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Cities theme session


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Cities theme session

  1. 1. CITIES THEME 24th September, 2016 11.30 AM -12.15 PM GEW Bootcamp Delhi NCR
  2. 2. THEME SESSION - CITIES  Moderator : Apresh Mishra  Panelists:  Dolly Bhasin  Vinay Solanki
  3. 3. WHY CITIES ARE IN FOCUS?  India is all set to become the most-populous country in the world by 2030, making it the home to the biggest and the most under-penetrated market for global manufacturers and service providers.  Unlike its preceding generations, this growing population is also shifting to top tier cities of the country giving rise to new megacities estimated to generate 80% of economic growth, with potential to apply modern technologies and infrastructure, promoting better use of scarce resources. THEME CITIES
  4. 4. WHY CITIES ARE IN FOCUS?  As per estimates, about 25–30 people will migrate every minute to major Indian cities from rural areas in search of better livelihood and better lifestyles.  With this momentum, about 843 million people are expected to live in urban areas by 2050.  To accommodate this massive urbanization, India needs to find smarter ways to manage complexities, reduce expenses, increase efficiency and improve the quality of life. THEME CITIES
  5. 5. WHY CITIES ARE IN FOCUS?  CITIES could be Existing cities, Greenfield Cities or Heritage Cities, all need different treatment  There are 100 planned Smart cities, 30+Heritage Cities and 100+ AMRUT cities THEME CITIES “Cities in the past were built on riverbanks. They are now built along highways. But in the future, they will be built based on availability of optical fiber networks and next-generation infrastructure.” – Narender Modi , PM of India
  6. 6. SMART CITIES THEME CITIES From an implementer’s perspective, a smart city is one which leverages traditional (for example: water supply) and modern (ICT for example) enablers to fuel sustainable economic development, ensuring high quality of life and better management of natural resources.