CIDCO@Smart – Volume 3 Issue 2

NIUA-CIDCO Smart City Lab publishes Volume 3, Issue 2 of its newsletter detailing the team’s activities between April 2017 and June 2017. The newsletter titled ‘CIDCO@Smart’ gives an insight into the work done by the CIDCO Smart City Lab team in the areas of Research, Capacity Building, Innovation and Project support for CIDCO.

This issue showcases CIDCO’s work on the objectives set by the Swachh Bharat Mission, led by the implementation of new technologies for waste management practices and the proposed Development of Terminus Station at Panvel. The newsletter shares highlights from Davanagere’s Smart City Plan and features an update on the third round of the National Smart Cities Mission. Knowledge Lab focuses on the establishment of NIUA-CIDCO Training Cell and the launch of CIDCO’s first training portal Ujjwal. It includes a detailed walkthrough for the portal, along with a brief discussion on its role in implementation of CIDCO’s Training Policy. Smart City Corner presents the key highlights of the Smart City Plan from Colmbus, Ohio. It is a follow up on the previous article, which offered a comparative analysis of the Indian National Smart Cities Mission and the American Smart Cities Challenge. The Inclusive Planning section covers Kudumbasree’s work for inclusion of women and transgender individuals in the development and operation of Kochi Metro. This issue also features its first article on HR Management in the Newsletter, discussing an instructional design model called ADDIE.

The issue is available for download here.