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23.6 Lakh Houses Delivered So Far: Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs

Durga Shankar Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in conversation with BW Businessworld’s Poulami Chakraborty talks about the progress of various initiatives of the ministry including the Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT, Swachh Bharat, Housing for All and other key schemes.

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Smart City Is A Complex System Of Systems

Smart city is the fusion of functional system like infrastructure system, bio-diversity system, governance system, citizen services system and many more.

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From Smart To Future Smart

Indian cities are different from what a city is defined as in the West. We have a distinct social fabric which has to be kept in mind while planning our smart cities

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Western Digital's WD Purple Wins BW Businessworld Smart Cities Award for 'Smart Solution - Safety & Security'

Western Digital's WD Purple Wins BW Businessworld Smart Cities Award for 'Smart Solution - Safety & Security'

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'Technical Capacity Is The Biggest Challenge for Building Smart Cities'

An array of some brilliant people work in the Indian urban local bodies but the problem is that their horizon is limited

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'India, Finland Can Cooperate In Smart City, Energy Sectors'

The minister cited the example of its capital Helsinki and the public-private-partnership platform that has been instituted there -- Helsinki Metropolitan Smart & Clean Foundation -- to work on clean and smart solutions in order to reduce its dependence on fossil energy

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How Safe Are Public Spaces For Women?

Talking about women safety, situation in Delhi is still as vulnerable as it was 10 years back

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Smart Cities: The Sad State Of Affairs

As it turns out, 100 smart cities in five years may not happen. So far, of the first 20 cities, only seven to eight have reported decent progess

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What Positive Change Technology Can Provide To PM's Smart City Plans

How IoT can resolve this problem? Imagine smart bins and garbage containers placed strategically at street corners, which have the capabilities to compress the trash with in-built sensors. It can increase the load capacity almost three to four times to help municipal trucks make less number of ferries from pick up to disposal points

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Modi Govt: India On The Path To Glory

We need to look at skilling & reskilling to take advantage of the opportunities in a cognitive world

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What Makes A City Smart?

To provide for the aspirations and needs of the citizens, urban planners ideally aim at developing the entire urban eco-system, which is represented by the four pillars of comprehensive development-institutional, physical, social and economic infrastructure

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Past Imperfect, Future Perfect: Urban Planning

What are the Budget 2017 expectations in this context? To generate faith and hope for sustainability at all levels - from slum-dwellers to developers

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Needed: Smart Financing

Some cities like Pune and Bhubaneswar are able to raise funds, while others like Guwahati and Solapur are struggling to attract investment

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A Recipe For Indian Smart Cities: Combining Technology With Urban Planning And Inclusivity

The digital revolution can bring everyone along if it used in an inclusive manner for example by using data to identify and target a city's most vulnerable population

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Will ‘Smart Cities Mission’ Defy The Doomsayers?

While some cities are attracting investor’s interest, others smaller cities are struggling to raise funds

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