as well as readings, references from the internet and other leads provided by...

Compendium of Best Practices of Child Friendly Cities. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), 2017.
Compendium of Best Practices

The good practices have been collated from a variety of sources, including recommendations from the community of stakeholders working towards our common goal of making the world a better place for children, as well as readings, references from the internet and other leads provided by...

Smart City Challenge Lessons Learnt
Smart Cities Challenge: Lessons for Building Cities of the Future. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, 2017.

In December 2015, the U. S. Department of Transportation launched the Smart City Challenge, asking mid-sized cities across America to develop ideas for an integrated, first-of-its-kind smart transportation system that would use data, applications, and technology to help people and goods move...

Smart Cities Challenge: Lessons for Building Cities of the Future. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, 2017.
Smart City Challenge Lessons Learnt

In December 2015, the U. S. Department of Transportation launched the Smart City Challenge, asking mid-sized cities across America to develop ideas for an integrated, first-of-its-kind smart transportation system that would use data, applications, and technology to help people and goods move...

All Abilities Children's Park
Concept Design: “All Abilities” Children Park. Visakhapatnam, India: Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL), 2017.

Vizag Smart City, with an aim to enhance social infrastructure for the ABD area and encourage inclusive development, has pioneered the initiative of creating a special park for “kids with special needs” under Smart City project. The adjoining presentation provides key highlights of its...

Concept Design: “All Abilities” Children Park. Visakhapatnam, India: Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL), 2017.
All Abilities Children's Park

Vizag Smart City, with an aim to enhance social infrastructure for the ABD area and encourage inclusive development, has pioneered the initiative of creating a special park for “kids with special needs” under Smart City project. The adjoining presentation provides key highlights of its...

Transforming India 2030
Joshi, Ravikant. "Transforming India 2030 – Financing Strategies for achieving Sustainable Cities." In Conference on Transforming India 2030: Strategies for Sustainable Development Goals., 2017.

With the help of available literature, this research paper attempts to examine critically how India has financed its Cities in the past, how it is currently financing its Cities and how it will be financing its Cities in near future going by past and present trends. Such an examination is...

Joshi, Ravikant. "Transforming India 2030 – Financing Strategies for achieving Sustainable Cities." In Conference on Transforming India 2030: Strategies for Sustainable Development Goals., 2017.
Transforming India 2030

With the help of available literature, this research paper attempts to examine critically how India has financed its Cities in the past, how it is currently financing its Cities and how it will be financing its Cities in near future going by past and present trends. Such an examination is...

Migration
Report of the Working Group on Migration In Report of the Working Group on Migration. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2017.

The thrust of this report is to look at the architecture of laws and schemes at the federal and state levels to ensure that there are no barriers to free voluntary movement of people across the country, no restrictions on them to be fully able to take advantage of the opportunities, wherever...

Report of the Working Group on Migration In Report of the Working Group on Migration. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2017.
Migration

The thrust of this report is to look at the architecture of laws and schemes at the federal and state levels to ensure that there are no barriers to free voluntary movement of people across the country, no restrictions on them to be fully able to take advantage of the opportunities, wherever...

Air quality and planning
Management, Institute of Air Qua, and Environmental Pollution UK. Land-Use Planning and Development Control: Planning for Air Quality. Environmental Protection UK, 2017.

Environmental Protection UK, in partnership with the Institute of Air Quality Management, have produced a guidance document Land-Use Planning and Development Control: Planning for Air Quality, which replaces the 2010 EPUK Guidance document, to ensure that air quality is adequately considered in...

Air quality and planning

Environmental Protection UK, in partnership with the Institute of Air Quality Management, have produced a guidance document Land-Use Planning and Development Control: Planning for Air Quality, which replaces the 2010 EPUK Guidance document, to ensure that air quality is adequately considered in...

Governance of Inclusive TOD in Brazil
Lane, Brittany Giroux. Governance of Inclusive Transit-Oriented-Development in Brazil In Working Paper. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute, 2017.

Transit-oriented development (TOD)—a planning strategy focused on building compact, mixed-use neighborhoods with access to high-quality public transport and mobility options—is key to sustainable urbanization. However, TOD can be exclusive in its design and implementation, leading to the...

Lane, Brittany Giroux. Governance of Inclusive Transit-Oriented-Development in Brazil In Working Paper. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute, 2017.
Governance of Inclusive TOD in Brazil

Transit-oriented development (TOD)—a planning strategy focused on building compact, mixed-use neighborhoods with access to high-quality public transport and mobility options—is key to sustainable urbanization. However, TOD can be exclusive in its design and implementation, leading to the...

Report of the Group of Secretaries
Group 4: Health, Sanitation and Urban Development In Report of the Group of Secretaries. New Delhi, India: Government of India, 2017.

On 28th October, 2016, ten sectoral Groups of Secretaries were set up by the Government for undertaking a Mid-Term Review of policies and programmes of the Government. As part of this exercise, the Groups were required to examine the performance of flagship schemes of the Ministries/Departments...

Group 4: Health, Sanitation and Urban Development In Report of the Group of Secretaries. New Delhi, India: Government of India, 2017.
Report of the Group of Secretaries

On 28th October, 2016, ten sectoral Groups of Secretaries were set up by the Government for undertaking a Mid-Term Review of policies and programmes of the Government. As part of this exercise, the Groups were required to examine the performance of flagship schemes of the Ministries/Departments...

Smart Cities – Management of Smart Urban Infrastructures

About this course: Learn about the principles of management of urban infrastructures in the era of Smart Cities. The introduction of Smart urban technologies into legacy infrastructures has already resulted and will continue to result in numerous challenges and opportunities....

About this course: Learn about the principles of management of urban infrastructures in the era of Smart Cities. The introduction of Smart urban technologies into legacy infrastructures has already resulted and will continue to result in numerous challenges and opportunities....

Planning in 3d
Planning the City of Tomorrow in 3D. ESRI, 2017.

In Gabon, on the west coast of Africa, a large percentage of those between the ages of 16 and 24 are unemployed. Council Lead Partner Bechtel and Junior Achievement launched a program to engage young people and to teach them practical business skills. Read more about the partnership and what it'...

Planning in 3d

In Gabon, on the west coast of Africa, a large percentage of those between the ages of 16 and 24 are unemployed. Council Lead Partner Bechtel and Junior Achievement launched a program to engage young people and to teach them practical business skills. Read more about the partnership and what it'...

Overview Report
Supporting Smart Urban Mobility and Built Environment in Four Indian Cities: Overview Report. New Delhi, India: ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia, 2017.

The current report  included an assessment of the existing urban transport scenario in the identified cities of each state as well providing handholding support to city teams for smooth initiation of the SCM. The report
is part of the output report for the project “Supporting Smart Urban...

Supporting Smart Urban Mobility and Built Environment in Four Indian Cities: Overview Report. New Delhi, India: ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, South Asia, 2017.
Overview Report

The current report  included an assessment of the existing urban transport scenario in the identified cities of each state as well providing handholding support to city teams for smooth initiation of the SCM. The report
is part of the output report for the project “Supporting Smart Urban...

Smart Health in SCM
Advisory No. 6; Strategy for Smart Health in Smart Cities Mission. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

One of the purposes of the Smart Cities Mission is to improve quality of life, especially of the poor, in order to make Smart Cities inclusive in nature (Guidelines 2.6). At present, private out of pocket expenses (OOPE) on health comprises 64% of total health spending in India. The broad scope...

Advisory No. 6; Strategy for Smart Health in Smart Cities Mission. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Smart Health in SCM

One of the purposes of the Smart Cities Mission is to improve quality of life, especially of the poor, in order to make Smart Cities inclusive in nature (Guidelines 2.6). At present, private out of pocket expenses (OOPE) on health comprises 64% of total health spending in India. The broad scope...

SCP_Triruvananthapuram
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SCP_Triruvananthapuram1
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Thiruvanthapuram. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

To move towards a Smart Thiruvananthapuram, The city adapts the Principle for creating Liveable High-Density Cities (Singapore, 2013). Accordingly, Thiruvananthapuram's Blueprint is built on 5 Strategic pillars

  1.  Urban Basic Services
  2. Land-Use Efficiency
  3. Cultural...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Thiruvanthapuram. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP_Triruvananthapuram
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SCP_Triruvananthapuram1

To move towards a Smart Thiruvananthapuram, The city adapts the Principle for creating Liveable High-Density Cities (Singapore, 2013). Accordingly, Thiruvananthapuram's Blueprint is built on 5 Strategic pillars

  1.  Urban Basic Services
  2. Land-Use Efficiency
  3. Cultural...

Smart City Proposal_Naya Raipur
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Naya Raipur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Naya Raipur aspires to be the happiest city of 21st century focusing on well being of its citizens and people visiting the city. Being a greenfield city, Naya raipur is based on the Urban Principals of Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Neighbourhood Planning which ensures that the...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Naya Raipur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Smart City Proposal_Naya Raipur

Naya Raipur aspires to be the happiest city of 21st century focusing on well being of its citizens and people visiting the city. Being a greenfield city, Naya raipur is based on the Urban Principals of Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Neighbourhood Planning which ensures that the...

Rajkot SCP
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Rajkot SCP annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Rajkot. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Rajkot SCP envisions to develop Rajkot into a smart, livable and iconic city of Gujarat with growth and sustainabel development, by leveraging its historical strength state of the art infrastructure, delivery of services and empowerig ecosystems enabling  citizens to realize their dreams. Chief...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Rajkot. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Rajkot SCP
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Rajkot SCP annexure

Rajkot SCP envisions to develop Rajkot into a smart, livable and iconic city of Gujarat with growth and sustainabel development, by leveraging its historical strength state of the art infrastructure, delivery of services and empowerig ecosystems enabling  citizens to realize their dreams. Chief...

SCP Patna
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Patna. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Citizens of Patna opine to co create and preserve their rich heritage through a behaviourally transformed and mordernised city that offers improved quality of life, governance, inclusivity and seamless mobility. The key imperatives emerging from self assessment and citizen consultation are...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Patna. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Patna

Citizens of Patna opine to co create and preserve their rich heritage through a behaviourally transformed and mordernised city that offers improved quality of life, governance, inclusivity and seamless mobility. The key imperatives emerging from self assessment and citizen consultation are...

Amravati SCP +Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Amravati. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Amravati is envisioned to be India's Happiest City-an Inclusive people's capital built on a greenfield basis which is economically vibrant and sustaining, equipped with world class social and physical infrastructure to create unparalledl oppotunities. Strategic areas identified are

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Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Amravati. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Amravati SCP +Annexure

Amravati is envisioned to be India's Happiest City-an Inclusive people's capital built on a greenfield basis which is economically vibrant and sustaining, equipped with world class social and physical infrastructure to create unparalledl oppotunities. Strategic areas identified are

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SCP Karimnagar
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Karimnagar Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Karimnagar. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Strategic focus and the blueprint of the city for its development has been formulated based on a systematic process of Assessment of existing status, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and future direction of the services, views from citizen engagement and findings from SWOT analysis. Five...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Karimnagar. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Karimnagar
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Karimnagar Annexure

Strategic focus and the blueprint of the city for its development has been formulated based on a systematic process of Assessment of existing status, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and future direction of the services, views from citizen engagement and findings from SWOT analysis. Five...

scp Muzaffarpur
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Muzaffarpur Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Muzaffarpur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The foremost strategy is to steer Muzaffarpur city towards sustainable and planned growth. We have focused on future development of the city nodes w.r.t. economic, environmental, social and institutional infrastructure. Also we aim to have a smart city governance, striving to be a financially...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Muzaffarpur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
scp Muzaffarpur
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Muzaffarpur Annexure

The foremost strategy is to steer Muzaffarpur city towards sustainable and planned growth. We have focused on future development of the city nodes w.r.t. economic, environmental, social and institutional infrastructure. Also we aim to have a smart city governance, striving to be a financially...

Puducherry SCP
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Puducherry Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Puducherry. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The city of Puducherry wants to Transforms itself into a global tourism destination by leveraging its heritage, cultural, spiritual and educational advantages. Enhance the quality of life of the citizens by providing efficient urban mobility, smart civic infrastructure, smart service delivery...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Puducherry. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Puducherry SCP
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Puducherry Annexure

The city of Puducherry wants to Transforms itself into a global tourism destination by leveraging its heritage, cultural, spiritual and educational advantages. Enhance the quality of life of the citizens by providing efficient urban mobility, smart civic infrastructure, smart service delivery...

SCP Gandhinagar
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Gandhinagar Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Gandhinagar. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Gandhinagar, a vibrant and future ready city that provides good quality of life to its citizens by providing sustainable infrastructure and services through confluence of physical and digital realm. The areas of strategic focus are

  1. Create and augment physical infrastructure that is...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Gandhinagar. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Gandhinagar
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Gandhinagar Annexure

Gandhinagar, a vibrant and future ready city that provides good quality of life to its citizens by providing sustainable infrastructure and services through confluence of physical and digital realm. The areas of strategic focus are

  1. Create and augment physical infrastructure that is...

Srinagar SCP
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Srinagar Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Srinagar. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The Srinagar SCP envisions Transforming Srinagar into an Eco-friendly, Resilient and Socio-Economically Vibrant city that Celebrates its Natural and Cultural heritage creating Harmony and Opportunities for all’’

Three main action areas have been identified to make the vision implementable...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Srinagar. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Srinagar SCP
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Srinagar Annexure

The Srinagar SCP envisions Transforming Srinagar into an Eco-friendly, Resilient and Socio-Economically Vibrant city that Celebrates its Natural and Cultural heritage creating Harmony and Opportunities for all’’

Three main action areas have been identified to make the vision implementable...

Sagar SCP
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Sagar Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Sagar. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The vision reflects the pride of regional supremacy among the citizens, their association with the Bundelkhand culture,  a positive  approach towards development and the associated pecuniary benefits to the development. Sagar is a pre-eminent city in the Bundelkhand region which covers the part...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Sagar. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Sagar SCP
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Sagar Annexure

The vision reflects the pride of regional supremacy among the citizens, their association with the Bundelkhand culture,  a positive  approach towards development and the associated pecuniary benefits to the development. Sagar is a pre-eminent city in the Bundelkhand region which covers the part...

SCP Karnal
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Karnal Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Karnal. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Karnal aspires to be a Futuristic NCR town by leveraging its Business and Research acumen to attract Knowledge based enterprises and Start-up activities. To move towards a more livable city, Karnal will focus on diversifying its strengths to create new employment opportunities and improving its...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Karnal. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Karnal
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Karnal Annexure

Karnal aspires to be a Futuristic NCR town by leveraging its Business and Research acumen to attract Knowledge based enterprises and Start-up activities. To move towards a more livable city, Karnal will focus on diversifying its strengths to create new employment opportunities and improving its...

SCP Satna
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Satna Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Satna. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Satna envisions Restructuring Satna into a smart, compact and vibrant regional hub, providing diverse economic opportunities for varied skill  levels by leveraging its resource based economy and harnessing potential investments in industrial sector. The Development Goals for Satna across these...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Satna. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Satna
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Satna Annexure

Satna envisions Restructuring Satna into a smart, compact and vibrant regional hub, providing diverse economic opportunities for varied skill  levels by leveraging its resource based economy and harnessing potential investments in industrial sector. The Development Goals for Satna across these...

SCP_Bengaluru
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Bengaluru. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Bengaluru is a popular business destination for numerous multi nationals to set up their offices, premier educational institutions that attract students and researchers and multi-speciality healthcare facilities. Recent years have seen Bengaluru as growing e-commerce and start up hub. However,...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Bengaluru. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP_Bengaluru

Bengaluru is a popular business destination for numerous multi nationals to set up their offices, premier educational institutions that attract students and researchers and multi-speciality healthcare facilities. Recent years have seen Bengaluru as growing e-commerce and start up hub. However,...

