Smart Cities & Smart Challenges in India
Posted: 27 Jun 2019
Date Written: June 24, 2019
India is the 10th, largest economy in the world, even though standing 2nd position in the global population. And 70% of GDP is coming from urban areas, while we are just investing 1.70 for urban development. For the best economic growth, India still needs to be focused much more on the consistently growing sectors like, Infrastructure, Industries, Hospital Services, Tourisms, IT, Foreign Direct Investments, Research & Development under PPP model, foreign collaborated Higher Education Systems, Service Industries, e-Governance in a more better way. So it is the need of an hour that India needs to concentrate in constitution of 100 Smart Cities in fourth coming years under the visionary of Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi to upsurge more Gross Domestic Products (GDP). This research article is focusing on the essence of Smart Cities and conceptual views about Smart Cities by different practitioners. More over this paper is also discussing about “Smart Cities – Six Dimensions” in details for understanding this new urban paradigm shift phenomenon. Besides these, this research manuscript also talks about the Smart Cities enablers comprising of Internet of Things technologies and testimonies of different world Smart Cities applications. The best part of this article is depicting of prerequisite considerations “How to set up 100 New Smart Cities in India” with some models and examples.
Keywords: Smart Cities; Technology Transfer, 100 New Smart Cities; Challenges, Six Dimensions
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