100 New Smart Cities (India's Smart Vision)

Somayya Madakam, R. Ramaswamy

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India is the 10th, largest economy in the world, even though standing 2nd position in the global population. And 70% of GDP is coming from urban areas, while we are just investing 0.70 for urban development. For the best economic growth, India still needs to be focused much more on the consistently growing sectors like, Infrastructure, Industries, Hospital Services, Tourisms, IT, Foreign Direct Investments, Research & Development under PPP model, foreign collaborated Higher Education Systems, Service Industries, e-Governance in a more better way. So it is the need of an hour that India needs to concentrate in constitution of 100 Smart Cities in fourth coming years under the visionary of Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi to upsurge more Gross Domestic Products (GDP). This research article is focusing on the essence of Smart Cities and conceptual views about Smart Cities by different practitioners. More over this paper is also discussing about 'Smart Cities-Six Dimensions' in details for understanding this new urban paradigm shift phenomenon. Besides these, this research manuscript also talks about the Smart Cities enablers comprising of Internet of Things technologies and testimonies of different world Smart Cities applications. The best part of this article is depicting of prerequisite considerations 'How to set up 100 New Smart Cities in India' with some models and examples.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 5th National Symposium on Information Technology
Subtitle of host publicationTowards New Smart World, NSITNSW 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)9781479976263
StatePublished - 3 Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes
Event5th National Symposium on Information Technology: Towards New Smart World, NSITNSW 2015 - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Duration: 17 Feb 201519 Feb 2015

Publication series

Name2015 5th National Symposium on Information Technology: Towards New Smart World, NSITNSW 2015


Conference5th National Symposium on Information Technology: Towards New Smart World, NSITNSW 2015
Country/TerritorySaudi Arabia


  • 100 New Smart Cities
  • IoT
  • Six Dimensions
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart City Enablers
  • Testimonies

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Networks and Communications


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