SCP Shimla
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Shimla. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The strategic blueprint for development of Shimla city, as a liveable and sustainable city shall be laid on principles of resilient city, which shall have the capacity of indiviuals, communities, institutions, businesses and systems. Accordingly, Shimla's Strategic Blueprint is structured in 7...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Shimla. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Shimla

The strategic blueprint for development of Shimla city, as a liveable and sustainable city shall be laid on principles of resilient city, which shall have the capacity of indiviuals, communities, institutions, businesses and systems. Accordingly, Shimla's Strategic Blueprint is structured in 7...

Dehradun SCP
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Dehradun Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Dehradun. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Dehradun, a city traditionally known for its mild weather, British era institutions, schools, Litchi Plantations and basmati rice has undergone drastic changes since the creation of state of Uttarakhand in 2000. Over the last 17 years Dehradun has served as state headquarters which has resulted...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Dehradun. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Dehradun SCP
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Dehradun Annexure

Dehradun, a city traditionally known for its mild weather, British era institutions, schools, Litchi Plantations and basmati rice has undergone drastic changes since the creation of state of Uttarakhand in 2000. Over the last 17 years Dehradun has served as state headquarters which has resulted...

Proposal
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Annexures
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Tiruppur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Tiruppur aspires to leverage its cluster identity by investing in inclusive and transformative solutions that enhance the quality of life for its citizens. Its chief goals are

  1. Enhanced efficiency of governance
  2. Livable and slum free city
  3. Livable and slum free city...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Tiruppur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Proposal
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Annexures

Tiruppur aspires to leverage its cluster identity by investing in inclusive and transformative solutions that enhance the quality of life for its citizens. Its chief goals are

  1. Enhanced efficiency of governance
  2. Livable and slum free city
  3. Livable and slum free city...

PMPC SPC
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PMPC Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Pimpri Chinchwad. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

From a small agglomeration of villages, the City of Pimpri Chinchwad has evolved into a model modern city which, now plays a definitive role in the Region. Thanks to the trail blazing efforts & achievements of the Municipal Corporation in provision of good infrastructure & amenities,...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Pimpri Chinchwad. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
PMPC SPC
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PMPC Annexure

From a small agglomeration of villages, the City of Pimpri Chinchwad has evolved into a model modern city which, now plays a definitive role in the Region. Thanks to the trail blazing efforts & achievements of the Municipal Corporation in provision of good infrastructure & amenities,...

SCP Bilaspur
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Bilaspur Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Bilaspur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Bilaspur strives to be a growing and vibrant world-class city with a flourishing economy and a pristine environment, where residents specially women are empowered, safe, healthy and have equitable opportunities for success and happiness. The City of Bilaspur will be a prosperous, fiscally sound...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Bilaspur. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Bilaspur
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Bilaspur Annexure

Bilaspur strives to be a growing and vibrant world-class city with a flourishing economy and a pristine environment, where residents specially women are empowered, safe, healthy and have equitable opportunities for success and happiness. The City of Bilaspur will be a prosperous, fiscally sound...

Pasighat SCP
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Pasighat Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Pasighat. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Pasighat will be an example of carbon neutral city, sustaining its culture, harmonious diversity of human capital, green economics, innate technologies and pristine nature. The city aligns itself on the following primary goals in line with the identified strategic  focus areas to realize the...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Pasighat. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Pasighat SCP
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Pasighat Annexure

Pasighat will be an example of carbon neutral city, sustaining its culture, harmonious diversity of human capital, green economics, innate technologies and pristine nature. The city aligns itself on the following primary goals in line with the identified strategic  focus areas to realize the...

Dahod SCP
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Annexure_ Dahod
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Dahod. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The Vision for Dahod is :"Dahod, a model city from the tribal heartland of Gujarat that provides good quality of life and empowers youth, women and tribal through skill development, by generating employment via logistics and agro-based industries!" The Key focus area woiuld be to

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Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Dahod. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Dahod SCP
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Annexure_ Dahod

The Vision for Dahod is :"Dahod, a model city from the tribal heartland of Gujarat that provides good quality of life and empowers youth, women and tribal through skill development, by generating employment via logistics and agro-based industries!" The Key focus area woiuld be to

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SCP Jammu
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Annexure Jammu
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Jammu. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The vision for the city is "Transforming Jammu into a sustainable and economically vibrant city focusing on tourism, quality of life and trade by leveraging its heritage and location."

Three main Action areas have been identified to make the vision implementable. These are: 
1....

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Jammu. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Jammu
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Annexure Jammu

The vision for the city is "Transforming Jammu into a sustainable and economically vibrant city focusing on tourism, quality of life and trade by leveraging its heritage and location."

Three main Action areas have been identified to make the vision implementable. These are: 
1....

Tiruneveli SCP
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Tirunevelli
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Tirunelveli. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

To develop an attractive, inviting, and secure city for its citizens by promoting  heritage value,urban mobility,diversified economy and exploitation of the full potential of the renewable energy resource and digital technology. 

The vision lays out the strategic intent to cultivate and...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Tirunelveli. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Tiruneveli SCP
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Tirunevelli

To develop an attractive, inviting, and secure city for its citizens by promoting  heritage value,urban mobility,diversified economy and exploitation of the full potential of the renewable energy resource and digital technology. 

The vision lays out the strategic intent to cultivate and...

SCP Thoothukudi
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Thoothukudi  Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Thoothukudi. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Thoothukudi aspires to leverage its industrial city identity by investing in inclusive and transformative solutions that enhance the quality of life for its citizens. Its chief goals are

  1. Enhanced efficiency of governance
  2. Livable and slum free city
  3. Livable and slum...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Thoothukudi. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Thoothukudi
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Thoothukudi  Annexure

Thoothukudi aspires to leverage its industrial city identity by investing in inclusive and transformative solutions that enhance the quality of life for its citizens. Its chief goals are

  1. Enhanced efficiency of governance
  2. Livable and slum free city
  3. Livable and slum...

Trichy SCP
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Trichy Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Tiruchirapalli. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The vision of Tiruchirappalli - nurturing religious and heritage tourism, to bring out vibrant communities and dynamic economy that is all supported by smart infrastructure which would yield healthy, clean and livable place for all.”

The key themes identified are:

•    Heritage cum...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Tiruchirapalli. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Trichy SCP
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Trichy Annexure

The vision of Tiruchirappalli - nurturing religious and heritage tourism, to bring out vibrant communities and dynamic economy that is all supported by smart infrastructure which would yield healthy, clean and livable place for all.”

The key themes identified are:

•    Heritage cum...

Jhansi SCP
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Jhansi Annexure
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Jhansi. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Jhansi wants to give its citizens Universal access to smart infrastructure services; Inclusive growth aiming at zero housing deficit; Robust transportation network offering seamless mobility; Accelerated economic growth; Sustainable, smart and green concepts of development. The goals of the city...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Jhansi. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Jhansi SCP
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Jhansi Annexure

Jhansi wants to give its citizens Universal access to smart infrastructure services; Inclusive growth aiming at zero housing deficit; Robust transportation network offering seamless mobility; Accelerated economic growth; Sustainable, smart and green concepts of development. The goals of the city...

Making Disabled Friendly Smart Cities
Making Disabled Friendly Smart Cities. New Delhi, India: National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People, 2017.

The document briefly highlights the accessibility components for Built & ICT-based interventions for Making Disabled Friendly Smart Cities. 

India is home to approximately 7-10% people living with disabilities and an equal number rapidly acquiring disability on account of medical...

Making Disabled Friendly Smart Cities. New Delhi, India: National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People, 2017.
Making Disabled Friendly Smart Cities

The document briefly highlights the accessibility components for Built & ICT-based interventions for Making Disabled Friendly Smart Cities. 

India is home to approximately 7-10% people living with disabilities and an equal number rapidly acquiring disability on account of medical...

Proposal
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Aizawl. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

In the SCP, Aizawl mentions that it would be an inclusive, sustainable & resilient city by leveraging its Human Capital through technology and celebrating its Culture and Nature

Aizawl Smart City Vision, focuses on;
→ Resilient Environment
→ Economic Sustainability...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Aizawl. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
Proposal

In the SCP, Aizawl mentions that it would be an inclusive, sustainable & resilient city by leveraging its Human Capital through technology and celebrating its Culture and Nature

Aizawl Smart City Vision, focuses on;
→ Resilient Environment
→ Economic Sustainability...

SCP Allahabad
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SCP Annexures
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Allahabad., 2017.

To Cherish Allahabad’s identity as a center for pilgrimage and transform the city into a progressive and economically vibrant Urban center. Chief goals identified ared

  1. Enhance Socio-Cultural Identity
  2. Revamping The Economic Base
  3. Improving Environmental...

SCP Allahabad
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SCP Annexures

To Cherish Allahabad’s identity as a center for pilgrimage and transform the city into a progressive and economically vibrant Urban center. Chief goals identified ared

  1. Enhance Socio-Cultural Identity
  2. Revamping The Economic Base
  3. Improving Environmental...

SCP Gangtok
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Annexure Gangtok
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Gangtok. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

Gangtok envisions Promote an Innovation driven new age Economy along with Expanding its Tourism Economy by offering an enviable Quality of Life and lifestyle options, in an Ecologically responsible manner, that attract and retain talent". Its key  goals are

  1. Liveable
  2. ...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Gangtok. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Gangtok
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Annexure Gangtok

Gangtok envisions Promote an Innovation driven new age Economy along with Expanding its Tourism Economy by offering an enviable Quality of Life and lifestyle options, in an Ecologically responsible manner, that attract and retain talent". Its key  goals are

  1. Liveable
  2. ...

SCP Aligarh
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Annexure Aligarh
Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Aligarh. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The vision of Aligargh is  to make it  Mukammal Ashiyan Alishan Ali-E-Gar, which means .This represents a high quality of city life which has smooth access to basic infrastructures, is clean & green, energy efficient and environmental friendly and has peaceful atmosphere. The city will have...

Smart City Challenge Round 3: Smart City Proposal Aligarh. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.
SCP Aligarh
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Annexure Aligarh

The vision of Aligargh is  to make it  Mukammal Ashiyan Alishan Ali-E-Gar, which means .This represents a high quality of city life which has smooth access to basic infrastructures, is clean & green, energy efficient and environmental friendly and has peaceful atmosphere. The city will have...

Smart Cities Mission: Two Years of Fulfilling Promises: Short Film

The video marks 2 years of the Smart Cities Mission showcasing its progress and achievements.

Smart Cities Mission: Two Years of Fulfilling Promises: Short Film. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

The video marks 2 years of the Smart Cities Mission showcasing its progress and achievements.

SDG report card
SDG Index and Dashboards Report 2017; Global Responsibilities: International spillovers in achieving the goals . Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) , 2017.

The SDG Index and Dashboards Report provides a report card for country performance on the historic Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The annual report shows how leaders can deliver on their promise and it urges countries not to lose the momentum for important...

SDG report card

The SDG Index and Dashboards Report provides a report card for country performance on the historic Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The annual report shows how leaders can deliver on their promise and it urges countries not to lose the momentum for important...

Course Brief
McCormick, Dr. Kes, Prof. Lena Neij, Prof. James Evans, and Prof. Harriet Bulkeley. Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities., 2017.

About this course: How can we shape urban development towards sustainable and prosperous futures?

This course will explore sustainable cities as engines for greening the economy. We place cities in the context of sustainable urban transformation and climate change....

Course Brief

About this course: How can we shape urban development towards sustainable and prosperous futures?

This course will explore sustainable cities as engines for greening the economy. We place cities in the context of sustainable urban transformation and climate change....

Water Resources Management and Policy

 

About this course: Water management today is faced with new challenges such as climate change or the effects of human activity. Public and private stakeholders who are active in this field must develop new ways to better manage the water cycle "as a whole".

The...

 

About this course: Water management today is faced with new challenges such as climate change or the effects of human activity. Public and private stakeholders who are active in this field must develop new ways to better manage the water cycle "as a whole".

The...

Smart Cities

Cities are first and foremost built for people, and in today’s world, people produce large amounts of valuable data, thus contributing to what we call “smart cities." As almost every building and every city is a prototype, these communities are in the early stage of development and require...

Cities are first and foremost built for people, and in today’s world, people produce large amounts of valuable data, thus contributing to what we call “smart cities." As almost every building and every city is a prototype, these communities are in the early stage of development and require...

Smart Cities, Management of Smart Urban Infrastructures (Self Paced)

Over the past few years, advancements in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have significantly challenged the traditionally stable landscape of urban infrastructure services. The result is an increasing interest in the transitioning of cities towards so-called “smart cities...

Over the past few years, advancements in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have significantly challenged the traditionally stable landscape of urban infrastructure services. The result is an increasing interest in the transitioning of cities towards so-called “smart cities...

Responsive Cities

Responsive cities define the future of urbanization. They evolve from smart cities, with a fundamental difference: The citizens move from the center of attention to the center of action. Responsive citizens use smart technology to contribute to planning, design and management of their cities....

Responsive cities define the future of urbanization. They evolve from smart cities, with a fundamental difference: The citizens move from the center of attention to the center of action. Responsive citizens use smart technology to contribute to planning, design and management of their cities....

Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs (Self Paced)

Too often modern cities and suburbs are disorganized places where most new development makes daily life less pleasant, creates more traffic congestion, and contributes to climate change. This trend has to change; and our course is going to show you how.

Ecodesign means integrating...

Beasley, Larry, and Jonathan Barnett. Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs (Self Paced). The University of British Columbia, 2017.

Too often modern cities and suburbs are disorganized places where most new development makes daily life less pleasant, creates more traffic congestion, and contributes to climate change. This trend has to change; and our course is going to show you how.

Ecodesign means integrating...

Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs
Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs

Future Cities (Self Paced)

Understanding a city as a whole, its people, components, functions, scales and dynamics, is crucial for the appropriate design and management of the urban system. While the development of cities in different parts of the world is moving in diverse directions, all estimations show that cities...

Understanding a city as a whole, its people, components, functions, scales and dynamics, is crucial for the appropriate design and management of the urban system. While the development of cities in different parts of the world is moving in diverse directions, all estimations show that cities...

Quality of Life: Livability in Future Cities (Self Paced)

Cities are becoming the predominant living and working environment of humanity, and for this reason, livability or quality of life in the city has become crucial.

This urban planning course will focus on four areas that directly affect livability in a city: Urban energy, urban climate,...

Cities are becoming the predominant living and working environment of humanity, and for this reason, livability or quality of life in the city has become crucial.

This urban planning course will focus on four areas that directly affect livability in a city: Urban energy, urban climate,...

Sustainable Urban Environments (Self Paced)

How can we strengthen sustainability? By empowering individuals and communities to transform and balance dynamic natural resources, economic prosperity, and healthy populations.

In this course, you’ll explore productive and disruptive social, ecological, and economic intersections – the “...

How can we strengthen sustainability? By empowering individuals and communities to transform and balance dynamic natural resources, economic prosperity, and healthy populations.

In this course, you’ll explore productive and disruptive social, ecological, and economic intersections – the “...

Planned relocation
Ferris, Elizabeth, Jose Riera, and Sanjula Weerasinghe. Guidance on protecting people from disasters and environmental change through planned relocation. The Brookings Institution, 2017.

In the context of climate change, planned relocation may serve as an effective adaptation strategy. Analogous experience demonstrates that relocating people is a complex endeavor with the strong potential to violate basic rights and leave people much worse off. States faced with situations where...

Planned relocation

In the context of climate change, planned relocation may serve as an effective adaptation strategy. Analogous experience demonstrates that relocating people is a complex endeavor with the strong potential to violate basic rights and leave people much worse off. States faced with situations where...

Cities and migration
Municipalities and People on the Move: Cities’ Development Policies for Successful Local Management of Migration and Displacement. New York: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2017.

Traditionally, programming and policy interventions related to human mobility have focused on the national and international levels. However, local governments, especially cities, have a key role to play when it comes to public policies and migration. The new Guidance Note on Municipalities...

Cities and migration

Traditionally, programming and policy interventions related to human mobility have focused on the national and international levels. However, local governments, especially cities, have a key role to play when it comes to public policies and migration. The new Guidance Note on Municipalities...

