The word ´smart´ or ´intelligent´ is generally attributed to a living being, particularly a human being who observes, perceives and identifies the surroundings; redefines and applies certain intelligence; or creates circumstances so that either the natural forces act in favour of his requirements or he adapts himself in a way that there would be minimal possible damage to him as well as nature.
After a successful first edition in Mumbai last August, the 2nd edition of the Sm@rt Cities Summit was held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, on February 17-18, 2015. Organised by FIRST Sm@rt Cities Council, the two-day summit aimed to bring all stakeholders under one roof for an impressive exchange of ideas with the theme,
Passionate about cities, innovation and technology, Stephen Yarwood, Urban Futurist, Adelaide Area, Australia Public Policy, is the founder of City2050, which explores preferred futures for communities and urban local bodies (ULBs) by consulting on governance, leadership, strategic planning and urban development.
Contrary to doubts in certain quarters, it is true that several key sectors of the economy are resurging and showing encouraging growth signs. It is equally true that despite the best intentions and actions of the government, there are certain sectors that have been slow to move into high gear, as it is taking time for decisions to translate into action on the ground.
After the grand success of the first edition of Smart Green Summit and Awards 2015 in Delhi, Saint-Gobain and The Economic Times are back again to fast-forward the mandate of ‘Creating Tomorrow’s Sustainable Living Spaces’ through the Smart Green Summit and Awards 2016 in Mumbai. The mega-event, scheduled to take place on December 16, will be a one-of-a-kind platform for discussions, panels, exhibitions among key stakeholders, leaders and bureaucrats in the industry.
We have presented a sort of one Mahindra family here. In terms of construction equipment, we have showcased backhoe loaders and graders. As for commercial vehicles, the display includes BLAZO 25 Tipper, BLAZO 31 Tipper, BLAZO 31 Transit Mixer along with DI3200 Jayo Fuel Dispenser.