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November 2015

Vincent Rouaix, Gfi Chairman

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization and Gfi Informatique, a leading vendor in value-added IT services and software, today announced a strategic partnership agreement on smart cities to meet the requirements of digital initiatives in public transportation, water and energy and accelerate the adoption …
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The government has suggested that cities like Pune, which want to be smart cities, must address their traffic problems through policy interventions like imposing deterrent congestion charges, tax measures to restrain owning and using personal vehicles, promoting vertical construction for dense living and effective parking policies.As the Centre readies the …
Kochi Mayor Soumini Jain

The Smart City development proposal of Kochi would cover around 1,700 acres of the city in the first five divisions, the northern portions of the 28th division and the central city area. Thus, the project would focus on Fort Kochi, Kalvathy, Iraveli, Karippalam, Mattanchery and Amravathy in West Kochi area. …
Sanjay Bhatia, managing director

About one and a half years of hard work by Cidco will surface on December 4 when it launches its smart city project in the presence of top 98 municipal commissioners of the country in Vashi.The function which will be attended by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis will be of national …
Municipal Commissioner Praveen Gedam1

Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) North Maharashtra Zonal Council in partnership with Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) had organised a round table session on smart city recently when they emphasised on communication technologies for smart city.The session also focused on key aspects of Smart Nashik like urban mobility, improving public utilities, …
panaji municipal corporation

The proposal for smart city designed by consultant ICLEI South Asia has kept an option open for investment through PPP though major share is likely to be borne by State and Central governments. The smart city mission consultant has designed Rs 1313.74 crore project for Panaji. The project has thrust …
ahmedabad

What will give a further boost to the smart urban transport and civic services in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, Shenzhen city, which comes under the Central Government of China, has announced a commitment to invest $200 million (approx 1,300 crore) in ZTEsoft’s smart city projects for Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. “During the …
Hila Oren, CEO

The city of Tel Aviv RECENTLY announced a collaboration with India to create “smart cities” that will use innovative digital resources and systems to improve urban areas.The Delivering Change Foundation, a Mumbai-based NGO, will be mentored and trained by Israeli representatives from the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yafo to employ …
Wolfgang Hesoun, Chief Executive Officer

Siemens will support the city of Vienna in optimizing its main sewage plant in terms of energy. For this purpose, Siemens is supplying the control, measuring, analytical and power distribution systems, as well as the low-voltage and medium-voltage switchgear. Furthermore, the order includes the installation and commissioning of the individual …
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal recently announced that his government will organise ‘Car-Free Day’ across the national capital on January 22, saying he will also cycle to his office that day.Addressing a gathering at an event of ‘Car-Free Day’ held on the road stretch between Dwarka Sector 3-13 and Sector …