Smart cities Report
India’s Smart Cities Mission: Smart for Whom? Cities for Whom?. New Delhi, India: Housing and Land Rights Network, 2017.

This study uses a human rights lens to objectively analyse the selected Smart City Proposals and to assess what they focus on, what their vision for urban India is, and whether there is a coherent and equitable vision driven by cities’ realistic needs and people’s demands and concerns. Since the...

India’s Smart Cities Mission: Smart for Whom? Cities for Whom?. New Delhi, India: Housing and Land Rights Network, 2017.
Smart cities Report

This study uses a human rights lens to objectively analyse the selected Smart City Proposals and to assess what they focus on, what their vision for urban India is, and whether there is a coherent and equitable vision driven by cities’ realistic needs and people’s demands and concerns. Since the...

Australia development
Hamilton, Cathryn, and Jon Kellett. Cost comparison of infrastructure on greenfield and infill sites. Urban Policy and Research, 2017.

Planning policy in most Australian capital cities aims to divert development from the fringe into established inner urban areas. A fundamental logic underlying this policy of land recycling is that State and Local governments are challenged fnancially to provide appropriate standards of...

Australia development

Planning policy in most Australian capital cities aims to divert development from the fringe into established inner urban areas. A fundamental logic underlying this policy of land recycling is that State and Local governments are challenged fnancially to provide appropriate standards of...

TOD Melbourne
Dovey, Kim, Lucinda Pike, and Ian Woodcock. Incremental Urban Intensification: Transitoriented Re-development of Small-lot Corridors. Urban Policy and Research, 2017.

The imperative to transform car-dependent cities for a low-carbon future requires that we engage with the challenge of increasing densities along existing road-based transit corridors – within the constraints of existing morphologies. Such corridors are often lined with small lots that are...

TOD Melbourne

The imperative to transform car-dependent cities for a low-carbon future requires that we engage with the challenge of increasing densities along existing road-based transit corridors – within the constraints of existing morphologies. Such corridors are often lined with small lots that are...

Neighbourhood Planning
A New Strategy of Sustainable Neighbourhood Planning: Five Principles In Discussion Note 3: Urban Planning. Nairobi, Kenya: UN-Habitat, 2017.

UN-Habitat supports countries to develop urban planning methods and systems to address current urbanization challenges such as population growth, urban sprawl, poverty, inequality, pollution, congestion, as well as urban biodiversity, urban mobility and energy. UN-Habitat proposes an approach...

A New Strategy of Sustainable Neighbourhood Planning: Five Principles In Discussion Note 3: Urban Planning. Nairobi, Kenya: UN-Habitat, 2017.
Neighbourhood Planning

UN-Habitat supports countries to develop urban planning methods and systems to address current urbanization challenges such as population growth, urban sprawl, poverty, inequality, pollution, congestion, as well as urban biodiversity, urban mobility and energy. UN-Habitat proposes an approach...

Gender vulnerability Index
Plan for every Child, Gender Vulnerability Index Report 1., 2017.

Plan India In an attempt to develop collective perspectives and generate a normative consensus on the status of girls and women in India, has broken new ground and pioneered a gender vulnerability assessment tool designed to be used by policymakers, development practitioners, academicians,...

Gender vulnerability Index

Plan India In an attempt to develop collective perspectives and generate a normative consensus on the status of girls and women in India, has broken new ground and pioneered a gender vulnerability assessment tool designed to be used by policymakers, development practitioners, academicians,...

Spatial planning through income
Frenkel, Amnon, and Idan Porat. An integrative spatial capital-based model for strategic local planning – An Israeli case. Planning Practice and Research, 2017.

This paper presents an integrative model for strategic local planning based on the concept of spatial capital. The model bridges the gap between vision and reality by stimulating actions that are directed at mitigating challenges to the vision. The model uses the concept of ‘spatial capital,’...

Spatial planning through income

This paper presents an integrative model for strategic local planning based on the concept of spatial capital. The model bridges the gap between vision and reality by stimulating actions that are directed at mitigating challenges to the vision. The model uses the concept of ‘spatial capital,’...

Urbanization in Shirdi
Planning for urbanization in religious tourism destinations: insights from Shirdi, India., 2017.

This paper examines the urbanization process in religious tourism destinations using the example of Shirdi in India. Shirdi, a town dedicated to worship of a twentieth-century Saint Sai Baba, attracts more than eight million visitors every year. The paper explains how religious tourism economy...

Urbanization in Shirdi

This paper examines the urbanization process in religious tourism destinations using the example of Shirdi in India. Shirdi, a town dedicated to worship of a twentieth-century Saint Sai Baba, attracts more than eight million visitors every year. The paper explains how religious tourism economy...

Contesting green technology
Nguyen, Thi Minh Phuon, and Kathryn Davidson. Contesting green technology in the city: techno-apartheid or equitable modernisation?. International Planning Studies, 2017.

In recent decades, heated debate around green technology and its equitable access has aroused the concern of international scholars. This paper provides a review on the exclusion of green technology referred to as ‘green techno-apartheid’ and examines selected key eco-cities (i.e. Masdar, Songdo...

Contesting green technology

In recent decades, heated debate around green technology and its equitable access has aroused the concern of international scholars. This paper provides a review on the exclusion of green technology referred to as ‘green techno-apartheid’ and examines selected key eco-cities (i.e. Masdar, Songdo...

Youth development Index
Youth Development Index and Report. Tamil Nadu: Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), 2017.

The objective of constructing the India Youth Development Index (YDI) 2017 is to track the trends in Youth Development across the States. The Index enables recognizing the high and low performing states, identifies the weak domains and informs the policy makers the priority areas of intervention...

Youth Development Index and Report. Tamil Nadu: Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD), 2017.
Youth development Index

The objective of constructing the India Youth Development Index (YDI) 2017 is to track the trends in Youth Development across the States. The Index enables recognizing the high and low performing states, identifies the weak domains and informs the policy makers the priority areas of intervention...

TOD Policy 2017
National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Policy. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2017.

The Ministry has formulated a ‘National Transit Oriented Development Policy’ . This policy seeks to enhance the depth of understanding of States and UTs on TOD as a viable solution to many of the challenges like haphazard urban growth and sprawl, mobility, rapidly rising private vehicles on...

National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Policy. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, 2017.
TOD Policy 2017

The Ministry has formulated a ‘National Transit Oriented Development Policy’ . This policy seeks to enhance the depth of understanding of States and UTs on TOD as a viable solution to many of the challenges like haphazard urban growth and sprawl, mobility, rapidly rising private vehicles on...

JLL decoding cities
, and The Business o Cities. Decoding City Performance: The Universe of City Indices 2017., 2017.

Comparative city indices are more prevalent than ever. In this latest update on the state of the art of city indices by JLL and The Business of Cities, we reveal that their number has reached a new threshold – there are now over 300 indices worldwide that score, benchmark and rank cities on...

JLL decoding cities

Comparative city indices are more prevalent than ever. In this latest update on the state of the art of city indices by JLL and The Business of Cities, we reveal that their number has reached a new threshold – there are now over 300 indices worldwide that score, benchmark and rank cities on...

ICT for disabled
Access to telecommunication/ICT services by persons with disabilities and with specific needs. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) , 2017.

Many countries have already started fostering ICT accessibility in their countries by creating ICT accessibility policy frameworks on public ICT access, mobile communications, TV/video programming, public procurement of accessible ICT and accessible government websites. This report presents good...

ICT for disabled

Many countries have already started fostering ICT accessibility in their countries by creating ICT accessibility policy frameworks on public ICT access, mobile communications, TV/video programming, public procurement of accessible ICT and accessible government websites. This report presents good...

ICT for Society
Creating the smart society: Social and economic development through ICT applications. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) , 2017.

This report looks closer at how information and communication technology (ICT) can be utilized to create a fully inclusive Smart Society. It provides case studies of the Smart Society in the field of health, learning, energy, agriculture, resource management - water and waste, commerce, and...

ICT for Society

This report looks closer at how information and communication technology (ICT) can be utilized to create a fully inclusive Smart Society. It provides case studies of the Smart Society in the field of health, learning, energy, agriculture, resource management - water and waste, commerce, and...

ICT Standards Singapore
International Telecommunication Union(ITU). Implementing ITU-T International Standards to Shape Smart Sustainable Cities: The Case of Singapore. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) , 2017.

The annual Trends in Telecommunication Reform publications are a key part of the dialogue with the world's information and communications technology (ICT) policy-makers and regulators in an increasingly converged digital environment. Under the overarching theme "Regulatory incentives to achieve...

ICT Standards Singapore

The annual Trends in Telecommunication Reform publications are a key part of the dialogue with the world's information and communications technology (ICT) policy-makers and regulators in an increasingly converged digital environment. Under the overarching theme "Regulatory incentives to achieve...

ICT and Smart Cities
Shaping smarter and more sustainable cities: striving for sustainable development goals. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) , 2017.

The ITU-T Focus Group on Smart Sustainable Cities (FG-SSC) concluded its two-year study in May 2015 with the delivery of 21 Technical Reports and Specifications to provide the foundations of subsequent ITU-T standardization work. This compendium of the reports and specifications released by the...

ICT and Smart Cities

The ITU-T Focus Group on Smart Sustainable Cities (FG-SSC) concluded its two-year study in May 2015 with the delivery of 21 Technical Reports and Specifications to provide the foundations of subsequent ITU-T standardization work. This compendium of the reports and specifications released by the...

Urban Governance in India
Ahluwalia, Isher Judge. Urban governance in India. Journal of Urban Affairs, 2017.

The pace and growth of urbanization in India poses enormous challenges to urban governance. This article examines the institutional features and devolution mechanisms of the federal framework within which cities have to deliver better quality of life for their residents and generate an...

Ahluwalia, Isher Judge. Urban governance in India. Journal of Urban Affairs, 2017.
Urban Governance in India

The pace and growth of urbanization in India poses enormous challenges to urban governance. This article examines the institutional features and devolution mechanisms of the federal framework within which cities have to deliver better quality of life for their residents and generate an...

Blockchain in real estate
Deloitte. Blockchain in commercial real estate The future is here!. Deloitte, 2017.

In this updated and expanded version of our report, we reveal how blockchain technology can advance leasing, as well as purchase and sale transactions in commercial real estate. Explore the time and cost benefits of blockchain, as well as increased security and transparency that the technology...

Blockchain in real estate

In this updated and expanded version of our report, we reveal how blockchain technology can advance leasing, as well as purchase and sale transactions in commercial real estate. Explore the time and cost benefits of blockchain, as well as increased security and transparency that the technology...

Smart Africa
Smart Sustainable Cities: A Blueprint for Africa. Republic of Rawanda, 2017.

The United Nations World Cities Report published in May 2016 noted a global trend in which cities have become central to the transformation of the global economy1 . Urbanization has dramatically changed energy consumption patterns, water and sanitation needs, food security and mobility...

Smart Africa

The United Nations World Cities Report published in May 2016 noted a global trend in which cities have become central to the transformation of the global economy1 . Urbanization has dramatically changed energy consumption patterns, water and sanitation needs, food security and mobility...

Climate Finance
Lindfield, Michael, and Renard Teipelke. Explainer: How to finance urban infrastructure?. C40 Cities Finance Facility, 2017.

Cities across the world need more and higher-quality infrastructure. However, many cities struggle to find the right finance to realise their projects. The potential relative benefits of financing through the public sector, the private sector, and international organisations are unclear. City...

Climate Finance

Cities across the world need more and higher-quality infrastructure. However, many cities struggle to find the right finance to realise their projects. The potential relative benefits of financing through the public sector, the private sector, and international organisations are unclear. City...

U4SSC
Collection Methodology for Key Performance Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities. United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) , 2017.

This publication has been developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. It provides cities with a methodology on how to collect data or information from key performance indicators (KPIs) for smart sustainable cities (SSC). This set of KPIs for SSC...

Collection Methodology for Key Performance Indicators for Smart Sustainable Cities. United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) , 2017.
U4SSC

This publication has been developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. It provides cities with a methodology on how to collect data or information from key performance indicators (KPIs) for smart sustainable cities (SSC). This set of KPIs for SSC...

Use of ICT in Smart Cities
Connecting cities and communities with the Sustainable Development Goals. United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC), 2017.

This publication has been developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. It provides an overview of how cities can use information and communication technologies (ICTs) to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also maps the case...

Connecting cities and communities with the Sustainable Development Goals. United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC), 2017.
Use of ICT in Smart Cities

This publication has been developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. It provides an overview of how cities can use information and communication technologies (ICTs) to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also maps the case...

Promoting Innovation in Smart Cities
Enhancing innovation and participation in smart sustainable cities. United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC), 2017.

This publication has been developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. It provides a series of case studies on smart governance, smart people and smart economy, which will catapult successful smart city practices into the global spotlight.

Enhancing innovation and participation in smart sustainable cities. United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC), 2017.
Promoting Innovation in Smart Cities

This publication has been developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. It provides a series of case studies on smart governance, smart people and smart economy, which will catapult successful smart city practices into the global spotlight.

Sustainable Development and cities
Implementing Sustainable Development Goal 11 by connecting sustainability policies and urban planning practices through ICTs. United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC), 2017.

This publication has been developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. It provides a study of the advantages of using ICTs to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 11, by facilitating the missing...

Sustainable Development and cities

This publication has been developed within the framework of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative. It provides a study of the advantages of using ICTs to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG 11, by facilitating the missing...

Critque of Smart City Model
Colding, Johan, and Stephan Barthel. An urban ecology critique on the “Smart City” model. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017.

The aim of this letter is to raise some critical concerns and gaps in the booming literature on Smart Cities; concerns that we think deserve greater attention from scientists, policy makers and urban planners. Using an urban ecology lens, we provide some reflections that need to forgo any wider-...

Critque of Smart City Model

The aim of this letter is to raise some critical concerns and gaps in the booming literature on Smart Cities; concerns that we think deserve greater attention from scientists, policy makers and urban planners. Using an urban ecology lens, we provide some reflections that need to forgo any wider-...

Development in Mumbai
Mandal, Anindita, and Hugh Byrd. Density, Energy and Metabolism of a proposed smart city.  Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (JCUA), 2017.

This paper reports on a detailed analysis of the metabolism of the Island City of Mumbai should the Indian Government's proposal for 'smart' cities be implemented. It focuses on the environmental impact of increased population density achieved by demolishing existing medium-rise (3-5 storey)...

Mandal, Anindita, and Hugh Byrd. Density, Energy and Metabolism of a proposed smart city.  Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (JCUA), 2017.
Development in Mumbai

This paper reports on a detailed analysis of the metabolism of the Island City of Mumbai should the Indian Government's proposal for 'smart' cities be implemented. It focuses on the environmental impact of increased population density achieved by demolishing existing medium-rise (3-5 storey)...

AP Land Pooling
Amravati, Innovative and Inclusive Land Pooling Scheme. Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA), 2017.

After the bifurcation of combined Andhra Pradesh and on deciding the location of Capital City for new Andhra Pradesh State, the question raised in every body’s mind was- how to procure land to meet the requirements of Comprehensive city that not only serves as Administrative Capital but also...

Amravati, Innovative and Inclusive Land Pooling Scheme. Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA), 2017.
AP Land Pooling

After the bifurcation of combined Andhra Pradesh and on deciding the location of Capital City for new Andhra Pradesh State, the question raised in every body’s mind was- how to procure land to meet the requirements of Comprehensive city that not only serves as Administrative Capital but also...

Urban LEDS
Kessler, Earl. Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries (Urban LEDS Project). Nairobi, Kenya: UN-HABITAT, 2016.

To support cities in emerging countries address climate change, UN-Habitat and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI), with the support of the European Union (EU), implemented the Project: ‘Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries’ (Urban-LEDS...

Urban LEDS

To support cities in emerging countries address climate change, UN-Habitat and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI), with the support of the European Union (EU), implemented the Project: ‘Promoting Low Emission Urban Development Strategies in Emerging Economy Countries’ (Urban-LEDS...

