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Latest Articles in smart cities

Future and importance of Cloud Solutions for Smart Cities in India

As an individual our daily activities like Personal E-mailing, Facebook, Google, and many other applications are enabled through cloud. Our work environments have been slowly migrating to Cloud over years now.

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Command and Control Rooms Turn War Rooms Digital Responses to the Pandemic City

As the world reimagines new ways of working, interacting, schooling, shopping and entertainment with the help of digital technologies; the Integrated Command and Control Centers (ICCCs) have already turned into War Rooms fighting the challenges posed by the pandemic city. Writes Sameer Unhale, Municipal Corporation, Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation.

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Bengaluru Smart City Squad to monitor people in quarantine

The squads and vehicles were launched by BBMP Commissioner B H Anil Kumar and Mayor M Goutham Kumar on Thursday, after a meeting with Health Department officials earlier in the day.

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Trichy Corporation resumes Smart City Project operations

The work at Trichy’s Puthur fish market was stalled for over 70 days and with the labour crisis looming large the Trichy Corporation plans to extend the project deadline

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What Happened to Our Great Cities?

What is common to all the urban centers is their high density. Population density is determined by the number of residents who live within a given land area – usually a mile or kilometer. It is this high density that has contributed to the rise of these cities as economic hubs, cultural centers offering immense opportunities to diverse sets of people from everywhere, writes Author, Speaker and Urban Sociologist, Dr. Binti Singh.

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ICCCs set-up for Smart Cities are utilized tackling COVID crisis

The Integrated Command and Control Centres(ICCC) in around 50 cities have been helping the administration cater to the needs of healthcare and logistics.

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COVID 19 Lockdown: Smart City work worth INR 1 lakh crore stalled

Smart city projects worth approx Rs 1 lakh crore have been stopped due to the lockdown, rendering tens of thousands of workers jobless and causing large-scale damage of building materials, which could significantly escalate project costs.

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Government inclined to building Smart Cities along Delhi-Mumbai expressway: Nitin Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport, Highways and MSME during an interaction with real estate body NAREDCO, via a video conference stated that, the government is looking if NHAI can plan a township along the highway (Delhi-Mumbai Expressway) .

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Security framework for smart cities need to consider the entire IT lifecycle

Why security and trust must be built-in throughout the entire lifecycle of technology deployment?

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Intelligent water and wastewater management for smart cities

In June 2015, the ‘100 Smart Cities Mission’ was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, earmarking ₹98,000 crore for the development of 100 smart cities in India and the rejuvenation of 500 others . However, as the number of people migrating to cities from rural in search of economic prosperity and higher standards of living grows rapidly, there is an increased imbalance in the pattern of resource consumption.

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