Strategies of Implementation of Smart Cities Projects – a case study on Area Based Development & PAN City development
Jul19

Strategies of Implementation of Smart Cities Projects – a case study on Area Based Development & PAN City development

The strategic components of Area-based development in the Smart Cities Mission are city improvement (retrofitting), city renewal (redevelopment) and city extension (greenfield development) plus a Pan-city initiative in which smart solutions are applied covering larger parts of the city. Area Based Development: Develop areas step-by-step or Area Based Development: It is considered to be an innovative approach enabling a breakthrough in...

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Feasibility study of Economic investment in Smart Cities Projects
Jul08

Feasibility study of Economic investment in Smart Cities Projects

Feasibility study of Economic investment in Smart Cities Projects By Surya Dev Prakash and Samridhi Chaurasia Cities are the ‘engines of economic growth’ and ensuring that they function efficiently is critical to our economic development. Large scale urbanization poses several challenges which will accelerate in the near future. In a decade, over 50 billion devices will be connected through machine-to-machine communication...

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BRTS (Bus Rapid Transit System) – A fail or Pass- becoming potential smart cities projects
Jul04

BRTS (Bus Rapid Transit System) – A fail or Pass- becoming potential smart cities projects

INTRODUCTION Rapid transit in India consists of bus, metro, monorail and light rail systems. Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) is a rapid transit for city bus service in India. Bus Systems under JnNURM (Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission) in India was a massive city-modernisation scheme launched by the Government of India under Ministry of Urban Development. It envisaged a total investment of over $20 billion over seven...

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Leveraging ICT based Smart solutions in Smart Cities Development
Jun29

Leveraging ICT based Smart solutions in Smart Cities Development

Smart Cities projects have huge potential to remark the urban development throughout the world. Several countries are actively participating in discussions, engaging citizens to provide innovative ideas as smart solutions which make life and livability of cities easier in every aspect. Meanwhile a lot of ICT (information Communication Technology) based smart solutions have been implemented or proposed in smart cities projects in areas...

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