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Smart Cities
India’s Journey of Urban Transformation

About 55% of the world’s population today lives in urban areas. In India it is 34% increase of about three percentage points since the 2011 Census. It was well assimilated by our policy makers that managing this urbanisation in a smart way shall provide for a significant opportunity for renewing the cities to become growth engines and leapfrog Indian economy ...

How do we tackle congestion?

A case for ITMS platforms presented by Dr Rajesh Krishnan, CEO, ITS Planners and Engineers Pvt Ltd Our Smart Cities programme is now nearly four years old. A number of cities have already implemented ITS systems or are in the process of doing so at the cost of taxpayers’ money. It is in public interest to make sure that these ...

Smart Cities Control Centre for MP

The Madhya Pradesh government has launched the country’s first Integrated Control and Command Centre (ICCC) for seven smart cities in Bhopal. The cities under Smart City Mission are Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Satna, and Sagar. The ICCC would enable the authorities to monitor the status of various smart civic amenities in real-time through the sensors connected to it. The ...

AI: Transforming the Transportation Ecosystem

AI is any behaviour that is apparently intelligent carried out by machines rather than the kinds of natural intelligence. Forms of problem solving and even ‘learning’ in a sense are often considered artificial intelligence. Examples of successful AI include machines that can understand human speech, drive cars etc. AI: Optimizing Infrastructure for Cities The concept of artificial intelligence goes all ...

Sensing for Safety

Today, almost every Indian megacity is experiencing traffic congestion and its subsequent problems. Ever increasing transportation needs of the exploding urban population cannot be met perpetually as the available land mass does not change. Thus, the need of the hour is to reshape the transportation networks and infrastructure available in Indian cities. Introduction of Intelligent Transportation Networks offer a viable ...

Dovetailing Smart Streets

With the launch of Smart Cities initiative, projects of varied nature leveraging technology have been conceptualized and planned for implementation across the country. Smart streets is one such measure which is common amongst the projects underway. There are several measures planned for implementation. Praful Gharpure ,Architect – Urban Planner, Infrastructure Planning & Development Division, Tata Consultancy Services, Nagpur looks at ...

‘Our automobile sector is doing good work’

You have been talking seriously about Electric Vehicles (EVs) and India moving towards EVs in the next ten years. Can you tell us what ground is being laid for it? Electric Mobility is bound to happen. It’s not that we have to really put in the efforts, because everybody is pointing at the way Electric Mobility will be growing in ...

INTERVIEW: DMIC: Driving Transit Oriented Development and Multi Modal Transportation

Is the first phase of DMICDC planned with six – seven cities on track? The Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor project aims to create futuristic, smart and sustainable industrial cities by leveraging the high speed, high capacity connectivity backbone provided by the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC), which will converge and integrate technology across sectors. The corridor that passes through six ...

Smart Cities Smart Solutions

That the Government of India’s Smart City Mission is an ambitious and impressive initiative that will create 100 plus smart cities in India is a known fact by now. That the new cities, through best use of technology, will accelerate growth and improve the quality of life of people, is also evident. But what often gets overlooked in the entire ...

Safe and Smart Cities REVOLUTION IN TRAFFIC SURVEILLANCE

Logipix has made the next step in the evolution of traffic surveillance as it successfully combines high frame rate, extremely high resolution and automated violation detection methods in a complete high-end solution. Smart City solutions are best serving the needs of citizens to live a safe, convenient and happy life. The mission to develop Smart Cities in India consists of ...

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