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Vijay Rupani Launches Ahmedabad Command And Control Centre, Thrusts On Inclusive Ease Of Living

Gujarat Chief Minister applauded the command and control centre as a big step towards the better management of the city and stressed on the need to take every citizen along to ensure an inclusive development and a good standard of living

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Skill Development Can Expedite The Smart Cities Mission

“There is a need to improve surveillance, technical operations and transform mobility into smart mobility. Urban development means nothing if the mobility services are not smart," said Rakesh Kumar Sahu, IT Expert, Jhansi Municipal Corporations

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Securing Our Smart Cities The Smart Way

Technology being at the centre of our Government’s Smart Cities Mission, safety and security have emerged as important aspects of the way cities function. Where technology has helped harness and optimise the management of urban resources, the protection of data and citizens alike has also emerged as crucial to ensure our people and businesses feel safe in cities

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Technology: The Challenge As Well As The Opportunity To Build Smart Cities

On 23rd February 2018, BW Businessworld organized Smart Cities Conclave in Ahmedabad. Several industry leaders, international experts, and key officials from the Government of Gujarat, including the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Hon’ble Vijay Rupani also attended the conclave

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Citizens Should Self-Regulate To Protect The Environment For Building Green Cities

Since environment has to be protected along while building smarter cities, it is important to keep in notice that WHO has said that top 10 polluted cities in the world are all Indian cities

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Sustainability And Waste Management Are Crucial To Smart Cities Mission: Ajay Girotra MD, AG Dauters

"People should be made aware about taking care of their surroundings by saving on energy consumption, water, not littering around and sanitation etc," said Ajay Girotra, MD, AG Dauters Waste Processing Pvt Ltd.

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5,000 Slum Families Rehabilitated Under Ahmedabad’s ABD approach

“Smart Cities projects undertaken by us have been extremely challenging but we charted our own course and achieved a lot in a short span of three years. Safety and security of our citizens are paramount for us," said Mukesh Kumar, Commissioner, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation

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A Smarter Urban Landscape

The fifth edition of the BW Businessworld Smart Cities Conclave and Awards had a panel of experts discuss the way forward

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Telangana Is A Disruptive Start-Up In Building Smart Cities: KT Rama Rao

“We believe in disruption. Our minister has defined a clear-cut mandate to the cabinet colleagues to get the basic right,” said Rao

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We Want To Create Smart Cities Without Creating Urban Mess: Hardeep Puri, Housing And Urban Affairs Minister

“We have two options. Either we follow the age-old bullock cart approach of town building process or we gear up and work towards building smart cities,” said the minister, speaking on the sidelines of the 5th edition of BW Businessworld Smart Cities Conclave 2017

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When Talking About Smart Sustainable Cities, We Are Missing Out On Human Rights: Indu Prakash Singh, Consultant, ActionAid India

We are not making smart cities as enclosures for the rich, and to barricade the poor: Indu Prakash Singh, Consultant, Action Aid India

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Indian Smart Cities Are Getting Smarter With Citizen’s Safety And Security

The Uttar Pradesh Government has been applauded for adopting the UP 100 initiative for strengthening the state’s safety and security. They are now developing new apps and systems for better results

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NITI Aayog Suggests Waste To Energy Plants To Clean Up Solid Waste

The authority can play a "key role in fast-tracking coverage" of waste to energy plants across 100 smart cities by 2019, NITI Aayog.

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