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  • Common Payment Card System (CPCS) – Ahmedabad
    Common Card Payment System (CCPS): Ahmedabad In A step towards green travel. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, 2018.

    Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is the prime governing body responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city of Ahmedabad. AMC has formed a separate Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited (SCADL) for the implementation of various ICT...

  • 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...

  • Smart City Proposal Silvassa
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    Silvassa Annexure
    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,...

  • 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.

  • 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)

  • 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”

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • SCP Saharnpur
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    SCP_ Saharnpur_Annexure
    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...

  • Blockchain and Smart Cities
    FICCI, and PwC India. Blockchain: The next innovation to make our cities smarter. PwC India, 2018.

    To realize the objectives of SCM, cities are being planned in a way that fosters clean environment, nestles smart infrastructure and facilitates accessibility for the vulnerable groups. Additionally, adopting new technologies remain central to the implementation of this key initiative as it...

  • Wifi in Ahmedabad
    Launch of Janmitra Free Public Wi-Fi for the citizens of Ahmedabad. Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, 2018.

    SCADL has made connectivity in Ahmedabad seamless by launching its free public Wi-Fi service on 5th March 2018, under the smart cities mission.

  • Safe Ahmedabad Project
    Safe and Secure Ahmedabad Project. Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited, 2018.

    Smart City Ahmedabad Development Limited with its Safe and secure Ahmedabad (SASA) project aims to open a new frontier in serving the citizens. This project aims to improve the living standard of citizens by using cutting edge technologies like IOT sensors, smart LED display boards, free Wi-Fi...

  • National Digital Communication Policy
    National Digital Communications Policy 2018., 2018.

    The job of a national policy on digital communications is to prepare the country and its citizens for the future. Achieving these goals would require that the key stakeholders – namely the Centre, the States, local governments, Telecom Service Providers, Internet Service Providers, handset and...

  • Smart leaning: Ahmedabad
    Smart Learning program: Ahmedabad., 2018.

    This presenatation enlists the objectives of Smart learning as seen by Ahmedabad and enlistses the initiatives that have been undertaken to achieve the same. Followed be a brief mention of the impact of these changes.

    The Objective identified are

    • To concrete the concepts of...

  • Digital Strategy Pune
    Rebooting Pune: City Digital Strategy 2018-2020. Pune Municipal Corporation, 2018.

    The Digital Age provides newer opportunities to the Governments to serve citizens more effectively. Growing use of emerging digital technologies such as loTs, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, etc. also allows governments to understand citizen needs proactively and...

  • Smart Cities Digital Solution
    Woetzel, Jonathan, Jaana Remes, Brodie Boland, DC Katrina, Suveer Sinha, Gernot Strube, John Means, Jonathan Law, Andrés Cadena, and Valerie von der Tann. Smart Cities: Digital Solutions For A More Livable Future. McKinsey & Company, 2018.

    Cities are home to more than half of the world’s population, and they are expected to add another 2.5 billion new residents by 2050. They face increasing environmental pressures and infrastructure needs—and growing demands from residents to deliver a better quality of life and to do so at a...

  • National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence
    Discussion Paper on National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence. New Delhi, India: NITI Aayog, Government of India, 2018.

    This strategy document is premised on the proposition that India, given its strengths and characteristics, has the potential to position itself among leaders on the global AI map – with a unique brand of #AIforAll. The approach in this paper focuses on how India can leverage the transformative...

  • ICT framework for Smart Cities
    Pre Standardisation Study Report: Unified, Secure and Resilient ICT framework for Smart Infrastructure. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), 2018.

    BIS has taken the initiative for identifying standardization need with respect to India specific requirement for Unified, Secure & Resilient ICT Backbone for Smart Cities. For this purpose, the first phase of this work has been released in the form of pre-standardization report. The report...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Solutions
    Urban Solutions Issue 13: Innovation and Collaboration. Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore, 2018.

    How can governments, corporations and communities harness the power of innovation to co-create solutions that address pressing urban issues?

    In conjunction with the 6th World Cities Summit taking place in Singapore from 8 to 12 July, Urban Solutions explores how innovation and...

