The launch of three mega urban schemes in India, i.e., Smart Cities Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), and Housing for All in urban areas, will set in motion the process of urban transformation to enable better living. The missions are new, innovative and focused on pressing needs to improve the quality of life for citizens today, and in the future.
Currently, 31% of India’s population live in cities, and generate 63% of the nation’s economic activity. Urban population numbers are increasing rapidly, with almost half of India’s population projected to live in cities by 2030. India’s continued economic growth will be driven by this process.
The core infrastructure elements are: Adequate water supply, Assured electricity supply, Sanitation, including solid waste management, Efficient urban mobility and public transport, Affordable housing especially for the poor, Robust IT connectivity and digitalization, Good governance especially e-Governance and citizen participation, Sustainable environment, Storm water drains to reduce flooding, Pedestrians, non-motorized and public transport facilities and parking spaces, Safety and security of citizens, particularly women, children and the elderly, and Health and education.
Future roadmap for Smart Cities in India
100 smart cities: The government has allocated an outlay of Rs 98,000 crore (US$ 15,329.26 million) to execute 100 smart cities, and the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT), which is an urban rejuvenation programme for 500 towns and cities in next 5 years.
Exhibitor Profile: Join us in redefining our urban infrastructure as Smart Cities India Expo continues to bring forth innovative developments transforming our cities by providing smarter solutions for a better tomorrow. We invite you to share your innovative smart city ideas, studies, visions.
Over 15,000 trade visitors expected to attend the international exhibition and conference which includes Key government officials, Public Administrations, Entrepreneurs, Research Centres, Engineers, Architects, Consultants, Suppliers & Buyers of relevant technologies, ect.
Smart Water and Waste Management
Annual per capita water availability is expected to decline to 1,140 cubic meters by 2050, from 1,545 cubic meters in 2011. Need to adopt sustainable water management practices
Water related diseases are a primary cause of deaths in India, with around 38 million Indians affected by waterborne diseases annually
Rainfall water, if harvested, is usable for drinking or irrigation
Integrated Ganga Conservation Mission called "Namami Gange" to restore the river: INR 2,100 crores (US$ 339 million) allocated for FY 2015-16
Products on display:
Bathroom fittings and accessories
Pipes and fittings
Pumps and motors
Water purification products and systems
Water pollution monitoring systems, etc.
Waste & solid waste