Report
,
Infographics
Annual Survey of India's City-Systems 2016: Shaping India's Urban Agenda. Bangalore, Karnataka: Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy and Jana USP, 2016.

Annual Survey of India's City-Systems (ASICS) scores 21 cities across 18 states in India on the four aspects of City-Systems. It does so by evaluating 83 parameters spanning all four components:

  1. Urban Planning and Design
  2. Urban Capacities and Resources
  3. Empowered...

Annual Survey of India's City-Systems 2016: Shaping India's Urban Agenda. Bangalore, Karnataka: Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy and Jana USP, 2016.
Report
,
Infographics

Annual Survey of India's City-Systems (ASICS) scores 21 cities across 18 states in India on the four aspects of City-Systems. It does so by evaluating 83 parameters spanning all four components:

  1. Urban Planning and Design
  2. Urban Capacities and Resources
  3. Empowered...

Sustainable Cities
Sustainable Cities
SDG Academy: Sustainable Cities

Cities are home to half the world’s seven billion people and contribute to about 75% of global economic output. An additional three billion people are estimated to live in cities by 2050, increasing the urban share of the world’s population to two-thirds. 

Yet, cities and urban areas...

Cities are home to half the world’s seven billion people and contribute to about 75% of global economic output. An additional three billion people are estimated to live in cities by 2050, increasing the urban share of the world’s population to two-thirds. 

Yet, cities and urban areas...

Sustainable Cities
Sustainable Cities

Vizag Smart City Projects
Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited: Analysis and Benchmarking - Projects., 2016.

This presentation includes the projects been undertaken for Vizag Smart City –“ including” national/international benchmarking, citizen engagement, stakeholder engagement and concept designs/Toolkit for the same.

Vizag Smart City Projects

This presentation includes the projects been undertaken for Vizag Smart City –“ including” national/international benchmarking, citizen engagement, stakeholder engagement and concept designs/Toolkit for the same.

Youh and city
MacNeil, Dr. Carole. Youth and The City. Cities Alliance, 2016.

This report describes the process and results of a learning exchange event held in Johannesburg, South Africa in November 2015, hosted by UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) and Cities Alliance. It brought together 12 youth -focused projects – six from each organisation – to...

MacNeil, Dr. Carole. Youth and The City. Cities Alliance, 2016.
Youh and city

This report describes the process and results of a learning exchange event held in Johannesburg, South Africa in November 2015, hosted by UN-Habitat (United Nations Human Settlements Programme) and Cities Alliance. It brought together 12 youth -focused projects – six from each organisation – to...

Policy Lessons from South Korea's Development
Policy Lessons from South Korea's Development
SKDx: Policy Lessons from South Korea's Development

South Korea presents a compelling story of economic growth. It’s one of few countries that made the transition from a resource-poor, low-income nation to a high-income economy in only three decades. It offers a model for developing countries and in this MOOC, leading experts will explain how...

South Korea presents a compelling story of economic growth. It’s one of few countries that made the transition from a resource-poor, low-income nation to a high-income economy in only three decades. It offers a model for developing countries and in this MOOC, leading experts will explain how...

Policy Lessons from South Korea's Development
Policy Lessons from South Korea's Development

India Habitat III National Report 2016
India Habitat III National Report 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2016.

The India National Report is a sequel to resolution 24/14 of the UN Habitat Governing Council, adopted in its twentyfourth session by which the Council invited its member states to prepare national reports on the “implementation of the Habitat-II agenda and of the other relevant internationally...

India Habitat III National Report 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Government of India, 2016.
India Habitat III National Report 2016

The India National Report is a sequel to resolution 24/14 of the UN Habitat Governing Council, adopted in its twentyfourth session by which the Council invited its member states to prepare national reports on the “implementation of the Habitat-II agenda and of the other relevant internationally...

Towards a More Equal City: Framing the Challenges and Opportunities
Beard, Victoria A., Anjali Mahendra, and Michael I. Westphal. Towards a More Equal City: Framing the Challenges and Opportunities. Washington DC: World Resources Institute , 2016.

Cities are growing differently today than before. As much as 70 percent of people in emerging cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America is under-served. Furthermore, cities face challenges in four areas:

  • Highest rates of urbanization are in sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast...

Towards a More Equal City: Framing the Challenges and Opportunities

Cities are growing differently today than before. As much as 70 percent of people in emerging cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America is under-served. Furthermore, cities face challenges in four areas:

  • Highest rates of urbanization are in sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast...

C & B of Urbanisation
Sridhar, Kala Seetharam. Costs and Benefits of Urbanization: The Indian Case In ADBI Working Paper Series. Vol. 607. Asian Development Bank Institute, 2016.

Urbanization has both benefits and costs. In a market economy, the trade-off between benefits and costs determines the level, speed, and place of urbanization. This paper summarizes research findings on how urbanization enhances productivity and economic growth in both rural and urban sectors,...

Sridhar, Kala Seetharam. Costs and Benefits of Urbanization: The Indian Case In ADBI Working Paper Series. Vol. 607. Asian Development Bank Institute, 2016.
C & B of Urbanisation

Urbanization has both benefits and costs. In a market economy, the trade-off between benefits and costs determines the level, speed, and place of urbanization. This paper summarizes research findings on how urbanization enhances productivity and economic growth in both rural and urban sectors,...

iied_ cities as engines of growth
Colenbrander, Sarah. Cities as engines of economic growth: The case for providing basic infrastructure and services in urban areas. London: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 2016.

Focusing on the electricity sector, this paper demonstrates that the investment needs associated with providing basic infrastructure and services to un-served urban populations are small relative to their benefits. Nearly 200 million urban residents, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, currently...

iied_ cities as engines of growth

Focusing on the electricity sector, this paper demonstrates that the investment needs associated with providing basic infrastructure and services to un-served urban populations are small relative to their benefits. Nearly 200 million urban residents, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, currently...

Health as the Pulse of the New Urban Agenda
Organization, World Health. Health as the Pulse of the New Urban Agenda In United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Quito - October 2016. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2016.

The Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Habitat III, will produce a new agenda for the next 20 years of urban development. For this global strategy to succeed, the health of the nearly four billion people who dwell in cities today must be a central...

Organization, World Health. Health as the Pulse of the New Urban Agenda In United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Quito - October 2016. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2016.
Health as the Pulse of the New Urban Agenda

The Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Habitat III, will produce a new agenda for the next 20 years of urban development. For this global strategy to succeed, the health of the nearly four billion people who dwell in cities today must be a central...

Towards a More Equal City
Beard, Victoria A., Anjali Mahendra, and Michael I. Westphal. Towards a More Equal City: Framing the Challenges and Opportunities In Working Paper. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute, 2016.

ities are growing differently today than before. As much as 70 percent of people in emerging cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America is under-served. Furthermore, cities face challenges in four areas:

  • Highest rates of urbanization are in sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia...

Towards a More Equal City

ities are growing differently today than before. As much as 70 percent of people in emerging cities in Asia, Africa and Latin America is under-served. Furthermore, cities face challenges in four areas:

  • Highest rates of urbanization are in sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia...

People Near Transit
Marks, Michael. People Near Transit: Improving Accessibility and Rapid Transit Coverage in Large Cities. New York: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, 2016.

Many of the world’s most important cities are expanding rapidly without adequate transportation planning. People Near Rapid Transit (PNT) measures the number of residents in a city who live within a short walking distance (1 km) of high-quality rapid transit. This is a good way to estimate...

Marks, Michael. People Near Transit: Improving Accessibility and Rapid Transit Coverage in Large Cities. New York: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, 2016.
People Near Transit

Many of the world’s most important cities are expanding rapidly without adequate transportation planning. People Near Rapid Transit (PNT) measures the number of residents in a city who live within a short walking distance (1 km) of high-quality rapid transit. This is a good way to estimate...

New Urban Agenda2016
UN Habitat III: New Urban Agenda, Outcome document from Quito. UN Habitat III, 2016.

This century will see a substantial majority of the world’s population living in urban centres. It is now estimated that 54.5% of people live in urban areas. The Habitat III conference was the first Habitat conference to take place a t a point i n history wher e majority of the world's...

New Urban Agenda2016

This century will see a substantial majority of the world’s population living in urban centres. It is now estimated that 54.5% of people live in urban areas. The Habitat III conference was the first Habitat conference to take place a t a point i n history wher e majority of the world's...

Building Smart Cities in India
Ravi, Shamika, Adie Tomer, Ankit Bhatia, and Joseph Kane. Building Smart Cities in India - Allahabad, Ajmer, And Visakhapatnam. Washington DC: Brookings India And Brookings Institution, 2016.

As India continues to experience rapid urban expansion, public and private leaders at a national, state, and local level are looking into ways to better manage larger populations and unlock greater economic potential. Launched under Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015, the “Smart Cities Mission...

Ravi, Shamika, Adie Tomer, Ankit Bhatia, and Joseph Kane. Building Smart Cities in India - Allahabad, Ajmer, And Visakhapatnam. Washington DC: Brookings India And Brookings Institution, 2016.
Building Smart Cities in India

As India continues to experience rapid urban expansion, public and private leaders at a national, state, and local level are looking into ways to better manage larger populations and unlock greater economic potential. Launched under Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015, the “Smart Cities Mission...

About the course
GTU E-Courses on Smart Cities Development In E-Learning Courses. Gujarat Technological University, 2016.

GTU-Graduate School of Smart Cities Development has announced the following four smart city certificate E-Courses beginning August 2016:

  • Smart Cities Planning and Development
  • Project Management on Smart Cities
  • Application of Solar Energy for Smart Cities
  • ...

GTU E-Courses on Smart Cities Development In E-Learning Courses. Gujarat Technological University, 2016.
About the course

GTU-Graduate School of Smart Cities Development has announced the following four smart city certificate E-Courses beginning August 2016:

  • Smart Cities Planning and Development
  • Project Management on Smart Cities
  • Application of Solar Energy for Smart Cities
  • ...

Innovation in cities
Innovation In Urban Solutions, Issue 9. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2016.

In this special issue of Urban Solutions for the World Cities Summit 2016, we explore systemic innovations around the world that are changing the way cities are governed and managed.

Singapore’s Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong shares how his government is charting new ways...

Innovation In Urban Solutions, Issue 9. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2016.
Innovation in cities

In this special issue of Urban Solutions for the World Cities Summit 2016, we explore systemic innovations around the world that are changing the way cities are governed and managed.

Singapore’s Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong shares how his government is charting new ways...

McKinsey Bridging Global Infrastructure Gaps (in Brief)
Bridging Global Infrastructure Gaps (In Brief). McKinsey&Company, 2016.

More than three years ago, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) published a comprehensive report evaluating the world’s future infrastructure needs. We found that while trillions of dollars in annual investment will be required well into the future just to keep up with expected rates of growth, a...

McKinsey Bridging Global Infrastructure Gaps (in Brief)

More than three years ago, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) published a comprehensive report evaluating the world’s future infrastructure needs. We found that while trillions of dollars in annual investment will be required well into the future just to keep up with expected rates of growth, a...

McKinsey Bridging Global Infrastructure Gaps
Bridging Global Infrastructure Gaps (Full Report). McKinsey & Company, 2016.

More than three years ago, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) published a comprehensive report evaluating the world’s future infrastructure needs. We found that while trillions of dollars in annual investment will be required well into the future just to keep up with expected rates of growth, a...

McKinsey Bridging Global Infrastructure Gaps

More than three years ago, the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) published a comprehensive report evaluating the world’s future infrastructure needs. We found that while trillions of dollars in annual investment will be required well into the future just to keep up with expected rates of growth, a...

Report Of The High Powered Committee On Decongesting Traffic In Delhi
Report Of The High Powered Committee On Decongesting Traffic In Delhi. New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

The High Powered Inter-Ministerial Committee on “Decongesting Traffic in Delhi”constituted under the directions of Hon’ble Minister of Urban Development, Government of India deliberated and finalized four primary ways of dealing with congestion. The committee came up with specific...

Report Of The High Powered Committee On Decongesting Traffic In Delhi. New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.
Report Of The High Powered Committee On Decongesting Traffic In Delhi

The High Powered Inter-Ministerial Committee on “Decongesting Traffic in Delhi”constituted under the directions of Hon’ble Minister of Urban Development, Government of India deliberated and finalized four primary ways of dealing with congestion. The committee came up with specific...

L& T journal
Transforming Cities into Metros In ECC Concord (L& T Journal). Vol. 39. Chennai, India: L&T Construction, 2016.

As cities struggle with the unbridled population growth of both people and vehicles, metro rail systems are increasingly being adopted by city after Indian city to ease traffic woes. It is not without reason that some of the toughest and most challenging stretches of the...

Transforming Cities into Metros In ECC Concord (L& T Journal). Vol. 39. Chennai, India: L&T Construction, 2016.
L& T journal

As cities struggle with the unbridled population growth of both people and vehicles, metro rail systems are increasingly being adopted by city after Indian city to ease traffic woes. It is not without reason that some of the toughest and most challenging stretches of the...

TOD
Transit Oriented Development - Guidance Document. New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is a foundational planning concept that integrates the potential of coordinating land use planning, transportation system design and infrastructure investments, as an integrated process with people and public transit. This TOD Guidance Document presents a...

Transit Oriented Development - Guidance Document. New Delhi: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.
TOD

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is a foundational planning concept that integrates the potential of coordinating land use planning, transportation system design and infrastructure investments, as an integrated process with people and public transit. This TOD Guidance Document presents a...

Reforms to Accelerate the Development of India’s Smart Cities - Shaping the Future of Urban Development & Services
Reforms to Accelerate the Development of India’s Smart Cities - Shaping the Future of Urban Development & Services. Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, 2016.

This report provides a framework to address the challenges through reforms that will help ULBs to create a thriving business environment and that will address sector-specific issues. Included are recommended actions for the private sector to initiate a constructive dialogue on urban development...

Reforms to Accelerate the Development of India’s Smart Cities - Shaping the Future of Urban Development & Services

This report provides a framework to address the challenges through reforms that will help ULBs to create a thriving business environment and that will address sector-specific issues. Included are recommended actions for the private sector to initiate a constructive dialogue on urban development...

Formulation of GIS Based Master Plan for AMRUT Cities: Design & Standards
Formulation of GIS Based Master Plan for AMRUT Cities: Design & Standards. Town and Country Planning Organisation, Ministry of Urban Development, Govenment of India, 2016.

Master Plan/Development Plan is the major tool for urban land management, providing detailed landuse allocation for the sustainable development of city/town. Most master/development plans are made for 20-year periods, in phases of five years for periodic review and revision. The most crucial...

Formulation of GIS Based Master Plan for AMRUT Cities: Design & Standards. Town and Country Planning Organisation, Ministry of Urban Development, Govenment of India, 2016.
Formulation of GIS Based Master Plan for AMRUT Cities: Design & Standards

Master Plan/Development Plan is the major tool for urban land management, providing detailed landuse allocation for the sustainable development of city/town. Most master/development plans are made for 20-year periods, in phases of five years for periodic review and revision. The most crucial...

Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development
Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development
Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development

Hear from Dr. Jagan Shah, Director of the National Institute of Urban Affairs; Munish Garg, Director (Smart Cities), Ministry of Urban Development; and Sajeesh Kumar, Deputy Secretary (Smart Cities), Ministry of Urban Development.

Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development. New Delhi: Bloomberg Philanthropies, 2016.

Hear from Dr. Jagan Shah, Director of the National Institute of Urban Affairs; Munish Garg, Director (Smart Cities), Ministry of Urban Development; and Sajeesh Kumar, Deputy Secretary (Smart Cities), Ministry of Urban Development.

Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development
Innovation Monday: Q&A on Smart Urban Form For Area-Based Development

Future-Proofing IT for Smart City Services
Ranken, Margaret. Future-Proofing IT for Smart City Services., 2016.

