CIDCO Smart City Lab presents “Technology and City” at Columbia Global Center Mumbai

Siddharth Pandit, Chair – CIDCO Smart City Lab presented an overview of the National Smart City Mission and the CIDCO Smart City Plan at the ‘Technology and City ‘ workshop arranged by Columbia Global Center, South Asia, Mumbai.

The presentation showcased the depth and breadth of ICT initiatives implemented in India. These initiatives have traditionally focused on improving governance (e-Governance) and efficiency of service delivery. The National Smart City Mission’s emphasis on scaling up these ICT initiatives to other areas of urban planning such as water, sanitation, housing and public transportation and on convergence of knowledge and financial resources was discussed.

CIDCO’s recently released Smart City Plan was highlighted through the various ICT initiatives under the objectives areas of the plan. CIDCO is scaling up its commitment to technology as a key enabler to sustainable urban planning. The various initiatives can be found at https://cidco-smartcity.niua.org/cidco-smart-city-plan/

The presentation can be found here