Smart Cities and Digital Transformation: Building a Sustainable Future

Urbanisation is on the rise, and it is projected that 65 percent of the global population will be residing in cities by 2040, with a staggering 1.3 million people migrating to urban areas daily…

The Indian Smart Cities Mission, launched in June 2015, has been a transformative urban renewal initiative aimed at redefining the urban landscape in India…

Some notable examples of progress include:

Jaipur: Jaipur launched its Integrated Command and Control Center (ICCC), providing real-time data for better urban planning and emergency response.

Surat: Surat focused on waste management and achieved a commendable reduction in landfill waste through efficient waste segregation and processing.

Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar’s ambitious smart city plan aimed at improving public transportation through a modern and integrated bus rapid transit system (BRTS).

Indore: Indore revamped its waste management system and became one of the cleanest cities in India through innovative waste-to- energy projects.

Pune: Pune focused on developing smart mobility solutions, such as cycle tracks, improved footpaths, and a city-wide Intelligent Transport System (ITS).