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India’s Smart Cities Mission, 2015-2021: A Stocktaking – Report Overview

Cities are confluences of people. It plays a major role in today’s age and time of cosmopolitism. It’s a place where people come in search of career opportunities, a place that gives better access to education and health care services, a place where people are of diverse cultures and speak myriad of languages, a place that primarily assures a moderate and decent standard of living. Since people from different age categories and different walks of life have different expectations from cities, it is vital for the government to classify cities into three broad pillars - live-ability, economic-ability and sustainability with.
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India’s Cities need to be Sustainable, not Smart

Aravind Unni, Jasmine Singh and Tikender Singh Panwar How Modi government’s flagship missions have irreparably damaged urban governance frameworks and put people at the periphery On June 25, the Smart Cities Mission (SCM) completed six years of its launch. Positioned…