Smart City Services bring many benefits Smart City applications such as street light control, smart parking and road traffic management are starting to be widely deployed around the world, bringing benefits to city operations, better quality of life and reduced costs and energy use. Currently...

Future-Proofing IT for Smart City Services

Smart City Services bring many benefits Smart City applications such as street light control, smart parking and road traffic management are starting to be widely deployed around the world, bringing benefits to city operations, better quality of life and reduced costs and energy use. Currently...

Smart London Report
The Future of Smart: Harnessing Digital Innovation to Make London the Best City in the World In UPDATE REPORT OF THE SMART LONDON PLAN (2013). London: Greater London Authority, 2016.

This report looks at the Smart London Board’s progress in advising, developing and promoting the use of digital infrastructure and data in London since the published plan two years ago. It also identifies future opportunities for the next Mayor of London.
 
The Smart London...

The Future of Smart: Harnessing Digital Innovation to Make London the Best City in the World In UPDATE REPORT OF THE SMART LONDON PLAN (2013). London: Greater London Authority, 2016.
Smart London Report

This report looks at the Smart London Board’s progress in advising, developing and promoting the use of digital infrastructure and data in London since the published plan two years ago. It also identifies future opportunities for the next Mayor of London.
 
The Smart London...

Smart City Opportunities for London
Smart City Opportunities For London. London: ARUP, 2016.

Cities across the world recognise that the benefi ts of digital technology are multi-fold, including helping cities to solve their challenges and contribute to the growth of their economies. This report was commissioned by the Greater London Authority (GLA) to investigate how London can make the...

Smart City Opportunities for London

Cities across the world recognise that the benefi ts of digital technology are multi-fold, including helping cities to solve their challenges and contribute to the growth of their economies. This report was commissioned by the Greater London Authority (GLA) to investigate how London can make the...

Bilbao's Transformation
Alayo, Juan. Presentation on Bilbao's Transformation  In Presentations in Workshop on India Smart Cities Mission: Next Steps., 2016.

On 22-23 February 2015, a special workshop on Next Steps was organized by the SCM, with the 20 winning cities and the 23 fast-track cities, on how to rework their smart city plans and make them better. All the 20 winners were urged to launch their implementation before 28 June, 2016 – in less...

Alayo, Juan. Presentation on Bilbao's Transformation  In Presentations in Workshop on India Smart Cities Mission: Next Steps., 2016.
Bilbao's Transformation

On 22-23 February 2015, a special workshop on Next Steps was organized by the SCM, with the 20 winning cities and the 23 fast-track cities, on how to rework their smart city plans and make them better. All the 20 winners were urged to launch their implementation before 28 June, 2016 – in less...

Good Practice Guide - Climate Change Adaptation in Delta Cities
Good Practice Guide - Climate Change Adaptation in Delta Cities. London: C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, 2016.

More than two-thirds of the world's largest cities are coastal delta cities. These cities are vulnerable to rising sea levels as a result of climate change, while millions of people are already being exposed to the risk of extreme storms and flooding events. By the middle of this century, the...

Good Practice Guide - Climate Change Adaptation in Delta Cities. London: C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, 2016.
Good Practice Guide - Climate Change Adaptation in Delta Cities

More than two-thirds of the world's largest cities are coastal delta cities. These cities are vulnerable to rising sea levels as a result of climate change, while millions of people are already being exposed to the risk of extreme storms and flooding events. By the middle of this century, the...

Good Practice Guide - Climate Positive Development
Good Practice Guide - Climate Positive Development. London: C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, 2016.

More than 50% of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, with the percentage expected to grow to more than 70% by 2050. Planning and development of low-carbon, compact and connected cities is critical to sustainably manage this significant urbanisation trend. Fortunately, C40...

Good Practice Guide - Climate Positive Development. London: C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, 2016.
Good Practice Guide - Climate Positive Development

More than 50% of the world’s population currently lives in urban areas, with the percentage expected to grow to more than 70% by 2050. Planning and development of low-carbon, compact and connected cities is critical to sustainably manage this significant urbanisation trend. Fortunately, C40...

Transit Oriented Development
Good Practice Guide - Transit Oriented Development. London: C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group , 2016.

Cities worldwide are aiming to create more liveable, compact and well-connected communities to reverse the trend of sprawling development that relies on private vehicle travel and is poorly connected to public transit.

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is an urban planning principle that...

Good Practice Guide - Transit Oriented Development. London: C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group , 2016.
Transit Oriented Development

Cities worldwide are aiming to create more liveable, compact and well-connected communities to reverse the trend of sprawling development that relies on private vehicle travel and is poorly connected to public transit.

Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is an urban planning principle that...

World Development Report 2016
World Bank Group. World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends., 2016.

Digital technologies are spreading rapidly, but digital dividends—the broader benefits of faster growth, more jobs, and better services—are not. If more than 40 percent of adults in East Africa pay their utility bills using a mobile phone, why can’t others around the world do the same? If 8...

World Development Report 2016

Digital technologies are spreading rapidly, but digital dividends—the broader benefits of faster growth, more jobs, and better services—are not. If more than 40 percent of adults in East Africa pay their utility bills using a mobile phone, why can’t others around the world do the same? If 8...

Lucknow Smart City Proposal
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Annexures
,
Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Lucknow. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Lucknow Smart City aspires to leverage its culture and heritage by investing in inclusive and transformative solutions that enhance the quality of life for its citizens.

Lucknow Smart City proposes to invest about 1475.44 Cr in its Area-Based Development. The chosen retrofitting area,...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Lucknow. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Lucknow Smart City Proposal
,
Annexures
,
Projects

Lucknow Smart City aspires to leverage its culture and heritage by investing in inclusive and transformative solutions that enhance the quality of life for its citizens.

Lucknow Smart City proposes to invest about 1475.44 Cr in its Area-Based Development. The chosen retrofitting area,...

Smart City Proposal-Warangal
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Annexures
,
Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Warangal. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Warangal aspires to be the cultural capital of Telangana and will continue to be the centre of heritage and cultural tourism, which Telangana people proudly identify.

Warangal’s area based development (ABD) envisions to retrofit and redevelop 1,583 acres centered on Central Area of...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Warangal. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Warangal
,
Annexures
,
Projects

Warangal aspires to be the cultural capital of Telangana and will continue to be the centre of heritage and cultural tourism, which Telangana people proudly identify.

Warangal’s area based development (ABD) envisions to retrofit and redevelop 1,583 acres centered on Central Area of...

Smart City Proposal-Dharamsala
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Annexures
,
Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Dharamsala. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

...the Vision 2025 for Dharamshala was formulated as - "A global tourist destination for all reasons and all seasons which is sustainable, resilient and smart while being, for its residents, a city which is livable, economically vibrant, safe and inclusive."

Based on the outcomes of the...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Dharamsala. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Dharamsala
,
Annexures
,
Projects

...the Vision 2025 for Dharamshala was formulated as - "A global tourist destination for all reasons and all seasons which is sustainable, resilient and smart while being, for its residents, a city which is livable, economically vibrant, safe and inclusive."

Based on the outcomes of the...

Smart City Proposal-Chandigarh
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Annexures
,
Proposed Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Chandigarh. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

VISION STATEMENT: ‘A Vibrant and Unique Regional Centre. The City beautiful is envisioned to become leader in livability, sustainability, equality, and innovation.’

The Area Based Development (ABD) proposal aspires to address the key issues that emerged out of citizen engagement and...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Chandigarh. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Chandigarh
,
Annexures
,
Proposed Projects

VISION STATEMENT: ‘A Vibrant and Unique Regional Centre. The City beautiful is envisioned to become leader in livability, sustainability, equality, and innovation.’

The Area Based Development (ABD) proposal aspires to address the key issues that emerged out of citizen engagement and...

Smart City Proposal-Raipur
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Annexures
,
Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Raipur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Through extensive Citizen consultation and a robust review of SWOT the City has voted and adopted the Vision which has a Four pronged approach comprising of "Clean, Connected, Cohesive and Credible(4Cs) RAIPUR"

'More' Raipur City Central(MRCC) is a 777acre Retrofit and redevelopment model...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Raipur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Raipur
,
Annexures
,
Projects

Through extensive Citizen consultation and a robust review of SWOT the City has voted and adopted the Vision which has a Four pronged approach comprising of "Clean, Connected, Cohesive and Credible(4Cs) RAIPUR"

'More' Raipur City Central(MRCC) is a 777acre Retrofit and redevelopment model...

Smart City Proposal-New Town Kolkatta
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Projects
,
Annexures
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-New Town Kolkata. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

“New Town Kolkata Smart City aspires to leverage its existing and future investments to create a livable city that is economically vibrant and takes pride in itself”

The strategy is to improve quality of life and create economic opportunities - improving livability in an area having...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-New Town Kolkata. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-New Town Kolkatta
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Projects
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Annexures

“New Town Kolkata Smart City aspires to leverage its existing and future investments to create a livable city that is economically vibrant and takes pride in itself”

The strategy is to improve quality of life and create economic opportunities - improving livability in an area having...

Smart City Proposal-Bhagalpur
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Bhagalpur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The Vision for Bhagalpur has emerged from the SWOT analysis as well as the aspirations expressed by citizens. Bhagalpur aspires to be a city where municipal governance is in-sync with citizens’ needs and the citizenry is aware, and responsible, with a sense of ownership for the city.

...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Bhagalpur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Bhagalpur
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Annexures
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Projects

The Vision for Bhagalpur has emerged from the SWOT analysis as well as the aspirations expressed by citizens. Bhagalpur aspires to be a city where municipal governance is in-sync with citizens’ needs and the citizenry is aware, and responsible, with a sense of ownership for the city.

...

Smart City Proposal-Panaji
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Panaji. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The vision for Panaji’s development, as defined in the Holistic Master Plan of the city in 2013, has been reiterated in the current consultative process: “Transforming the City of Panaji into a world-class, environmentally sustainable and liveable city for all, while preserving its heritage,...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Panaji. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Panaji
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Annexures
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Projects

The vision for Panaji’s development, as defined in the Holistic Master Plan of the city in 2013, has been reiterated in the current consultative process: “Transforming the City of Panaji into a world-class, environmentally sustainable and liveable city for all, while preserving its heritage,...

Smart City Proposal-Port Blair
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Port Blair. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

VISION STATEMENT: To make Port Blair a vibrant and Eco-friendly tourist destination, focusing on economic development, efficient urban services, participatory social development and connectivity.

In case of Port Blair, the (...)  area based development is proposed to be realized through...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Port Blair. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Port Blair
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Annexures
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Projects

VISION STATEMENT: To make Port Blair a vibrant and Eco-friendly tourist destination, focusing on economic development, efficient urban services, participatory social development and connectivity.

In case of Port Blair, the (...)  area based development is proposed to be realized through...

Smart City Proposal-Imphal
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Imphal. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Based on the vision of Imphal, the following goals and aspirations are envisioned based on the five strategic pillars of the city:

1. Revitalisation of Central Business District  2.Tourism and Heritage Precincts 3. Smart Mobility 4. Smart Infrastructure 5. Smart Governance

Imphal...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Imphal. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Imphal
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Annexures
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Projects

Based on the vision of Imphal, the following goals and aspirations are envisioned based on the five strategic pillars of the city:

1. Revitalisation of Central Business District  2.Tourism and Heritage Precincts 3. Smart Mobility 4. Smart Infrastructure 5. Smart Governance

Imphal...

Smart City Proposal-Ranchi
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Ranchi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Ranchi aspires to be a learning & knowledge hub of Eastern India  that provides sustainable and vibrant environment to its citizens, by addressing their socio-economic needs by leveraging its knowledge institution ecosystem.

Area based development in Ranchi envisages development of a...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Ranchi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Ranchi
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Annexures
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Projects

Ranchi aspires to be a learning & knowledge hub of Eastern India  that provides sustainable and vibrant environment to its citizens, by addressing their socio-economic needs by leveraging its knowledge institution ecosystem.

Area based development in Ranchi envisages development of a...

Smart City Proposal-Agartala
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Agartala. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Vision Statement: “To become one of the most livable cities of India by improving mobility and to provide inclusive, sustainable and safe environment for social and economic development”.

Retrofitting and Redevelopment of 2800 acres of CBD area will boost city's image as state capital and...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Agartala. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal-Agartala
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Annexures
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Projects

Vision Statement: “To become one of the most livable cities of India by improving mobility and to provide inclusive, sustainable and safe environment for social and economic development”.

Retrofitting and Redevelopment of 2800 acres of CBD area will boost city's image as state capital and...

SCP and Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Faridabad. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Vision: Faridabad aspires to be an innovation hub for manufacturing by leveraging its economic strengths and  transforming itself to a cleaner, greener city by introducing smarter way of living.

The area chosen for an area-based development measures 1267 acres and comprises of sector of...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Faridabad. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
SCP and Annexures
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Projects

Vision: Faridabad aspires to be an innovation hub for manufacturing by leveraging its economic strengths and  transforming itself to a cleaner, greener city by introducing smarter way of living.

The area chosen for an area-based development measures 1267 acres and comprises of sector of...

Smart City Proposal Bhubaneswar
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Annexures
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Proposed Projects
The Smart City Challenge Round 1: Smart City Proposal Bhubaneswar. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Bhubaneswar, through participatory decision-making, responsible governance and open access to information and technology, to be a:

• Transit oriented city with a compact urban form that promotes active, connected and sustainable mobility choices

• Livable city providing diverse...

The Smart City Challenge Round 1: Smart City Proposal Bhubaneswar. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Bhubaneswar
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Annexures
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Proposed Projects

Bhubaneswar, through participatory decision-making, responsible governance and open access to information and technology, to be a:

• Transit oriented city with a compact urban form that promotes active, connected and sustainable mobility choices

• Livable city providing diverse...

Smart City Proposal Pune
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Pune. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Leveraging its rich cultural and natural heritage, strong human capital and strong business environment as key strengths, Pune aspires to become one of the most liveable cities in India by solving its core infrastructure issues in a “future-proof” way, and by making its neighbourhoods beautiful...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Pune. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Pune
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Annexures
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Projects

Leveraging its rich cultural and natural heritage, strong human capital and strong business environment as key strengths, Pune aspires to become one of the most liveable cities in India by solving its core infrastructure issues in a “future-proof” way, and by making its neighbourhoods beautiful...

Smart City Proposal Jaipur
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Jaipur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Jaipur Smart City aspires to leverage its heritage and tourism, and through innovative and inclusive solutions, enhance the quality of life of its citizens.

Area based Proposal: Renewal, revitalization and adaptive reuse of  600 acres walled city area for boosting local...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Jaipur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Jaipur
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Projects

Jaipur Smart City aspires to leverage its heritage and tourism, and through innovative and inclusive solutions, enhance the quality of life of its citizens.

Area based Proposal: Renewal, revitalization and adaptive reuse of  600 acres walled city area for boosting local...

Smart City Proposal Surat
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Annexures
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Proposed projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Surat. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

“Smart Utilization of Surat Potential for enhancing Quality of life for the citizens by Providing Equal Access to Best Quality Physical Infrastructure, Social Infrastructure and Mobility; Thus making Surat a Futuristic Global city with focus on enhancing economy, protecting the ecology and...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Surat. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Surat
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Annexures
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Proposed projects

“Smart Utilization of Surat Potential for enhancing Quality of life for the citizens by Providing Equal Access to Best Quality Physical Infrastructure, Social Infrastructure and Mobility; Thus making Surat a Futuristic Global city with focus on enhancing economy, protecting the ecology and...

Smart City Proposal Kochi
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kochi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The Vision is “to transform Kochi into an inclusive, vibrant city of opportunities with efficient urban services, sustainable growth and ease of living"

Area Based Solution: A holistic replicable Retrofit Transformation of ~7 sq km of Fort Kochi-Mattancherry-Central City linked by...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kochi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Kochi
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Annexures
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Projects

The Vision is “to transform Kochi into an inclusive, vibrant city of opportunities with efficient urban services, sustainable growth and ease of living"

Area Based Solution: A holistic replicable Retrofit Transformation of ~7 sq km of Fort Kochi-Mattancherry-Central City linked by...

