Wednesday , 16 January 2019

Tag Archives: Smart City

Smart City Experiences Challenges, Benefits and Future Settings

T Krishna Prasad, Director General of Police and Chairman – Road Safety Authority, Government of Telangana, kicked off the session with his thoughts on the importance of mobility in Smart Cities by first defining what a Smart City is. According to him, there is no single definition, but to put it simply, if the citizens are happy, comfortable and convenienced, ...

Impact of 3D Visualisation and Mixed Reality

In today’s world, with dynamically changing economic and political synergies around the globe, infrastructure investments and decision making has become critically challenging. With several questions in mind such as, how can you predict the human behaviour towards an infrastructure which is not yet built? How to manage the traffic issues in the current scenario and plan in a way that ...

Knowledge Sessions that were a class apart

Seminars have always been the USP of TrafficInfraTech and ParkingInfraTech Expos. This year was no different. The topmost policymakers and who’s who of the traffic sector gathered for some serious discussions on various burning issues in the traffic/ transport industry. The inaugural day saw none other than Yudhvir Singh Malik, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways deliver his Chief ...

Rs 3,700Cr incentive for Smart City projects

In a bid to motivate the local governments to speed up the smart city projects, the Centre will give about Rs 3,700Cr as incentive to states for faster completion of the projects. The chief secretaries of states will closely monitor the progress of smart city projects for early completion. The Centre has already selected 90 cities under the ambitious smart ...

Smart poles for Bhopal’s Smart City

Telecom tower company Bharti Infratel and Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson will be deploying the smart poles for the smart city project of Bhopal Smart City Development Corp Ltd (BSCDCL). This mega project will entail seven to eight projects on a Public Private Partnership model. The 400 smart poles will have surveillance cameras, environment sensors, digital signage system, EV Charging ...

Enabling Smart Parking

What is Get My Parking all about? ‘Get My Parking’ empowers self-driving users to search, book and navigate to parking areas easily, thereby saving time & fuel, and reducing congestion. While observing the South-East Asian market, co-founder Chirag Jain and I realized that technology was widely used to solve issues related to parking. But in India the parking industry has ...

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 ...

Surat: Smart City in the making

Surat, with a population of 4.6 million (as per 2011), is the 2nd most populous city of Gujarat. The city of Surat has made remarkable progress in terms of infrastructure development such as water supply, drainage, sewerage, solid waste management, roads, urban poor housing etc. However, the City is now geared towards putting in place improved Public Transport Infrastructure and ...

“This Expo is of great help”

Dr Pravin Mundhe, Deputy Commissioner of Police – Traffic, Pune intends to introduce to the City a VMS system mounted on portable trucks that he saw at TrafficInfraTech Expo. He also plans to eliminate human intervention in issuing challans, just like Hyderabad City did, and have an ATCC in Pune. This is your first visit to Expo. Did you find ...

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