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“We want to get 10,000 bikes out on roads by the end of the third quarter.”

A group with $ 1.2 billion asset base, Hero Motors Company (HMC) is name to reckon with as being the world’s largest manufacturer of bicycles with over 20 companies under its belt. Spearheading the next generation of Munjals, Aditya Munjal, Director, Hexi, a last-mile connectivity solutions provider/startup arm of HMC is upbeat about the bicycle market in India and shall pick-up pace gradually. In an interview with Manali Jaggi of BW Smart Cities, Aditya talks about a consumer driven strategy by introducing various new strategic initiatives which can be instrumental in developing a robust cycling infrastructure and providing economic mobility to the disadvantaged.

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“Democratizing the entire data and making it visible to the public has empowered us.”

A charismatic leader and a youth icon for many, Nara Lokesh, Cabinet Minister for Information Technology, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development, Andhra Pradesh has taken the state on an unprecedented developmental path. Taking to Chahat Jain and Manish Arora of BW Smart Cities, the minister talks about leveraging technology and supporting young entrepreneurs as a key to push the Government’s development agenda and guarantee a quality life to the rural population.

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Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh in Smart City era

In an era of chaotic urbanisation in the country driven by ‘impatient capital’, Le Corbusier’s Chandigarh is planned to a rational grid yet human scale. The ‘City Beautiful’ promises to be both ‘Green and Smart’.

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Sustainable Sanitaryware Solutions

With the dawn of energy efficient technology, it is possible to move forward binding rapid development keeping the environment in mind.

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Cities are becoming smart but what about financing?

When it comes to source of financing, most of the smart city plans envisage around 70 per cent of the total outlay to be funded by the Central and State Government, either through the Smart City Mission or through convergence schemes like AMRUT, Swachh Bharat etc.

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The Need for Sustainable Public Transport system in the Millennium City

The need of the hour is for an umbrella body on the lines of Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority (UMTA) to integrate public transport system and provide a single window ticketing mechanism for commuters.

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“Smart Cities need to be inclusive in all aspects of sustenance.”

One of the country’s reputed business groups, Pacific India is a notable name in the realty and infrastructure space in India with considerable presence in real estate, hospitality and education sector. With infrastructure being an indispensable part of our Government’s agenda especially Smart Cities Mission, Abhishek Bansal, Executive Director, Pacific India talks to Manali Jaggi of BW Smart Cities about the important aspects of Smart Cities and the need for them to be inclusive with respect to sustenance.

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Innovations driving the Future – Smart Cities

The way to Smart Cities in India is for the Government to open and facilitate infrastructure, ease regulation for devices and create an open resource of public data that receives and provides information to and from local services.

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DIU SMART CITY BECOMES FIRST TO RUN ON 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY DURING DAYTIME

PROTOTYPE BEING TESTED IN BENGALURU SMART CITY TO DEVELOP INTELLIGENT TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SOLUTION. NIGHT BAZAAR ENVISAGED AS PART OF JAIPUR SMART CITY.

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Smart Cities: Transforming through Renewable Energy

Small solar parks can be made an integral part of Smart Cities so as to fulfill any additional such requirements. Apart from rooftop solar, the solar energy can be harnessed in other forms like solar street lighting, solar water heaters, solar pumps, solar traffic signals, solar concentrators based cooking.

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