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Leveraging Smart Cities with Data Aggregations

“At Cisco, we believe that in order to create the next generation of smart and connected cities we need to focus on five key areas: visionary leadership, global open standards, smart regulation, public-private partnerships and a new ecosystem. We have deployed our smart city solutions and programs taking all these facets into account”, asserted Daisy Chittilapilly, Managing Director, Digital Transformation Office, Cisco India & SAARC in conversation with Poulami Chakraborty of BW SmartCities World. Excerpts below:

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Capacitating Kerala with Skilled Work-force

“Primarily, the focus of the IT department is to invest in physical infrastructure in terms of connectivity, IT support and services that are required. The second major focus is on skill upgradation of government employees, through two processes. Each department has nodal officers, both at secretariat level and at directorate level, who continually hosts and run training programs for government employees, aimed for their skilling and upgradation”, asserted an optimistic M Sivashankar, Secretary, Information Technology and Electronics, Government of Kerala during a tete-a-tete with Poulami Chakraborty of BW SmartCitiesWorld. Excerpts as below:

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