  • Use of Technology
    Balakrishnan, Dr Vivian. Technology and the City: Foundation for a Smart Nation. Centre for Liveable Cities, Singapore, 2018.

    Lacking land and natural resources, the Singapore government has consistently turned to information and communications technologies (ICT) and innovation to transform Singapore into a highly liveable city. Starting with early computerisation efforts in the 1960s, the government launched a...

  • Smart Class: Smart City Jabalpur

    This video on Smart Class in Jabalpur, gives a glimpse of the jubiliation experienced by the youth of the city. It enlists the benefits of use of ICT in Schools, how this brings a feeling of being in a small connected world. This change has brought thrill in learning and has even given a boost...

  • Growing Smarter : Learning and Equitable Development in East Asia and Pacific. World Bank Group, 2018.

    More children are going to school, staying in school for longer, and learning than ever before in East Asia and Pacific (EAP). During the past 50 years, a group of countries in EAP have successfully transformed their economies by investing in the continuous upgrading of knowledge, skills, and...

  • Framework for GIS
    Integrated Geospatial Information Framework In A Strategic Guide to Develop and Strengthen National Geospatial Information Management. World Bank Group, 2018.

    The UN Statistics Division and World Bank have launched a framework titled, ‘Integrated Geospatial Information Framework,’ that seeks to guide governments in their efforts to manage geospatial information. The framework reviews benefits and principles for geospatial information management and...

  • Smart Cities
    McKinsey & Company. Smart Cities: Digital Solutions For A More Livable Future. McKinsey & Company, 2018.

    As cities get smarter, they are becoming more livable and more responsive—and today we are seeing only a preview of what technology could eventually do in the urban environment.

    After a decade of trial and error, municipal leaders are realizing that smart-city strategies start with people...

  • Moonshot Report
    Moon Shots & Puddle Jumps - Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2018.

    In ‘Moon Shots & Puddle Jumps – Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals’, UNDP Innovation Facility shares case studies from over 25 countries of how innovation can make development more impactful.

    The 2017-2018 Innovation report takes the reader through the innovation journey...

  • Bold Philanthropy
    , , and Donald Yeh. Bold Philanthropy in India. The Bridgespan Group, 2018.

    In 2014, Kris Gopalakrishnan, the executive vice chairman of Infosys, made the largest private investment in neurological research in India’s history, when he established the...

  • Blockchain
    Building Block(chain)s for a Better Planet. World Economic Forum, 2018.

    There has been a lot of hype about blockchain technology – in particular, its potential to transform how humans transact, which could fundamentally redefine how business, governments and society operate. Despite this hype, it is still a nascent technology with considerable challenges that need...

  • The New Physics of Financial Services – How artificial intelligence is transforming the financial ecosystem

    Artificial intelligence is fundamentally changing the physics of financial services. It is weakening the bonds that have held together the component parts of incumbent financial institutions, opening the door to entirely new operating models and ushering in a new set of competitive dynamics that...

  • Technology in water
    Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution for Water. World Economic Forum, 2018.

    As part of the Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution for the Earth series, this paper explores the opportunity for advanced technology to help address global water and sanitation challenges

  • Big Data and IoT
    Gorli, Ravi. Big Data- fitting in the shoes of Internet of Things. International Journal of Computer Science Trends and Technology (IJCST) , 2018.

    Big data, concept denotes data which is huge due to increase in volume, variety from different sources. Considering a general example of Facebook and Twitter where data arises from chats, status, pictures, likes and tweets. For every second there is increase in users along with the data. It has...

  • Data Center strengthening and DR site
    Surat Smart City Development Limited. Data Center strengthening and DR site. Surat Smart City Development Limited, 2018.

    With the increased expectations from citizens for online services and the number of eGovernance Projects, SMART city project and other large scale projects being launched by the Government and as well as Corporate clients, the Data Centre requirements are growing exponentially. In view of the...

  • Smart Classroom Presentation
    Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited(GVSCCL). Smart Campus: Visakhapatnam Smart City. Vishakhapatnam: Greater Vishakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL), 2017.

    The video was presented during the National Workshop on Accelerating Implementation of Urban Missions: AMRUT and Smart Cities held at Vigyan Bhavan on 08th December 2017.

