The upcoming Smart Urbanation by Smart Cities Council India, scheduled to be held in Bengaluru on September 24-25, will recognise and award highest citizen benefitting projects in the country. CW presents select best entries in various categories.
Work to convert Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh into a smart city is picking up pace with the detailed project reports being prepared by the special purpose vehicle, Pasighat Smart City Development Corporation.
The Smart Cities Mission (SCM) is proving to be a gamechanger in Indian urban transformation. “This is a unique mission, working to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul of Indian cities!” affirms Kunal Kumar, Joint Secretary & Mission Director (Smart Cities Mission), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India.
In his address at the National Real Estate Development Council’s (NAREDCO) 15th National Convention, Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri announced that the BJP-led NDA Government’s goal of creating ‘Housing for All’ would be achieved two years in advance, by 2020.