CHALLENGES AND TECHNOLOGY FOR BUILDING SMART CITIES IN INDIA

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Technical Review : e-Journal   unpublished
The cities of every nation plays important role to increase economy, including India. To achieve specific growth, comprehensive development of physical, institutional, social and economic infrastructure is required. These remain the key factors in improving the quality of life and motivating people to invest in the City, setting in motion a virtuous cycle of growth and development. Development of Smart Cities is a step in the right direction. Cities in India and around the world is a process
more » ... rld is a process that evolves gradually. It's not a sudden decision with preplanned infrastructure. The concept of Smart city has made us think in a planned city with such an impact that each activity conducted in the city is identified, monitored and controlled by the technology. The idea to have Smart City is to support cities that provide good transportation and give a good quality of life to all the citizens, a hygienic and sustainable environment and application of 'Smart' Solutions. Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging technology in the world of IT that can be explored to its zenith to achieve the goal of building a Smart City. Just building is not enough, but maintaining and sustaining its identity is a herculean task. Integrity and authenticity is another responsibility to be thought processed and implemented. There are various challenges in making a city SMART in India as there are various implicit and explicit hurdles that are to be confronted. A model of Smart City is not a solution as every city is unique in its existence. But a prototype development is need of the hour to have a logical layout of the Smart City using IoT.
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