    This video reiterates the vision of Vishakhapatnam to build a resilient, healthy metropolis for people. Further this...

  • BusinessLine Article
    "UC Berkeley launches Smart City Lab to Co-opt Citizens for Innovative Solutions." (2017).

    The University of California, Berkeley, has announced the launch of a Smart City Co-Innovation Lab (Smart City 4.0) to provide a platform to large, mid-size companies, start-ups and the local government to innovate with citizens for creating sustainable smart-city solutions and last mile...

  • Forum 2017 Report
    Forum Report: 4th Edition India m2m + iot Forum 2017 - capitilizing connected world., 2017.

    “India m2m+iot Forum 2017” held on 6-7 March 2017 at New Delhi by ‘Telecom Centres of Excellence, India (TCOE, India)’ and ‘m2m2iotpaper’ has compiled deliberations and recommendations in the form of report. The forum brought together stakeholders from the entire entire m2m and iot ecosystem on...

  • Advisory No. 10
    Advisory No. 10: Laying of Common Duct for OFC network in Smart Cities on Public Private Partnership (PPP) DBOT Hybrid Annuity Model. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    The Smart Cities Mission guidelines para no. 6.2 gives the essential features in a smart city. One such feature is visible improvement in the area (e.g. replacing overhead wiring with underground wiring. In addition, paras 2.4 & 2.5 of the guidelines identify implementation of robust IT...

  • 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)...

  • Bhubaneswar One
    Bhubaneswar One - Bhubaneswar In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Bhubaneswar One is an e portal that integrates geo-spatial data from all the government and private organizations for providing easy and hassle free information for the residents and tourists. It is an integrated GIS based map system for government agencies to deliver location-based services and...

  • TRAI Report
    Report on Feasibility of Laying Common Duct in the City of Deoghar, Jharkhand for TRAI., 2017.

    TRAI officials during their visit to Jharkhand state capital Panchi had discussions with the state government officials regarding the broadband penetration in the major cities of the state. It came out during the discussions that the broadband penetration is low and not to the desired level. It...

  • Innovation for Smart Solutions
    Office Memorandum: Promoting Innovative Smart Solutions Under Smart Cities Mission, Amrut And Swachh Bharat Mission. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    The Ministry of Urban Development has launched a scheme for “Promoting Innovative Smart Solutions under Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT and Swachh Bharat Mission”. The scheme will provide funding support for industry-sponsored, outcome-oriented projects focused around the needs of ULBs under the...

  • Advisory No 7 ICT in Smart Infrastructure
    Advisory No. 7: Role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in the Development of Smart Infrastructure. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Based on the advice of Department of Telecommunications (DoT), the Ministry of Urban Development under the Smart Cities Mission has issued the following advisory for consiering while planning and creating Smart Infrastructure.

  • 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....

  • 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'...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    1. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Innovation for Smart Solutions
    Promoting Innovative Smart Solutions Under Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT and Swachh Bharat Mission. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    The Smart Cities Mission (SCM) of the Government of India, promotes cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘Smart’ Solutions. Such Smart Solutions include ICT interventions for e-governance...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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

    1. ...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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. ...

  • 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...

  • City Surveillance – Ahmedabad
    City Surveillance – Ahmedabad., 2017.

    The Smart City Mission has kept city safety component at an important priority and the city of Ahmedabad has planning for a technology based surveillance intervention to make the Ahmedabad a safer city to live in. The intervention is aimed at implementing a holistic and integrated video...

  • Common Payment Card System (CPCS) – Bhubaneswar
    Common Payment Card System (CPCS) – Bhubaneswar In India Smart Cities: Success Stories from Mission Cities. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2017.

    Bhubaneswar is taking up a Common Payment Card System (CPCS) for the city. This system intends to provide a safe digital mode of economic transactions to the citizen and reducing their dependence on cash for transactions.

    The intervention for CPCS will include developing, commissioning,...

  • Cybersecurity
    Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) 2017. Geneva: International Telecommunication Union (ITU) , 2017.

    The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) is a survey that measures the commitment of Member States to cybersecurity in order to raise awareness.​​ The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative to measure the commitment of countries to...

  • world investment report
    World Investment Report: Investment And The Digital Economy 2017. Geneva: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), 2017.

