By 2050, about 70% of the population of India would be living in cities. With this population shift, the need of the hour is Smart Cities that would support urban lifestyles. Cities that ensure optimal living conditions and benefits to everyone in the society. Cities, where economic development is sustainable and rationally incremental, by virtue of being based on success-oriented market drivers - such as supply and demand. The accrued benefits would be for its citizens, businesses, the government and the environment. In effect, the components of a Smart City would include enabling a better life, with services, mobility, environment, e-governance, economy, sustainability and inclusiveness as the pillars for success.
Acknowledging the great importance of the 'Smart Cities' initiative by the Indian Government, Bharat Exhibitions is pleased to presents the 3rd edition of their industry flagship event – National Summit on 100 Smart Cities India 2017 scheduled to take place on 18th August 2017 at The LaLiT, New Delhi. With the theme – "INNOVATIONS, SUSTAINABILITY, SURVEILLANCE AND DEVELOPMENT FOR SMART CITIES”. This forum will trace the importance of various aspects of infrastructure that needs to be planned, designed, built and operated in order to provide the 'Smart' attribute to a city development.
The conference will feature the designated heads of municipalities, urban/city planning, research/academic institutes, engineers/consultants, energy and utility experts, mobility and transportation experts, technology providers, and many more. The end objective behind bringing all these experts under one roof is to facilitate brainstorming on the opportunities, challenges and scope for developing a truly smart city infrastructure, encompassing the current situations pertaining to policy guidelines, regulatory norms, implementation challenges, etc., highlighting the importance of integrating ICT to support the Smart Cities mission in India.