Ashvin Dayal, Anna Brown and Michael Berkowitz
June 22, 2015
In its bid to transform the country’s urban landscape, the Indian government will launch the 100 Smart Cities program this month, aiming to bring about efficient and reliable infrastructure and services, enhanced quality of urban life, and economic opportunities for residents in selected cities.
Through these efforts, many cities have embraced low-cost and decentralised solutions to challenges such as water and waste management. We’ve learned that an essential element to building a city’s resilience is to ensure the participation of local communities and a range of voices.