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Enabling 3D Design Concept in Infrastructure

“The urbanisation trends will push infrastructure growth in India in megacities and tier II towns. There is a need to spend about $1.4 trillion in the next five years to build this close to 30,000 kilometres of railway tracks to create new hundreds of new railway stations and refurbish existing one”, asserted Simon Huffeteau, Vice President for Construction, Cities and Territories at Dassault Systèmes in conversation with Poulami Chakraborty of BW Smart Cities World.

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Wipro awarded infrastructure modernization and digital transformation contract by E.ON

Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been awarded a strategic, multi-year infrastructure modernization and digital transformation services engagement by Germany-based energy company E.ON.

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Fixing India’s water crisis needs an integrated approach including Smart water management

India is facing one of its major and most serious water crisis. It's water demand is projected to be twice the available supply by 2030, implying severe scarcity for hundreds of millions of people and an eventual 6% loss in the country's GDP, as per Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) report by NITI Aayog in 2018.

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Pan, tilt and zoom to foresee the future

Powered with technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT), these devices keep the pulse of a smart city alive. Cameras represent one of the key elements of surveillance systems that make up the smart city market, which is expected to grow to $2.75 trillion by 2023.

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Karnataka Sports Authority to develop Sports Infra under Smart City project

Funds have also been released for the development of taluk sports grounds, ‘Garadi Mane’ (local gymnasium), sports hostels and sports equipment in various schools in rural areas, he said.

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Smart Cities' Jury Meet Conducted To Honour Best Endeavours

The jury agreed on the outcome of the smart idea resulting in a better living experience to be a parameter for smart cities

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Calibrating Digital Solutions to Agriculture, Construction

“As a global leader in Precision Agriculture, Trimble is committed to making technology affordable and accessible to Indian farmers so that they can grow more with lower input costs”, said Rajan Aiyer, Managing Director, Trimble India & SAARC in interaction with Poulami Chakraborty of BW Smart Cities. Excerpts below:

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Sustainable Industrial Estates – Drivers for Urban Development

In addition to safeguarding the environment, a sustainable industrial estate supports individual industries housed within the estate with high performance workplaces, to enable industries to strive for efficiency and profitability.

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Infra push to Mumbai`s Eastern Coast will boost residential developments

Some ambitious infrastructure projects in the pipeline include the Marine Drive 2.0, Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), Navi Mumbai airport, Metro Rail etc. which will not only change the skyline of the city but also give a lift to Mumbaikars’ liveability quotient.

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Cities are becoming smart but what about financing?

China for example, where all urban land is owned by the local / city Government. Consequently, land monetization was one of the main sources of financing for Chinese cities during the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) development phase of the eighties.

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