    In 2016, global flows of foreign direct investment fell by about 2 per cent, to $1.75 trillion. Investment in developing countries declined even more, by 14 per cent, and flows to LDCs and structurally weak economies remain volatile and low. Although UNCTAD predicts a modest recovery of FDI...

  • Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development (Self Paced)

    Technology innovation can be a great enabler for development in low and middle-income countries. This course presents a methodology and an approach to develop impactful innovations that have the power to foster sustainable development.

    Whether you are from an industrialized or a...

  • TRAI open wifi
    Public Open Wi-Fi Pilot. New Delhi, India: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, 2017.

    Mission for WANI

    The vision of this initiative is to establish an Open Architecture based Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (WANI), such that;

    1. Any entity (company, proprietorship, societies, non-profits, etc.) should easily be able to setup a paid public Wi-Fi Access Point.

    ...

  • Toilet mapping
    The Toilet Tracker: mapping sanitation in peri-urban Lusaka. Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor, 2017.

    This Practice Note introduces the Toilet Tracker, a new tool for supporting sanitation business development and public health monitoring.

    Currently being tested in the peri-urban area of Kanyama, the Tracker enables information on the ownership, location, quality and emptying history of...

  • Innovative Wash solutions NIUA
    5 Innovative WASH Solutions for an Inclusive Urban India. New Delhi, India: National Institute for Urban Affairs, 2017.

    '5 Innovative WASH Solutions for an Inclusive Urban India’ is the second document (the first being 10 Innovative Approaches to Improve the Urban WASH Sector in India) in a series of publications by IHUWASH to sensitize stakeholders and bring to the fore, innovative and simplified WASH solutions...

  • State of world children report
    The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World. UNICEF, 2017.

    As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World discusses how digital access can be a game changer for children or yet another dividing line. The report represents the first comprehensive look from...

  • Innovation solutions CC
    Innovations LIVE: Effective solutions to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean.. Inter-American Development Bank, 2017.

    The challenge of climate is an opportunity to change development patterns towards low carbon and resilient development, opening up new opportunities for every inhabitant of Latin-America. This publication is just a sample of 27 innovative experiences ranging from Mexico to Haiti. They showcase...

  • 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...

  • Capacity Building to use ICT
    Capacity building in a Changing ICT Environment. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) , 2017.

    The ITU online publication "Capacity Building in a Changing ICT Environment", which is released annually, puts together scholarly articles with a focus on the human and institutional aspects of capacity building in the telecommunications/ICT sector. It covers a wide range of ICT topics that may...

  • 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 and finance
    International Telecommunication Union(ITU). Digital Financial Services (DFS) - Ecosystem. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) , 2017.

    An estimated 2 billion adults are still without access to a bank account, but some 1.6 billion of them have access to a mobile phone. ‘Mobile money services’ show great promise to expand financial inclusion by bringing basic financial services to people that remain on the margins of society. In...

  • 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...

  • Trust ICT
    Trust in ICT., 2017.

    This publication offers a compendium of the first outputs of ITU’s study of trust in ICTs. The publication aims to build greater understanding of the concepts, driving forces and key features of trust in the ICT context. It details technical approaches with potential to improve trust in ICT and...

  • PPP Infrastructure Framework
    Public Private Partnership Framework For Infrastructure Sector. UN Global Compact Network, India, 2017.

    Over the last few years Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects have seen a sharp rise in India as Govt. of India has started recognizing PPP as an effective & efficient strategy for meeting ever-growing demand for better infrastructure across the country, while keeping the exchequer’s...

  • Summary
    Public Private Partnership Framework For Infrastructure Sector - A Summary. UN Global Compact Network, India, 2017.

    Over the last few years Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects have seen a sharp rise in India as Govt. of India has started recognizing PPP as an effective & efficient strategy for meeting ever-growing demand for better infrastructure across the country, while keeping the exchequer’s...

  • Healthcare and technology
    HealthTech In India - Are We There Yet?. Nasscom, 2017.

    2017 has been a landmark year for the Indian healthcare landscape with the release of Government’s National Health Policy 14 years after the previous version. This, coupled with significant traction in the healthtech space, prompted NASSCOM Research team to develop and release one-of-a-kind ...

