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Smart Cities: Putting on a global lens

2020-03-06T11:48:36+00:00June 6th, 2018|2017/2018, Putting it in context, Special Edition - June 2018|

Developing countries around the world are witnessing rapid urbanisation that has created the need for smart urban planning measures. Such measures are aimed at managing larger populations to unlock the greater economic potential of cities by improving the quality of life, increasing efficiency and managing complexities. Today, 31 per cent of India’s population resides in urban areas and this figure is likely to reach 50 per cent by 2051. Urban migration is driven with the promise of a higher quality of life, personal [...]