Smart City Proposal Ahmedabad
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Ahmedabad. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Vision Statement for the Smart City Mission: “PROVIDING EFFICIENT, AFFORDABLE, EQUITABLE AND CUSTOMIZED GOVERNANCE FOR THE CITIZENS OF AHMEDABAD”

In line with the strategic principles of compact development and inclusive development, the area chosen (for Area Based Development) is a...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Ahmedabad. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Ahmedabad
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Annexures
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Projects

Vision Statement for the Smart City Mission: “PROVIDING EFFICIENT, AFFORDABLE, EQUITABLE AND CUSTOMIZED GOVERNANCE FOR THE CITIZENS OF AHMEDABAD”

In line with the strategic principles of compact development and inclusive development, the area chosen (for Area Based Development) is a...

Smart City Proposal Jabalpur
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Jabalpur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

City Vision: “Transforming Jabalpur into a vibrant regional economic and cultural hub through inclusive urban regeneration, to act as a magnet for investment and new opportunities for the youth.”

Jabalpur's ABD relies on a financially robust and sustainable, Retrofit cum Redevelopment '...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Jabalpur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Jabalpur
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Annexures
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Projects

City Vision: “Transforming Jabalpur into a vibrant regional economic and cultural hub through inclusive urban regeneration, to act as a magnet for investment and new opportunities for the youth.”

Jabalpur's ABD relies on a financially robust and sustainable, Retrofit cum Redevelopment '...

Smart City Proposal Visakhapatnam
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Annexures
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Proposed projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Visakhapatnam. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

(The) approach towards the Smart City Plan for Vizag revolves around the vision of creating - "A Resilient and Healthy Metropolis for People". The city of destiny is envisioned to become a leader in sustainability, healthy living, equality and innovation.

The Area Based Development (ABD)...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Visakhapatnam. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Visakhapatnam
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Annexures
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Proposed projects

(The) approach towards the Smart City Plan for Vizag revolves around the vision of creating - "A Resilient and Healthy Metropolis for People". The city of destiny is envisioned to become a leader in sustainability, healthy living, equality and innovation.

The Area Based Development (ABD)...

Smart City Proposal Solapur
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Solapur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Based on the strategic blueprint for Solapur, the two goals that the city shall strive to achieve are: Clean and Efficient. These goals also stand out in the various suggestions and feedbacks received from the citizens and other stakeholders. The agreed vision for the city is: “Solapur: Clean,...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Solapur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Solapur
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Annexures
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Projects

Based on the strategic blueprint for Solapur, the two goals that the city shall strive to achieve are: Clean and Efficient. These goals also stand out in the various suggestions and feedbacks received from the citizens and other stakeholders. The agreed vision for the city is: “Solapur: Clean,...

Smart City Proposal Davanagere
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Davanagere. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Vision Statement - “Davanagere aspires to be a city where L.I.F.E nestles”.

L – Livable in Safety and Convenience  ,

I –  Inclusive,

F – Financially Vibrant, Futuristic ,

E – Edutainment, Economic Prosperity and Environmental Friendly.

The intent is to...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Davanagere. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Davanagere
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Annexures
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Projects

Vision Statement - “Davanagere aspires to be a city where L.I.F.E nestles”.

L – Livable in Safety and Convenience  ,

I –  Inclusive,

F – Financially Vibrant, Futuristic ,

E – Edutainment, Economic Prosperity and Environmental Friendly.

The intent is to...

Smart City Proposal Indore
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Indore. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Vision Statement - “Imagining Indore to Inherit, Innovate, Include, Incubate and Invest" for "An ideal world-class smart commercial metropolis that thrives on investment opportunities, incubating business and ideas, rich inheritance and inclusive development"

Area Based Development: "...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Indore. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Indore
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Annexures
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Projects

Vision Statement - “Imagining Indore to Inherit, Innovate, Include, Incubate and Invest" for "An ideal world-class smart commercial metropolis that thrives on investment opportunities, incubating business and ideas, rich inheritance and inclusive development"

Area Based Development: "...

Smart City Proposal New Delhi
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Annexures
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Proposed projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal New Delhi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

NDMC Vision for Smart City is thus : “To be the Global Benchmark for a Capital City”

The New Delhi City Centre (NDCC), consisting of Connaught Place and contiguous surrounding areas of approx. 550 acres, has been selected for undertaking the retrofitting model of development, based on...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal New Delhi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal New Delhi
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Annexures
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Proposed projects

NDMC Vision for Smart City is thus : “To be the Global Benchmark for a Capital City”

The New Delhi City Centre (NDCC), consisting of Connaught Place and contiguous surrounding areas of approx. 550 acres, has been selected for undertaking the retrofitting model of development, based on...

Smart City Proposal Coimbatore
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Annexures
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Proposed projects
The Smart City Challenge Round 1: Smart City Proposal Coimbatore. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Coimbatore will be an INCLUSIVE, SECURE and EFFECTIVELY GOVERNED METROPOLIS that offers the HIGHEST QUALITY OF LIVING for its progressive and  diverse populace by providing UNIVERSAL BEST-IN-CLASS CIVIC SERVICES, enabling SEAMLESS MOBILITY, fostering a DYNAMIC VIBRANT ECONOMY and nurturing CLEAN...

The Smart City Challenge Round 1: Smart City Proposal Coimbatore. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Coimbatore
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Annexures
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Proposed projects

Coimbatore will be an INCLUSIVE, SECURE and EFFECTIVELY GOVERNED METROPOLIS that offers the HIGHEST QUALITY OF LIVING for its progressive and  diverse populace by providing UNIVERSAL BEST-IN-CLASS CIVIC SERVICES, enabling SEAMLESS MOBILITY, fostering a DYNAMIC VIBRANT ECONOMY and nurturing CLEAN...

Smart City Proposal Kakinada
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kakinada. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The vision of the city is to “Transform Kakinada from Pensioners’ Paradise to Economic Destination”. A city that is Economically Vibrant, Inclusive, Liveable & Sustainable based on its existing and potential strengths including the Port, Tourism and the Oil & Gas Sector.

The ideas...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kakinada. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Kakinada
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Annexures
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Projects

The vision of the city is to “Transform Kakinada from Pensioners’ Paradise to Economic Destination”. A city that is Economically Vibrant, Inclusive, Liveable & Sustainable based on its existing and potential strengths including the Port, Tourism and the Oil & Gas Sector.

The ideas...

Smart City Proposal Belagavi
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Belagavi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Belagavi, a thousand year old city with a rich heritage and a mosaic of different communities has a vision of an "inclusive, livable, culturally vibrant city emerging as an eminent destination for health, education, ancillary industry and logistics sectors".    (HEAL City).

The idea (for...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Belagavi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Belagavi
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Annexures
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Projects

Belagavi, a thousand year old city with a rich heritage and a mosaic of different communities has a vision of an "inclusive, livable, culturally vibrant city emerging as an eminent destination for health, education, ancillary industry and logistics sectors".    (HEAL City).

The idea (for...

Smart City Proposal Udaipur
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Annexures
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Udaipur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The Vision that has emerged from the strategy and consultative process is - “Eternal Udaipur: World's favourite Lakeside Heritage City”

Area Based Development: The plan is to modernise the civic amenities of the area selected while preserving the lakes and heritage which would tie in with...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Udaipur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Udaipur
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Annexures

The Vision that has emerged from the strategy and consultative process is - “Eternal Udaipur: World's favourite Lakeside Heritage City”

Area Based Development: The plan is to modernise the civic amenities of the area selected while preserving the lakes and heritage which would tie in with...

Smart City Proposal Guwahati
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Guwahati. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The Smart city plan envisions the city to establish itself as a Regional Hub for the North East India and a World Class Guwahati City by anchoring and reorienting the city towards its natural assets.

Retrofitting of Contiguous area of 696 acres of connected water bodies of the city, which...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Guwahati. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Guwahati
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Annexures
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Projects

The Smart city plan envisions the city to establish itself as a Regional Hub for the North East India and a World Class Guwahati City by anchoring and reorienting the city towards its natural assets.

Retrofitting of Contiguous area of 696 acres of connected water bodies of the city, which...

Smart City Proposal Chennai
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Chennai. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

VISION STATEMENT: Chennai_City for Everyone: A universal cultural hub for safe and sustainable living with enhanced mobility, smart urban infrastructure and become more resilient to the physical, social, and economic challenges.

T Nagar (6.95 sqkm / 1,717 acres) is shortlisted for area...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Chennai. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Chennai
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Annexures
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Projects

VISION STATEMENT: Chennai_City for Everyone: A universal cultural hub for safe and sustainable living with enhanced mobility, smart urban infrastructure and become more resilient to the physical, social, and economic challenges.

T Nagar (6.95 sqkm / 1,717 acres) is shortlisted for area...

Smart City Proposal Ludhiana
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Ludhiana. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

VISION STATEMENT: “LUDHIANA CITY IN 2025- PROVIDING ENHANCED QUALITY OF LIFE TO CITIZENS ALONG WITH ACCELERATED GROWTH AND SUSTAINED PROSPERITY”

The proposal delivers smartest practices in the most geographically, economically and socially impactful area of the city. The pilot area would...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Ludhiana. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Ludhiana
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Annexures
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Projects

VISION STATEMENT: “LUDHIANA CITY IN 2025- PROVIDING ENHANCED QUALITY OF LIFE TO CITIZENS ALONG WITH ACCELERATED GROWTH AND SUSTAINED PROSPERITY”

The proposal delivers smartest practices in the most geographically, economically and socially impactful area of the city. The pilot area would...

Smart City Proposal Bhopal
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Bhopal. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The vision for Bhopal has been formulated as: “Transforming Bhopal, a City of Lakes, Tradition& Heritage into a leading destination for Smart, Connected and Eco Friendly communities focused on Education, Research, Entrepreneurship and Tourism”

Area Based Proposal: Shivaji Nagar...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Bhopal. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Smart City Proposal Bhopal
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Annexures
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Projects

The vision for Bhopal has been formulated as: “Transforming Bhopal, a City of Lakes, Tradition& Heritage into a leading destination for Smart, Connected and Eco Friendly communities focused on Education, Research, Entrepreneurship and Tourism”

Area Based Proposal: Shivaji Nagar...

 WUG6 Smart-Cities
What's Up, Germany?: Smart Cities. New Delhi: German Embassy New Delhi, 2016.

What’s Up Germany? is a quarterly e-magazine brought out by the German Embassy New Delhi. It provides young Indian readers interesting and entertaining information about Germany and India. The themes are topical and relevant, and vary across each issue. What’s Up, Germany?‘s...

What's Up, Germany?: Smart Cities. New Delhi: German Embassy New Delhi, 2016.
 WUG6 Smart-Cities

What’s Up Germany? is a quarterly e-magazine brought out by the German Embassy New Delhi. It provides young Indian readers interesting and entertaining information about Germany and India. The themes are topical and relevant, and vary across each issue. What’s Up, Germany?‘s...

Presentation on Smart City Proposal
Presentation on Smart City Proposal - Bhubaneswar . Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, 2016.

The presentation refers to the Smart City Proposal for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation.

Presentation on Smart City Proposal - Bhubaneswar . Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation, 2016.
Presentation on Smart City Proposal

The presentation refers to the Smart City Proposal for Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation.

Presentation on Smart City Proposal
Presentation on Smart City Proposal - Pune. Pune Municipal Corporation, 2016.

The presentation refers to the Smart City Proposal for Pune Municipal Corporation.

Presentation on Smart City Proposal - Pune. Pune Municipal Corporation, 2016.
Presentation on Smart City Proposal

The presentation refers to the Smart City Proposal for Pune Municipal Corporation.

Presentation on Smart City
Presentation on Smart City Proposal - Indore. Indore Municipal Corporation, 2016.

The presentation refers to the Smart City Proposal for Indore Municipal Corporation.

Presentation on Smart City Proposal - Indore. Indore Municipal Corporation, 2016.
Presentation on Smart City

The presentation refers to the Smart City Proposal for Indore Municipal Corporation.

Urbanization And Development: Emerging Futures - World Cities Report 2016
Urbanization And Development: Emerging Futures - World Cities Report 2016. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), 2016.

The analysis of urban development of the past twenty years presented in this maiden edition of the World Cities Report shows, with compelling evidence, that there are new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and learning that can sustain positive change. The...

Urbanization And Development: Emerging Futures - World Cities Report 2016. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), 2016.
Urbanization And Development: Emerging Futures - World Cities Report 2016

The analysis of urban development of the past twenty years presented in this maiden edition of the World Cities Report shows, with compelling evidence, that there are new forms of collaboration and cooperation, planning, governance, finance and learning that can sustain positive change. The...

The Challenges of Global Poverty
The Challenges of Global Poverty
edX:The Challenges of Global Poverty

This is a course for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty, and are hopeful that economists might have something useful to say about this challenge. The questions we will take up include: Is extreme poverty a thing of the past? What is economic...

This is a course for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty, and are hopeful that economists might have something useful to say about this challenge. The questions we will take up include: Is extreme poverty a thing of the past? What is economic...

The Challenges of Global Poverty
The Challenges of Global Poverty

Surat Smart City Book
Surat Smart City Proposal. Surat: Surat Smart City Development Limited, 2016.

The booklet provides an overview of the proposals for the Smart City Surat. 

Surat Smart City Proposal. Surat: Surat Smart City Development Limited, 2016.
Surat Smart City Book

The booklet provides an overview of the proposals for the Smart City Surat. 

Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning (Self-paced)

About this course: Urbanization is the defining global phenomenon of this century. For the first time in history, more than half the world’s population lives in urban areas. Between 2000 and 2030, in developing countries, the urban population is expected to double, and entire...

About this course: Urbanization is the defining global phenomenon of this century. For the first time in history, more than half the world’s population lives in urban areas. Between 2000 and 2030, in developing countries, the urban population is expected to double, and entire...

Transit Oriented Development at a Corridor Scale (Facilitated)

About this course: Transit oriented development (TOD) is a powerful cross-cutting urban planning strategy to achieve sustainable urban form through integrating land use and transport. It promotes compact, mixed use and income, pedestrian- and bike friendly development organized...

About this course: Transit oriented development (TOD) is a powerful cross-cutting urban planning strategy to achieve sustainable urban form through integrating land use and transport. It promotes compact, mixed use and income, pedestrian- and bike friendly development organized...

NIUA-HUDCO Study 2016
Towns of India: Demography, Economy and Social Structures, and the Status of Basic Infrastructure and Housing. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2016.

An increasing number of people live in small and medium-sized towns in the periphery of large cities as the world completes its process of urban transition. India is no exception to this phenomenon.  It is in these towns where national economies are to be built, solutions to global challenges...

NIUA-HUDCO Study 2016

An increasing number of people live in small and medium-sized towns in the periphery of large cities as the world completes its process of urban transition. India is no exception to this phenomenon.  It is in these towns where national economies are to be built, solutions to global challenges...

Status of children in urban India
Status of Children in Urban India: Baseline Study 2016. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2016.

This document has been created by National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) under the Child– friendly Smart Cities (CFSC) initiative with the aim of providing an information base about children in India in the urban context. This research study serves as a first measure of the status of...

Status of Children in Urban India: Baseline Study 2016. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2016.
Status of children in urban India

This document has been created by National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) under the Child– friendly Smart Cities (CFSC) initiative with the aim of providing an information base about children in India in the urban context. This research study serves as a first measure of the status of...

Indicators for Child Friendly Cities
Indicators for Child friendly Local Development: I-CHILD. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2016.

This document provides indicators to assess the gaps in India’s urban policy and implementation towards child development with special emphasis on the realm of urban planning and local development. In this context, the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) is currently executing The Child-...

