Day one at Smart Cities India 2015 Exhibition & Conference held at Pragati Maidan specified the fundamentals of a smart city setting up the advance. Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Urban Development & residential and Urban Poverty Alleviation concentrated the convention & communal visions.
“Smart cities are a determined development for every one of us. It is the apparition of admirable Prime Minister Narendra Modi which is now a nationwide objective. A bunch of smart men & women are doing work in the urban cities, on the other hand, not all cities are smart adequate to agree with their way of life. With this development, we intend on addressing the concern of urbanization in India & making the aim of growing hundred smart cities attainable,” he said.
In the present situation, many populace is wandering from rural locations to cities, because of which there is a steady rise in the inhabitants of metropolitans. Our cities are not prepared to put up the invasion. Paul Doherty, a designer by occupation, CEO, The Digit Group, Infratech, USA, says, “India is confronting urbanization, the cities is in an appropriate shape & depend upon the expertise to modify its shape. It is reasonable to contract with the fundamentals first. Elements, for example, hygiene, statement, clever edge & most prominently, technology should be input first.”
The consultation also highlighted the best in smart facilities & purposes to be related that will aid in gaining utmost advantages at least cost. The exhibition showed a huge number of both nationwide & global organizations showcasing their yields & newest technologies. These will help in enhancing the quality of life by getting competence in different sectors, for example, fitness, power, transport, water, learning, etc.
Dr. Sumit Chowdhury, Founder Gaia Smart Cities, India shared his view in the meeting, “with the intention of attaining the first essential level of smart road and rail network we require to divide data & information in the middle of each other to find prototypes to extend numerous cities with common road and rail network.”