Tag Archives: Smart City

23 cities participating in Fast Track Competition for Smart City

23 cities participating in Fast Track Competition informed of gaps in their Smart City Proposals Cities to be helped to improve proposals to the level of first batch of 20 winners Workshop soon for learning from winners of competition and bridging gaps Ministry of Urban Development has communicated the gaps in respective Smart City Proposals… Read More »

Vision statements of States for Smart City

Smart City Plans throw up a range of vision statements Most of the cities aspire  to be clean and green; others to leverage heritage and other unique features Stimulating economic development and inclusivity common aim Aligarh to promote communal harmony; NDMC to emerge as a global bench mark capital city Dahod to be a multi-functional… Read More »

What is Smart City of India

What is Smart City The first question is what is meant by a ‘smart city’. The answer is, there is no universally accepted definition of a smart city. It means different things to different people. The conceptualisation of Smart City, therefore, varies from city to city and country to country, depending on the level of… Read More »

Smart City Plans evaluation criteria for Second stage of City Challenge Competition

Ministry of Urban Development of Govt of India on 13-November, 2015 issued the following press release Smart City Plans to be evaluated based on credibility, do-ability and citizen engagement Implementation framework given 30% weightage, Result orientation-20%, Citizen participation-16%, smartness of solutions-10%, SWOT analysis based strategic plan-10% Weightage for Pan-city solutions increased based on suggestions from… Read More »