Indicators for Child friendly Local Development: I-CHILD. New Delhi, India: National Institute of Urban Affairs, 2016.
Indicators for Child Friendly Cities

This document provides indicators to assess the gaps in India’s urban policy and implementation towards child development with special emphasis on the realm of urban planning and local development. In this context, the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) is currently executing The Child-...

Smart City Proposal-Ujjain
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Ujjain _Annexure
The Smart City Challenge-Round 2: Smart City Proposal-Ujjain. Ujjain Municipal Corporation, 2016.

The adage 'Culture Binds Communities' can be perfectly applied to Ujjain; there cannot be revitalisation of the urban spaces without the socio-economic enrichment of its citizenry. in the strategic blueprint for Ujjain; the religious & cultural heritage assets are not just being preserved...

Smart City Proposal-Ujjain
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Ujjain _Annexure

The adage 'Culture Binds Communities' can be perfectly applied to Ujjain; there cannot be revitalisation of the urban spaces without the socio-economic enrichment of its citizenry. in the strategic blueprint for Ujjain; the religious & cultural heritage assets are not just being preserved...

Proposal
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Projects
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Tirupati Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Tirupathi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

On an average 75,000 pilgrims visit Tirupati daily. The city holds several religious festivals and congregations throughout the year. Therefore the city wants to focus on enhancing already existing spiritual ambience and provide infrastructure for a vibrant, thriving town where the local...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Tirupathi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Projects
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Tirupati Annexure

On an average 75,000 pilgrims visit Tirupati daily. The city holds several religious festivals and congregations throughout the year. Therefore the city wants to focus on enhancing already existing spiritual ambience and provide infrastructure for a vibrant, thriving town where the local...

Proposal
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Mangaluru. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Mangaluru’s heritage as an important sea trading port created a cosmopolitan city with a diverse economy, characterised by fisheries, tile factories, boat- building and a crucial connection with the Lakshadweep Archipelago. Decline in traditional industries coincided with a rise in IT, Banking,...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Mangaluru. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Projects

Mangaluru’s heritage as an important sea trading port created a cosmopolitan city with a diverse economy, characterised by fisheries, tile factories, boat- building and a crucial connection with the Lakshadweep Archipelago. Decline in traditional industries coincided with a rise in IT, Banking,...

Proposal
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Annexure
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Shivamogga. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Shivamogga wants to become gateway to Malnad, and transform itself into a leading eco tourism destination through green urbanism. Some of its goals are; to optimise water usage through smart metering, to ensure 100% segregation and recycling of solid waste in sustainable manner, to create new E...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Shivamogga. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Annexure
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Projects

Shivamogga wants to become gateway to Malnad, and transform itself into a leading eco tourism destination through green urbanism. Some of its goals are; to optimise water usage through smart metering, to ensure 100% segregation and recycling of solid waste in sustainable manner, to create new E...

Proposal
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Projects
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Annexure
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Hubballi-Dharwad. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Hubballi- Dharwad aspires to be the gateway to southern Deccan region for trade, business and commerce. It intends to achieve this with the spirit if inclusion and citizen empowerment by synergizing the location advantage, technology, infrastructure, manpower resource and smart governance. Some...

The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Hubballi-Dharwad. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Projects
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Annexure

Hubballi- Dharwad aspires to be the gateway to southern Deccan region for trade, business and commerce. It intends to achieve this with the spirit if inclusion and citizen empowerment by synergizing the location advantage, technology, infrastructure, manpower resource and smart governance. Some...

Proposal
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Projects
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Tumakuru Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Tumakuru. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Tumkur wants to transform itself from a mere edge city of Bengaluru to the most preferred destination within the region with a strong focus on economic development and provision of enhanced connectivity, high quality of life, ecological integration and inclusive development.  Provision of basic...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Tumakuru. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Projects
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Tumakuru Annexure

Tumkur wants to transform itself from a mere edge city of Bengaluru to the most preferred destination within the region with a strong focus on economic development and provision of enhanced connectivity, high quality of life, ecological integration and inclusive development.  Provision of basic...

Proposal
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Projects
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Annexure
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Gwalior., 2016.

The city of Gwalior wants to comprehensively transform Gwalior through promotion of heritage and cultural assets to create new Economic opportunities and reinforce its strengths in education, health and trade. The focus area on enhancing city identity and culture aims to strengthen Gwalior’s...

Proposal
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Projects
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Annexure

The city of Gwalior wants to comprehensively transform Gwalior through promotion of heritage and cultural assets to create new Economic opportunities and reinforce its strengths in education, health and trade. The focus area on enhancing city identity and culture aims to strengthen Gwalior’s...

Proposal
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge-Stage 2: Smart City Proposal-Ujjain., 2016.

Ujjain is one of the oldest living cities of the world and one of the smart and prosperous cities of ancient India recognised for its cultural, political, commercial and educational capital in that era. The proposal aims to rejenuvate this inherent heritage and knowledge potential to make the...

Proposal
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Projects

Ujjain is one of the oldest living cities of the world and one of the smart and prosperous cities of ancient India recognised for its cultural, political, commercial and educational capital in that era. The proposal aims to rejenuvate this inherent heritage and knowledge potential to make the...

Proposal
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Projects
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Nashik Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Nashik. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Nashik on Godavari River is a city renowned for its cultural heritage and now as the “Wine Capital of India”. It provides diverse cultural lifestyle. It is a part of economically vibrant Mumbai-Pune-Nashik Golden Triangle. Now, it plans to develop itself into a tourism destination by improving...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Nashik. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Projects
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Nashik Annexure

Nashik on Godavari River is a city renowned for its cultural heritage and now as the “Wine Capital of India”. It provides diverse cultural lifestyle. It is a part of economically vibrant Mumbai-Pune-Nashik Golden Triangle. Now, it plans to develop itself into a tourism destination by improving...

Proposal
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Projects
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Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Thane. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Thane is a city where the waterfront and lakes are interwoven into the tapestry of everyday life of citizens providing them with a distinct urban experience. The city envisions that it will be a city that would make its citizens feel free, comfortable and safe. For this it wants to improve...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Thane. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Projects
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Annexure

Thane is a city where the waterfront and lakes are interwoven into the tapestry of everyday life of citizens providing them with a distinct urban experience. The city envisions that it will be a city that would make its citizens feel free, comfortable and safe. For this it wants to improve...

Proposal
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Projects
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Nagpur Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Nagpur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Nagpur has chosen for itself formula of “e3i”, where the three “E” stands for making it an eco friendly, edu-city, electronically connected city while “I” is chosen to make it inclusive.Some of the plans to achieve this dream are; to converge Nag riverfront development and Metro rail projects to...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Nagpur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Projects
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Nagpur Annexure

Nagpur has chosen for itself formula of “e3i”, where the three “E” stands for making it an eco friendly, edu-city, electronically connected city while “I” is chosen to make it inclusive.Some of the plans to achieve this dream are; to converge Nag riverfront development and Metro rail projects to...

Smart City Proposal
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Projects
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Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kalyan-Dombivli., 2016.

Safe transport with availability of mass movement and a good environment are the key priority issues identified by the citizens and reflected in the proposal.  The city aims to enhance pedestrian pathways especially around railways, provide ample public transport. The city further aims to...

Smart City Proposal
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Projects
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Annexure

Safe transport with availability of mass movement and a good environment are the key priority issues identified by the citizens and reflected in the proposal.  The city aims to enhance pedestrian pathways especially around railways, provide ample public transport. The city further aims to...

Proposal
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Aurangabad., 2016.

Aurangabad proposes to be a citizen friendly and socially inclusive Tourism, Heritage and Industrial city with world class infrastructure and safe environment. Safe mobility, more open spaces, non vehicle streets, provision of basic infrastructure are major goals for making the city citizen...

Proposal
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Projects

Aurangabad proposes to be a citizen friendly and socially inclusive Tourism, Heritage and Industrial city with world class infrastructure and safe environment. Safe mobility, more open spaces, non vehicle streets, provision of basic infrastructure are major goals for making the city citizen...

Proposal
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Projects
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Kohima Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kohima. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Kohima aims to leverage its geo strategic location to foster sustainable and resilient community led development, act as a regional hub for tourism and transit while preserving its natural and cultural assets. The city would prepare its regulatory framework for urban development such as building...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kohima. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Projects
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Kohima Annexure

Kohima aims to leverage its geo strategic location to foster sustainable and resilient community led development, act as a regional hub for tourism and transit while preserving its natural and cultural assets. The city would prepare its regulatory framework for urban development such as building...

Proposal
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Annexures
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Rourkela. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The city of Rourkela originated and grew in association of The Rourkela Steel Plant; it is spread along the banks of rivers Koel and Sankha and is home to majority of tribal population form Bihar, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chattisgarh and West Bengal. The city wants to focus on...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Rourkela. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Annexures
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Projects

The city of Rourkela originated and grew in association of The Rourkela Steel Plant; it is spread along the banks of rivers Koel and Sankha and is home to majority of tribal population form Bihar, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chattisgarh and West Bengal. The city wants to focus on...

Proposal
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Jalandhar Projects
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Annexures
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Jalandhar., 2016.

The city of Jalandhar aims to be the leading sports and manufacturing hub in Asia. This identity with sports is further extended to its citizens to makethem active and healthy. The city sets for itself 7 goals. The city aims to be inclusive by reinvigorating city spaces, promote sports by...

Proposal
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Jalandhar Projects
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Annexures

The city of Jalandhar aims to be the leading sports and manufacturing hub in Asia. This identity with sports is further extended to its citizens to makethem active and healthy. The city sets for itself 7 goals. The city aims to be inclusive by reinvigorating city spaces, promote sports by...

KOTA SCP
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Kota Annexure
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Kota Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kota. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

The city of Kota wants to develop itself into a vibrant coaching hub of India providing high quality of life through inclusive social and economic development, enabled by smart infrastructure and good governance. The city plans to set up integrated student facilitation centre, counselling...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kota. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
KOTA SCP
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Kota Annexure
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Kota Projects

The city of Kota wants to develop itself into a vibrant coaching hub of India providing high quality of life through inclusive social and economic development, enabled by smart infrastructure and good governance. The city plans to set up integrated student facilitation centre, counselling...

Proposal
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Annexures
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Proposed projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Ajmer., 2016.

Aurangabad proposes to be a citizen friendly and socially inclusive Tourism, Heritage and Industrial city with world class infrastructure and safe environment. Safe mobility, more open spaces, non vehicle streets, provision of basic infrastructure are major goals for making the city citizen...

Proposal
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Annexures
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Proposed projects

Aurangabad proposes to be a citizen friendly and socially inclusive Tourism, Heritage and Industrial city with world class infrastructure and safe environment. Safe mobility, more open spaces, non vehicle streets, provision of basic infrastructure are major goals for making the city citizen...

Namchi SCP
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Namchi Projects
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Namchi Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Namchi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Namchi envisions being an ecologically responsible and a vibrant community supported by a robust local economy and a zestful cosmopolitan culture; offering an enviable quality of life and lifestyle options that would make it attractive for all its citizens and tourists alike. To achieve this...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Namchi. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Namchi SCP
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Namchi Projects
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Namchi Annexure

Namchi envisions being an ecologically responsible and a vibrant community supported by a robust local economy and a zestful cosmopolitan culture; offering an enviable quality of life and lifestyle options that would make it attractive for all its citizens and tourists alike. To achieve this...

Thanjavur SCP
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Thanjavur Annexure
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Thanjavur Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Thanjavur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Thajavur wants to develop as a city with resilient infrastructure, with sustainable environment; it wants to be known as the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu and quaint tourist city set against the backdrop of Hoary Chola Tradition to enhance tourism. The city therefore wants to promote its art...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Thanjavur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Thanjavur SCP
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Thanjavur Annexure
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Thanjavur Projects

Thajavur wants to develop as a city with resilient infrastructure, with sustainable environment; it wants to be known as the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu and quaint tourist city set against the backdrop of Hoary Chola Tradition to enhance tourism. The city therefore wants to promote its art...

Salem SCP
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Salem Projects
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Salem Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Salem. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Salem Smart City wants to establish itself as a commercial cum industrial hub with a diversified economic base that provides equitable opportunities to all. It wants to provide quality services through leading edge technology on the foundation of new urbanism principles. It plans to converge ICT...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Salem. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Salem SCP
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Salem Projects
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Salem Annexure

Salem Smart City wants to establish itself as a commercial cum industrial hub with a diversified economic base that provides equitable opportunities to all. It wants to provide quality services through leading edge technology on the foundation of new urbanism principles. It plans to converge ICT...

Proposal
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Annexure
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Vellore. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Vellore smart city proposal combines three vision's; firstly of becoming a Swachh city, secondly a city with improved, responsive and inclusive service delivery and thirdly to be a city that promotes medical, educational and heritage tourism. To achieve its first goal it plans to bring in state...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Vellore. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Proposal
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Annexure
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Projects

Vellore smart city proposal combines three vision's; firstly of becoming a Swachh city, secondly a city with improved, responsive and inclusive service delivery and thirdly to be a city that promotes medical, educational and heritage tourism. To achieve its first goal it plans to bring in state...

Madurai SCP
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Madurai Annexure
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Madurai Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Madurai. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Madurai Smart city along with fostering its heritage and distinctive character, will provide an all round, enriching and world class experience for its visitors; ensure the physical, economic and social well-being of its citizens through renewal of the urban fabric in a n environment friendly...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Madurai. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Madurai SCP
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Madurai Annexure
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Madurai Projects

Madurai Smart city along with fostering its heritage and distinctive character, will provide an all round, enriching and world class experience for its visitors; ensure the physical, economic and social well-being of its citizens through renewal of the urban fabric in a n environment friendly...

Kanpur SCP
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Kanopur Projects
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Kanpur Annexure
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kanpur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

Kanpur wants to transform itself into an inclusive and vibrant city of opportunities with efficient urban services, sustainable growth and healthy living. The focus would be on cleaning river Ganga and promoting industries and commerce. The city would want to be; sampan by making itself a...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Kanpur. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Kanpur SCP
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Kanopur Projects
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Kanpur Annexure

Kanpur wants to transform itself into an inclusive and vibrant city of opportunities with efficient urban services, sustainable growth and healthy living. The focus would be on cleaning river Ganga and promoting industries and commerce. The city would want to be; sampan by making itself a...

Varanasi SCP
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Varanasi Annexure
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Varanasi Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Varanasi., 2016.

Varanasi, known as one of the oldest cities of India, while positioning itself as the world's cultural and spiritual destination, aspires to leverage its place as the soul of India through inclusive and innovative solutions that enhance quality of life. In order to do this, it prioritises...

Varanasi SCP
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Varanasi Annexure
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Varanasi Projects

Varanasi, known as one of the oldest cities of India, while positioning itself as the world's cultural and spiritual destination, aspires to leverage its place as the soul of India through inclusive and innovative solutions that enhance quality of life. In order to do this, it prioritises...

SCP Agra
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Agra Annexure
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Agra Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Agra., 2016.

The city envisions overcoming its challenges of poor state of environment and heritage, weak basic infrastructure and lack of inclusive growth. It aims to do this by exploiting its tourism potential by making Agra a safe and tourist-friendly city at the same time providing services to its...

SCP Agra
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Agra Annexure
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Agra Projects

The city envisions overcoming its challenges of poor state of environment and heritage, weak basic infrastructure and lack of inclusive growth. It aims to do this by exploiting its tourism potential by making Agra a safe and tourist-friendly city at the same time providing services to its...

Cities Alive
Cities Alive: Towards a walking world. London: ARUP, 2016.

Mobility is intrinsic to the quality of life experienced in cities. But for the past century, the car has dominated how we plan and grow our urban areas. We must now seize the opportunity to place people back at the heart of our cities and drive a human focused approach to the design of the...

Cities Alive

Mobility is intrinsic to the quality of life experienced in cities. But for the past century, the car has dominated how we plan and grow our urban areas. We must now seize the opportunity to place people back at the heart of our cities and drive a human focused approach to the design of the...

Amritsar SCP
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Projects
The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Amritsar. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.

