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The Government of India, Ministry of Urban and development (MoUD) has launched the Smart Cities Mission on 25 June 2015 (http://moud.gov.in/cms/smart-cities.php). The objective of this mission is to promote sustainable and inclusive cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens. Some of the core infrastructure elements in a Smart City would include adequate water supply, sanitation, including solid waste management, efficient urban mobility and public transport, affordable housing, sustainable environment. The strategic components of the Smart Cities Mission are city improvement (retrofitting), city renewal (redevelopment) and city extension (Greenfield development). In January 2016, based on the All India Competition, Jaipur was selected as one of 20 smart cities in Round 1. Civil engineers have vital role in accomplishment of the major elements of the Smart Cities Mission.

In this thing kept in mind, Department of Civil Engineering, SKIT, is organizing a two days National conference on Development of Smart Cities for Better World. This conference is set up to provide a unique platform to bring the major stakeholders and experts of the urban development and governance to discuss and deliberate on the various models of smart city. Highlight the initiatives and policies of the Indian Government & State Government to accelerate the smart cities project. This would create awareness among the students, academicians, professionals, researchers, industry persons etc. about the need for smart city. It will identify the research gaps to develop and innovate various projects in the field of Smart Cities. By the virtue of Knowledge, multi-disciplinary Skill can be developed for getting solutions of the engineering problems. The conference will focus on the following topics, but not limited to:

  • Solid Waste Management
  • Urban Mobility & Transportation Management
  • Road Infrastructure and Drainage
  • Heritage & Architecture
  • Water Management
  • Emerging Trends in Geo-Techniques
  • Green Energy (Renewable Energy)
  • Innovative Technologies in Construction
  • Sustainable Construction Materials
  • Air Quality Management
  • Monitoring Resources
  • Model City in India
  • Affordable housing

Conference Date : 18-19 August, 2017

For complete details, please visit : http://smartcity.skit.ac.in/

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