  • Digital Debates
    Andersdotter, Amelia, Chelsey Slack, Dennis Broeders, Elina Noor, Hugo Zylberberg, Logan Finucan, Madhulika Srikumar, Meghna Bal, Michael Khoo, Nikolas Ott et al. Digital Debates — CyFy Journal 2017., 2017.

    In many parts of the world, tensions offline are now mirrored online. In the manner of a Wachowskis movie, machines influence both realities and the perception of such realities, often expressed online. The challenge for those seeking to “govern” or “regulate” cyberspace, then, is the umbilical...

  • 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...

  • Smart Cities Case Studies
    CentreforCities. Case studies: smart cities. CentreforCities, 2017.

    This paper brings together a number of case studies on how cities from the UK and beyond are becoming ‘smart’. UK cities need to provide public services more efficiently while at the same time supporting sustainable and long term economic growth. The best way to do so is by becoming ‘smart’....

  • use of big data
    Case Studies: open and big data. CentreforCities, 2017.

    This paper brings together a number of case studies on how cities from the UK and beyond have made use of big and open data to improve local economies and service delivery. Using city level data is crucial in improving urban economies and making cities better places to live and work. Collecting...

  • Smart Ideas
    Gorli, Ravi. World Laying Steps towards Smart Ideas. International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering, 2017.

    Smart is the popular word which has become a general taught in every human brain. The Acronym of the word Smart refers to Specific Measurement Achievable Relevant Time-Oriented. The world is moving towards future technologies by laying different steps to be smarter in the future generations. A...

  • J Card
    J Card: An RFID Based Multi-Purpose Mobility Card for the City of Jabalpur.., 2016.

    J Card is an RFID based multi-purpose Mobility Card for the city of Jabalpur. It can be used in the following ways:

    1. Automatic Fare Collection in Public Transportation
    2. Entries in Gardens and Parks
    3. To pay Municipal Taxes
    4. Paying for Parking Lots
    5. ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lucknow Smart City Proposal
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    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,...

  • Smart City Proposal-Warangal
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal-Dharamsala
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal-Chandigarh
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal-Raipur
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal-New Town Kolkatta
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal-Bhagalpur
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    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.

    ...

  • Smart City Proposal-Panaji
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    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,...

  • Smart City Proposal-Port Blair
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal-Imphal
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal-Ranchi
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal-Agartala
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    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...

  • 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...

  • Smart City Proposal Bhubaneswar
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Pune
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    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...

  • 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...

  • Smart City Proposal Surat
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Kochi
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Ahmedabad
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Jabalpur
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    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 '...

  • Smart City Proposal Visakhapatnam
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    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)...

  • Smart City Proposal Solapur
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    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,...

  • Smart City Proposal Davanagere
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Indore
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    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: "...

  • Smart City Proposal New Delhi
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Coimbatore
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Kakinada
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Belagavi
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Udaipur
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Guwahati
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Chennai
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    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...

  • Smart City Proposal Bhopal
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    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...

  • E-Procurement Learning (Self-Paced)

    About this course: E-Government procurement (e-GP) projects are often part of the wider e-government efforts of countries to efficiently and effectively serve their citizens and businesses. E-GP promotes better governance in public procurement by increasing transparency and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Proposal
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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...

  • Proposal
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    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...

  • Proposal
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    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...

  • Proposal
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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...

  • Proposal
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    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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    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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    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...

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    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...

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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...

  • Smart City Proposal
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    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...

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    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...

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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...

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    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...

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    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...

  • 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...

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    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Amritsar SCP
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    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...

  • 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...

  • smart city and data privacy
    Kitchin, Rob. Getting smarter about smart cities: Improving data privacy and data security. Ireland: Maynooth University, 2016.

    This report details the development of smart cities and urban big data, highlights the various privacy and security concerns and harms related to the deployment and use of smart city technologies and initiatives, and makes a number of suggestions for addressing trepidations about and ills...

  • ICT for Development
    ITU), Phillippa Biggs(, John Garrity( Cisco), Connie LaSalle( Cisco), Anna Polomska( ITU), and Dr Robert Pep Cisco). Harnessing the Internet of Things for Global Development. Geneva: International Telecommunication Union, 2016.