With an economy based on tourism, the city aims to accentuate its rich cultural, historical and religious heritage by making it green and vibrant city with world class infrastructure that treasures its rich cultural, historical and religious heritage. Apart from emphasis on basic infrastructure...

The Smart City Challenge Stage 2: Smart City Proposal Amritsar. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India, 2016.
Amritsar SCP
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Projects

With an economy based on tourism, the city aims to accentuate its rich cultural, historical and religious heritage by making it green and vibrant city with world class infrastructure that treasures its rich cultural, historical and religious heritage. Apart from emphasis on basic infrastructure...

Greening the Economy: Sustainable Cities

About this course: This course will explore sustainable cities as engines for greening the economy. We place cities in the context of sustainable urban transformation and climate change. Sustainable urban transformation refers to structural transformation processes – multi-...

About this course: This course will explore sustainable cities as engines for greening the economy. We place cities in the context of sustainable urban transformation and climate change. Sustainable urban transformation refers to structural transformation processes – multi-...

Heritage Based City Development
Inclusive Heritage-based City Development Program in India. The World Bank Group, 2016.

This book summarizes the motivation, objectives, methodology, results and lessons learned from the design and implementation of the Demonstration Program on Inclusive Heritage-based City Development in India.

 

Heritage Based City Development

This book summarizes the motivation, objectives, methodology, results and lessons learned from the design and implementation of the Demonstration Program on Inclusive Heritage-based City Development in India.

 

Global report on Culture_ UNESCO
Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2016.

UNESCO Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development, a ground-breaking report which presents a series of analyses and recommendations for fostering the role of culture for sustainable development. Drawing on a global survey implemented with nine regional partners and insights from...

Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), 2016.
Global report on Culture_ UNESCO

UNESCO Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development, a ground-breaking report which presents a series of analyses and recommendations for fostering the role of culture for sustainable development. Drawing on a global survey implemented with nine regional partners and insights from...

Surat Smart City vision
Surat City Vision. Surat Smart City Development Limited, 2016.

Surat Smart City Vision aims smart utilization of Surat City's potential for enhancing Quality of life for the citizens by providing equal access to best quality phycial infrastructure, social infrastructure and mobilitythrough leveraging state of art technology, thus making Surat a futuristic...

Surat City Vision. Surat Smart City Development Limited, 2016.
Surat Smart City vision

Surat Smart City Vision aims smart utilization of Surat City's potential for enhancing Quality of life for the citizens by providing equal access to best quality phycial infrastructure, social infrastructure and mobilitythrough leveraging state of art technology, thus making Surat a futuristic...

WB report on urbanisation
Ellis, Peter, and Mark Roberts. Leveraging Urbanisation in South Asia: Managing Spatial Transformation for Prosperity and Livability. Washington, D.C.: World Bank Group, 2016.

This report assesses South Asia’s progress in realizing the immense potential of its cities for promoting prosperity and livability. Using innovative nighttime lights data, as well as a host of other data sets, it examines how the region’s cities and subnational areas are performing and provides...

WB report on urbanisation

This report assesses South Asia’s progress in realizing the immense potential of its cities for promoting prosperity and livability. Using innovative nighttime lights data, as well as a host of other data sets, it examines how the region’s cities and subnational areas are performing and provides...

Towards Inclusive Policies and Planning
Poverty, Inequality and Violence in Indian Cities: Towards Inclusive Policies and Planning In Ahmedabad Policy Brief 8., 2016.

In Ahmedabad, the larhest city of Gujarat state, the research focuses on two poor localities: Bombay Hotel, an informal commercial siubdivision located on the city's southern periphery and inhabited by Muslims, and the public housing sites at Vatwa on the city's south-eastern periphery used for...

Towards Inclusive Policies and Planning

In Ahmedabad, the larhest city of Gujarat state, the research focuses on two poor localities: Bombay Hotel, an informal commercial siubdivision located on the city's southern periphery and inhabited by Muslims, and the public housing sites at Vatwa on the city's south-eastern periphery used for...

Energy Trilemma WEC
Wyman, Oliver. 2016 Energy Trilemma Index: Benchmarking the sustainability of national energy systems., 2016.

The Energy Trilemma Index provides policymakers with a tool for doing so. It comparatively ranks 125 countries’ energy performance in order of how well they address the Council’s widely-used definition of energy sustainability, which is based on three core dimensions: energy...

Energy Trilemma WEC

The Energy Trilemma Index provides policymakers with a tool for doing so. It comparatively ranks 125 countries’ energy performance in order of how well they address the Council’s widely-used definition of energy sustainability, which is based on three core dimensions: energy...

UNhabitat: Otimising Infrastructure
Urban patterns for a Green Economy: Optimising Infrastructure. Nairobi, Kenya: UN-HABITAT, 2016.

As nexuses of knowledge, infrastructure and governance, cities represent a key opportunity to stimulate larger scale change toward green economies. In a world where cities are increasingly competing against each other economically, where weather patterns are unpredictable and low resource prices...

UNhabitat: Otimising Infrastructure

As nexuses of knowledge, infrastructure and governance, cities represent a key opportunity to stimulate larger scale change toward green economies. In a world where cities are increasingly competing against each other economically, where weather patterns are unpredictable and low resource prices...

Pan City Projects
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Area Based Development
Shukla, Chandramauli. Smart City Bhopal., 2016.

Bhopal Smart City Presentation provides an overview of the Bhopal Smart City Proposal alongwith a brief about the projects to be undertaken under the Smart City Mission.

Pan City Projects
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Area Based Development

Bhopal Smart City Presentation provides an overview of the Bhopal Smart City Proposal alongwith a brief about the projects to be undertaken under the Smart City Mission.

Application of Smart Cells to Spatial Plans
Kim, Dr. Jonghak. Application of Smart Cells to Spatial Plans In KRIHS Special Report 2016. Vol. 33. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, 2016.

The study aims to devise ways of applying smart cell to spatial policies. Smart cell, mobile phone big data, is the minimum unit in which individual spatial information is identifiable in real time.

Developing countries can use smart cells to build social statistical databases, as such...

Kim, Dr. Jonghak. Application of Smart Cells to Spatial Plans In KRIHS Special Report 2016. Vol. 33. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, 2016.
Application of Smart Cells to Spatial Plans

The study aims to devise ways of applying smart cell to spatial policies. Smart cell, mobile phone big data, is the minimum unit in which individual spatial information is identifiable in real time.

Developing countries can use smart cells to build social statistical databases, as such...

The promise of Big Data in Real Estate Policy
Kim, Dr.. The Promise of Big Data in Real Estate Policy: Identifying Problems and Workable Solutions in Real Time In KRIHS Special Report 2016. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, 2016.

The goal of this study is to provide a method for how to use big data for transparent and scientific policymaking in real estate. First of all, the study defines the concept of big data, identifies why they are crucial and what kinds of big data are available for real estate policymaking

Kim, Dr.. The Promise of Big Data in Real Estate Policy: Identifying Problems and Workable Solutions in Real Time In KRIHS Special Report 2016. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, 2016.
The promise of Big Data in Real Estate Policy

The goal of this study is to provide a method for how to use big data for transparent and scientific policymaking in real estate. First of all, the study defines the concept of big data, identifies why they are crucial and what kinds of big data are available for real estate policymaking

Policy Lessons From South Korea's Development
Policy Lessons From South Korea's Development. World Bank Group, 2016.

The World Bank Group is launching a FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Policy Lessons from South Korea’s Development on January 17, 2017. To sign up, please visit: https://www.edx.org/course/kee01x-korea-economic-...

Policy Lessons From South Korea's Development

The World Bank Group is launching a FREE Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Policy Lessons from South Korea’s Development on January 17, 2017. To sign up, please visit: https://www.edx.org/course/kee01x-korea-economic-...

Challenges and Reforms in Urban Governance: Insights from the Development Experience of China and Singapore., 2016.

An inaugural publication on urban governance was jointly launched by the Ministry of National Development (MND), Singapore, and the Development Research Center of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China (DRC) on 12 Jul 2016.

This publication is the first research outcome of...

urban reforms China Singapore

An inaugural publication on urban governance was jointly launched by the Ministry of National Development (MND), Singapore, and the Development Research Center of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China (DRC) on 12 Jul 2016.

This publication is the first research outcome of...

Port City and Balancing growth
Port and the City: Balancing Growth and Liveability In Urban Systems Studies. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2016.

Singapore’s port is one of the busiest in the world, and its maritime industry makes up some 7% of Gross Domestic Product. How has the city-state maintained the primacy of its port in the face of regional competition, unlike many other global cities?

The natural advantages of Singapore’s...

Port and the City: Balancing Growth and Liveability In Urban Systems Studies. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2016.
Port City and Balancing growth

Singapore’s port is one of the busiest in the world, and its maritime industry makes up some 7% of Gross Domestic Product. How has the city-state maintained the primacy of its port in the face of regional competition, unlike many other global cities?

The natural advantages of Singapore’s...

Cleaning Singapore
Cleaning a Nation: Cultivating a Healthy Living Environment In Urban Systems Studies. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2016.

The story often told about the cleaning and greening of Singapore is that it was done mainly for the purpose of attracting international business and investments. In the city-state’s early days as a newly independent country in the late 1960s, Singapore’s rapid industrialisation and economic...

Cleaning a Nation: Cultivating a Healthy Living Environment In Urban Systems Studies. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2016.
Cleaning Singapore

The story often told about the cleaning and greening of Singapore is that it was done mainly for the purpose of attracting international business and investments. In the city-state’s early days as a newly independent country in the late 1960s, Singapore’s rapid industrialisation and economic...

Neighbourhood Good Practices
Compilation of Neighbourhood Good Practices. Cities Alliance, 2016.

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development of Chile (MINVU) began The Neighbourhood Recovery Program ¨I love my Neighbourhood¨ in 2006 to develop a comprehensive upgrading strategy for deteriorated urban areas through a participative process with the community and the municipality. The...

Neighbourhood Good Practices

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development of Chile (MINVU) began The Neighbourhood Recovery Program ¨I love my Neighbourhood¨ in 2006 to develop a comprehensive upgrading strategy for deteriorated urban areas through a participative process with the community and the municipality. The...

ESRI Case study_San Diego
Fleming, Cory. San Diego Association Of Governments (Sandag): The Value Of GIS For Regional Collaboration In Esri Smart Communities. Washington DC: International City/County Management Association (ICMA), 2016.

Since 1966 local governments in the greater San Diego region believe that collaboration is the best way to solve issues and challenges facing their communities. This Esri Smart Communities Case Studies show how GIS technology has been a valuable tool in creating a collaborative environment....

Fleming, Cory. San Diego Association Of Governments (Sandag): The Value Of GIS For Regional Collaboration In Esri Smart Communities. Washington DC: International City/County Management Association (ICMA), 2016.
ESRI Case study_San Diego

Since 1966 local governments in the greater San Diego region believe that collaboration is the best way to solve issues and challenges facing their communities. This Esri Smart Communities Case Studies show how GIS technology has been a valuable tool in creating a collaborative environment....

Restoring Neighbourhoods
Viveiros, Janet, and Lisa Sturtevant. The Role of Anchor Institutions in Restoring Neighborhoods: Health Institutions as a Catalyst for Affordable Housing and Community Development., 2016.

Anchor institutions, such as hospitals and universities, can be important catalysts for urban economic and community development. They can take on a variety of roles—from community infrastructure builder to purchaser of local goods and services to developer of real estate. With...

Restoring Neighbourhoods

Anchor institutions, such as hospitals and universities, can be important catalysts for urban economic and community development. They can take on a variety of roles—from community infrastructure builder to purchaser of local goods and services to developer of real estate. With...

Inclusionary Zoning
Stromberg, Brian, and Lisa Sturtevant. What Makes Inclusionary Zoning Happen?. National Housing Conference, 2016.

More than 500 local inclusionary zoning (IZ) programs have been implemented in communities across the country. In most cases, these IZ policies are adopted as part of a larger local strategy to expand housing options that are affordable to lower income households.  IZ policies have been adopted...

Stromberg, Brian, and Lisa Sturtevant. What Makes Inclusionary Zoning Happen?. National Housing Conference, 2016.
Inclusionary Zoning

More than 500 local inclusionary zoning (IZ) programs have been implemented in communities across the country. In most cases, these IZ policies are adopted as part of a larger local strategy to expand housing options that are affordable to lower income households.  IZ policies have been adopted...

Handbook of Urban Statistics 2016
Handbook of Urban Statistics 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

The Handbook of Urban Statistics is a compilation of data on various indicators of Urban India such as Demography, Employment, Transportation, Sanitation, Housing, Socio-economic Indicators and Public Expenditure on Urban Development. The Handbook also includes write ups on flagship schemes of...

Handbook of Urban Statistics 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.
Handbook of Urban Statistics 2016

The Handbook of Urban Statistics is a compilation of data on various indicators of Urban India such as Demography, Employment, Transportation, Sanitation, Housing, Socio-economic Indicators and Public Expenditure on Urban Development. The Handbook also includes write ups on flagship schemes of...

UNDP urban Strategy
Sustainable Urbanization Strategy In UNDP's support to sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities in the developing world. New York: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2016.

This Sustainable Urbanization Strategy outlines how UNDP is responding to rapid urbanization in developing countries and its consequences for sustainable development. It outlines how UNDP will support countries and cities, building upon its past and current work on urbanization. The strategy...

Sustainable Urbanization Strategy In UNDP's support to sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities in the developing world. New York: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2016.
UNDP urban Strategy

This Sustainable Urbanization Strategy outlines how UNDP is responding to rapid urbanization in developing countries and its consequences for sustainable development. It outlines how UNDP will support countries and cities, building upon its past and current work on urbanization. The strategy...

Sanitation and Safety Planning
Sanitation and Safety Planning In Manual for safe use and disposal of wastewater, greywater and excreta. World Health Organisation (WHO), 2016.

Sanitation Safety Planning (SSP) is a step-by-step risk based approach to assist in the implementation of the 2006 WHO Guidelines for Safe Use of Wastewater, Excreta and Greywater in Agriculture and Aquaculture. The approach can be applied to all sanitary systems to ensure the system is managed...

Sanitation and Safety Planning In Manual for safe use and disposal of wastewater, greywater and excreta. World Health Organisation (WHO), 2016.
Sanitation and Safety Planning

Sanitation Safety Planning (SSP) is a step-by-step risk based approach to assist in the implementation of the 2006 WHO Guidelines for Safe Use of Wastewater, Excreta and Greywater in Agriculture and Aquaculture. The approach can be applied to all sanitary systems to ensure the system is managed...

Disabled persons in India
Disabled Persons in India: A statistical Profile 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, 2016.

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation brings out adhoc statistical publications to highlight statistics on important social sectors. The present publication is an attempt to depict a situational analysis of disabled persons in India mainly on the basis of the results of the...

Disabled Persons in India: A statistical Profile 2016. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India, 2016.
Disabled persons in India

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation brings out adhoc statistical publications to highlight statistics on important social sectors. The present publication is an attempt to depict a situational analysis of disabled persons in India mainly on the basis of the results of the...

Tools for Integrated and Participatory Planning
Urban Planning and Design Labs: Tools for Integrated and Participatory Urban Planning In Quito, Habitat III Version 1.0. Nairobi: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), 2016.

UN-Habitat founded its in-house Urban Planning and Design Lab in Nairobi in order to provide assistance to local, regional and national authorities with urban planning and design. The Lab has been a response to a growing demand from cities to UN-Habitat not only to provide tools for their...

Urban Planning and Design Labs: Tools for Integrated and Participatory Urban Planning In Quito, Habitat III Version 1.0. Nairobi: United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), 2016.
Tools for Integrated and Participatory Planning

UN-Habitat founded its in-house Urban Planning and Design Lab in Nairobi in order to provide assistance to local, regional and national authorities with urban planning and design. The Lab has been a response to a growing demand from cities to UN-Habitat not only to provide tools for their...