Since its launch in 2015, Smart Cities India expo has developed into Asia’s largest trade fair and conference on this subject. The event is organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) & Exhibitions India Group and is scheduled to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from 24-26 March 2021. The expo will feature key verticals that make up the smart city framework of Smart Cities including Buildings, Solar, Transport, Water, etc.
India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The focus of the Union government augurs well with its urban development programmes such as AMRUT, Swachh Bharat Mission, National Solar Mission, National Mission for Clean Ganga, FAME II, PMAY, Make in India, Digital India, Skill India, Startup India, etc. that positively impact the Smart Cities Mission.
A smart city uses digital technologies and urban planning to enhance performance and wellbeing; to reduce cost and resource consumption; and to engage more effectively and
actively with citizens. Smart Cities India expo aims to deliver better citizen service by showcasing latest technologies including Integrated Command Control Centres (ICCCs), Governance, Communication systems, Data storage and management, AI, Blockchain, IoT, Digital Twin, Software applications, Innovative urban planning practices, etc. The expo integrates technology with the key pillars of urban development i.e green buildings, energy, transport, clean environment and water, for optimising resources and makingcities smart and sustainable.