    Impactful IoT interventions in development can improve efficiency (achieving similar levels of impact with fewer resources) and/or enhance effectiveness (increasing impact with similar levels of existing resources). In advancing global development, IoT interventions are helping to improve...

  • Cloud Management for smart cities
    Quwaider, Muhannad, Mahmoud Al-Alyyoub, and Yaser Jararweh. Cloud Support Data Management Infrastructure for Upcoming Smart Cities In Procedia Computer Science. Vol. 83. Elsevier, 2016.

    This paper presents a novel large scale data management model for future smart cities. The system is exploiting the emerging cloud computing services availability over the globe by processing the collected data at the edge. To handle the large scale requirements in smart city, we introduce a...

  • Digital India awards
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    Digital India Compendium
    Digital India Awards 2016. New Delhi: National Informatics Centre, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY), 2016.

    The Government of India has been proactively engaged in seamless delivery of information/services with adoption of best ICT practices. Almost all Government Departments are now utilizing various medium like World Wide Web and Smart phones in making their services integrated and accessible to...

  • i3 reccomendations
    8th India Innovation Initiative 2016: Review and Recommendations. Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), 2016.

     India Innovation Initiative - i3, a flagship innovation challenge jointly-promoted by the CII, the Department of Science, & Technology, Government of India and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), has been selecting a set of high-impact innovators from across the country and...

  • Inonation_undp
    Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals In Spark, Scale, Sustain., 2016.

    In 2014, UNDP, with the generous support of the Government of Denmark, established an Innovation Facility to improve service delivery and support national governments and citizens to tackle complex challenges.

    The report ‘Spark, Scale, Sustain’ shares UNDP’s approach to innovation, over...

  • innovations review undp
    Innovation for 2030 In 2015 Year in Review. New York: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2016.

    In 2014, UNDP, with the generous support of the Government of Denmark, established an Innovation Facility to improve service delivery and support national governments and citizens to tackle complex challenges.

    The UNDP Innovation Facility’s second annual Review focuses on 62 initiatives...

  • Ahmedabad Traffic Management
    Ahmedabad Traffic Management And Information Control Centre: Operations Document. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

    The Government of India (GoI) has initiated the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) with support of Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Bank (WB). The primary objectives of SUTP are to apply National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP) to...

  • Delhi Urban Transport
    Delhi National Urban Transport Helpline Operations Document. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

    The Government of India (GoI) has initiated the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) with support of Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Bank (WB). The primary objectives of SUTP are to apply National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP) to...

  • Guwahati Transport
    Guwahati Traffic Management & Information Control Centre And National Urban Transport Helpline: Operations Document. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

    The Government of India (GoI) initiated the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) with support of Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Bank (WB). The primary objectives of SUTP are to apply National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP) to achieve...

  • Mumbai urban transport
    Mumbai National Urban Transport Helpline: Operations Document. Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

    The Government of India (GoI) has initiated the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) with support of Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Bank (WB). The primary objectives of SUTP are to apply National Urban Transport Policy (NUTP) to...

  • NUTH
    Operations Document For National Urban Transport Helpline (NUTH). Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

    The National Urban Transport Helpline (NUTH) Operations Document has been developed as a part of the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) undertaken by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India with support from Global Environment Facility (GEF), United Nations...

  • TMICC
    Traffic Management and Information Control Centre (TMICC). Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2016.

    The Traffic Management and Information Control Centre (TMICC) Operations Document has been developed as a part of the GEF-Sustainable Urban Transport Project (GEF-SUTP) undertaken by the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India with support from Global Environment Facility (GEF...

  • IoT for Smart Cities
    Unleashing the potential of the Internet of Things. International Telecommunication Union (ITU), 2016.

    Recommendation ITU-T Y.2060 provides an overview of the Internet of things (IoT). It clarifies the concept and scope of the IoT, identifies the fundamental characteristics and high-level requirements of the IoT and describes the IoT reference model. The ecosystem and business models are also...

  • Data Management
    Dambruch, Jens, Andreas Stein, and Veneta Ivanova. Innovative Approaches to Urban Data Management using Emerging Technologies . Real Corp, 2016.

