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Smart City- Far and Near Dream in Indian Context

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2021
Authors:
Aishwarya N., Aarthy Chellasamy, Shikha Bhagat
10.5120/ijca2021921006

Aishwarya N., Aarthy Chellasamy and Shikha Bhagat. Smart City- Far and Near Dream in Indian Context. International Journal of Computer Applications 174(12):25-31, January 2021. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2021921006,
	author = {Aishwarya N. and Aarthy Chellasamy and Shikha Bhagat},
	title = {Smart City- Far and Near Dream in Indian Context},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {January 2021},
	volume = {174},
	number = {12},
	month = {Jan},
	year = {2021},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {25-31},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume174/number12/31732-2021921006},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2021921006},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) brings a notable change in the way a government initiates and frames policy making. The concept of Smart City (SC) means to improve the quality of life of people and there is no universally accepted definition of smart city as it differs country to country and state to state. On analyzing the literature the authors has identified four impeding factors(urbanization, government support, social support and Technology) and three facilitating factors (e-governance, sustainability and infrastructure) for the development of smart cities in Indian context. The authors has emphasized on six important components (Smart governance, Smart technology, Smart energy, Smart education, Smart infrastructure, Smart Mobility) which the policy makers can concentrate to achieve the dream of Smart Cities in India. There are also private firms like IBM, Gaia, Cubical Labs, FluxGen Technologies, Altiux Innovations SenseGiz and CISCO. CRISIL, KPMG, McKinsey and Matt McDonald which actively contributes for the Smart City Initiative in India. This work gives an idea for policy makers and managers of the company to improvise on the smart city strategy and planning for better implementation to compete in twenty first century..

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Keywords

ICT, Infrastructure, Policy making, Private firms, Smart city, Urbanization