Smart City Concepts

‘Smart Technologies are as smart as the people that are going to use them’

Fri, 2015-09-18 05:09 -- SCC India Staff

KT Rama Rao, Panchayat Raj & IT minister, Telangana addresses the participants at the National Conclave on Smart Cities hosted by the Smart Cities Council India and the government of Telangana. Click to know his thoughts on the Smart City concept, the required change in adaptability and the likely challenges his government may face in application of the concept.

'We are pondering on more than one option for the Smart City proposal'

Thu, 2015-09-10 04:52 -- SCC India Staff

With fewer slums compared to other cities, compulsion to install a rainwater harvesting system in new constructions, a cleaner-greener manufacturing hub and a versatile mobile app – Smart Nashik. It seems that Nashik has all that it wants to make it to the next round of Smart Cities Challenge, Here's what the Praveen Gedam, Municipal Commissioner of Nashik Municipal Corporation said when asked about the likely plan in the proposal

Global workshops promote smart city readiness

Wed, 2015-09-09 08:49 -- SCC Staff

Developed specifically for government officials and technology engineers, the Council's Smart Cities Readiness Workshops promote an interactive learning environment to help participants assess their city's readiness to innovate. Click for details on upcoming workshops you may wish to attend or to learn how your organization can host a Readiness Workshop.

Creating Smart Cities in India is no 'rocket science', says IBM India chief

Mon, 2015-09-07 21:50 -- SCC India Staff

IBM has done over 2,500 Smart Cities projects around the world and they are bringing this experience to India programme. IBM is working closely with the Indian government on institutional capacity building. IBM believes that most of the 'Smart Cities' projects are self-sustaining.