    Many characteristics of Smart cities rely on a sufficient quantity and quality of urban data. Local industry and developers can use this data for application development that improves life of all citizens. Therefore, the handling and usability of this data is a big challenge for smart cities. In...

  • Reference Framework for Smart Cities
    Bhattacharya, Shrimoyee, Sujaya Rathi, Sonali Anusree Patro, and Niepukhrie Tepa. Reconceptualising Smart Cities: A Reference Framework for India Compendium of Resources. Bangalore: Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), 2015.

    This report argues that the larger notions of sustainability and good governance encompass the overarching goals of smart cities across the globe. Technology, especially Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is an important enabler in attaining sustainability and good governance....

  • A short film highlighting worldwide best practices and the opportunities for India's cities.
    A short film highlighting worldwide best practices and the opportunities for India's cities.
    India's Smart City Challenge

    A short film highlighting worldwide best practices and the opportunities for India's cities.

  • Smart Maps for Smart Cities
    Smart Maps for Smart Cities. Dalberg Global Development Advisors, 2015.

    This is an independent study conducted by Dalberg Global Development Advisors in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and supported by Google, from September 2014 to April 2015. Smart Maps are critical tools to accelerate progress toward India’s social and economic...

  • Presentation on Smart Solutions in developing ICT frameworks
    Presentation on Smart Solutions in developing ICT frameworks by Mr. Rajeev Kumar (JS-M/o E & IT). New Delhi: Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, 2015.

    The presentation highlights the Digital India programme that aims to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy. It briefly describes the nine pillars of the Digital India programme:

    1. Broadband highways
    2. Universal Access to phones
    3. Public...

  • ICT solutions 21 century
    SMARTer2030 ICT Solutions for 21st Century Challenges. Brussels, Belgium: Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), 2015.

    SMARTer2030: ICT Solutions for 21st Century Challenges is the third report that builds on the understanding of how interdependent we are across countries, industries, and cultures. Our findings show an ICT-enabled world of 2030 that is cleaner, healthier and more...

  • E_records
    Kanaiwa Hospital's Non-Stop Network Supports Electronic Health Record System., 2015.

    When Kanaiwa Hospital in Kanazawa, Japan, decided to introduce a comprehensive electronic health records system, it needed a smooth transition from its old paper record-keeping as well as a "non-stop" network to support the new system. The case study...

  • spatial network for smart cities
    OGC Smart Cities Spatial Information Framework. Open Geospatial Consortium, 2015.

    Location information can provide valuable insight that smart cities can use to improve the lives of citizens. The Open Geospatial Consortium Smart Cities Spatial Information Framework provides guidance on planning and implementing open spatial standard architectures, which are key to driving...

  • GIz innovative solutions
    Moving Innovation Forward In Case Studies: 10 Sustainable and Inclusive Business Models. GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH), 2015.

    Recognizing the importance of inclusive innovation, GIZ has partnered with CII-CESD under the MSME Umbrella Programme to improve capacities of key actors in the innovation system that seek to foster the innovative capacities of MSME and strengthen the innovation systems around them. Central goal...

  • IT and skill development
    KPMG. Human Resource and Skill requirements in IT and ITes (2013-17), (2017-22). New Delhi, India: National Skill Development Centre, 2015.

    Minister of State launched the Human Resource and Skill Requirement reports across 24 sectors in India which will serve as the baseline for all skill development initiatives being planned across the country. The idea behind the Skill Gap Studies is to understand which sectors are likely to face...

  • telecommunications
    Human Resource and Skill requirements in Telecommunications Sector (2013-17), (2017-22). New Delhi, India: National Skill Development Corporation, 2015.

    Minister of State launched the Human Resource and Skill Requirement reports across 24 sectors in India which will serve as the baseline for all skill development initiatives being planned across the country. The idea behind the Skill Gap Studies is to understand which sectors are likely to face...

  • Urban Solutions 5 CLC
    World Cities Summit 2014 In Urban Solutions, Issue 5. Singapore: Centre for Liveable Cities, 2014.

    Oxfam recently reported that 85 individuals control as much wealth as the poorer half of the world’s population, or 3.5 billion people. These startling figures come in the wake of rising inequalities of wealth and income in both developed and developing countries.

    Inequality is a hot...

  • digital dimensions of smart city
    Patašius, Martynas, and Irena Patašienė. Digital dimension of smart city: critical analysis In Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 156. Elsevier, 2014.

    The analyses of publications show unclear differences between the definition of a digital city and a smart city. The critical analysis of references allows us to define the role of a digital dimension of a smart city. A deeper analysis of the concept of smart social systems shows that many...

  • National Innovation Council
    Council, India Innovation. National Innovation Initiatives (2010-2014). New Delhi, India: India Innovation Council, 2014.

    Innovation involves thinking differently, creatively and insightfully to create solutions that have an impact in terms of social and economic value.

    National Innovation Council (NInC) setup under the Chairmanship of Mr. Sam Pitroda, Adviser to the PM on PIII to discuss, to analyse and...

  • Social Innovation
    Social Innovation for Public Service Excellence. New York: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), 2014.

    Governments around the world are grappling with societal challenges that are acting as a brake on sustainable economic growth, leading to inequality and instability in society, and impinging upon the general well-being of their population.

    Social innovation is a response to these...

  • GIZ mobile education
    Landscape Review Mobile Education for Numeracy. GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH), 2014.

    This GIZ-commissioned landscape review focuses on mNumeracy interventions in early grades in low income countries. A search of the internet and academic journals, and correspondence with contacts within the mNumeracy space, resulted in the unearthing of a total of only 24 projects (from 12...

  • ICT and Climate Change
    Resilient pathways: the adaptation of the ICT sector to climate change., 2014.

    The objectives of this report are to explore the impacts of climate change on the information and communication technology (ICT) sector and the potential for adaptation, including the need for new standards to be developed. Climate change has risen rapidly up the agenda of international...

  • Smart London Plan
    Smart London Plan: Using the creative power of new technologies to serve London and improve Londoners’ lives. London: Greater London Authority, 2013.

    Since its formation in March 2013, the Smart London Board has been advising the Greater London Authority. It is defining a vision for a smarter London and a tangible path to integrate opportunities from new digital technologies into the fabric of London. This Smart London Plan is the initial...

  • Traffic Management System
    ITS Toolkit for Traffic Management System. New Delhi, India: Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India, 2013.

    The techniques of trafc management are the frst line of acton adopted in order to regulate and control the vehicular trafc flow for safety and effciency of trafc operaton in a city. The traffic management is generally carried out as per available ground situatons without making any major...

  • E-Governance and ICT
    Compendium of Innovative E-government Practices, Volume V. United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), 2013.

    As information and communication technologies (ICTs) are dramatically changing the lives of people around the world, governments must come to grips with finding solutions that will increase public value to their citizens.

    The main objective of developing the UN/DESA Compendium of...

  • Smarter 2020
    GeSI SMARTer 2020: The Role of ICT in Driving a Sustainable Future. Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), 2012.

    GeSI's SMARTer2020 report demonstrates how the increased use of information and communication technology (ICT) such as video conferencing and smart building management could cut the projected 2020 global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 16.5%, amounting to $1.9 trillion in gross energy and fuel...

  • Climate Change communication
    Seeds of Knowledge: Contributing to Climate Change Solutions. United Nations Environment Programme, 2012.

    This booklet is a compilation of 24 lessons learned from the 17 UN Joint Programmes funded by the MDG-F with a focus on the environment and climate change. Each lesson learned is a history at the country-level of the challenges faced and the successes achieved in protecting the environment. Each...

  • Data Sharing
    National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy (NSDAP). New Delhi, India: The Gazette of India, 2012.

    The National Policy will increase the accessibility and easier sharing of non-sensitive data amongst the registered users and their availability for scientific, economic and social developmental purposes. Detailed Policy document will be prepared within six months. All the data holding...

  • National telecom Policy
    National Telecom Policy - 2012. New Delhi, India: Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications and Technology, Government of India, 2012.

    Today, India is one of the fastest growing telecom markets in the world. The unprecedented increase in teledensity and sharp decline in tariffs in the Indian telecom
    sector have contributed significantly to the country’s economic growth. Besides contributing to about 3% to India’s GDP,...