GIS Steering Smart Future for Smart Indian Cities


A Smart City is the integration of technology into a strategic approach to sustainability. 21st Century has brought with it a new global trend of “sustainable urban development” and this concept adds new dimensions to urbanization which require a quick need to upgrade existing cities. The concept of a smart city is a relatively new one. Throughout the years, with the significant contribution from various technologies like computer science, information technology, remote sensing, advance multimedia world etc, GIS evolved from traditional geographer’s or cartographer’s tool for surveying and planning to a rapidly expanding primary technology for understanding our planet and related geospatial opportunities to foster a sustainable world. This paper describes smart city projects in India and thoroughly explores the existing and extended capability of GIS to include modeling and visualization in order that decision makers will be able to see the state of the resources separately in three pillar of smart development model with the impacts of their decisions and the future state of resources.

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@inproceedings{Tiwari2014GISSS, title={GIS Steering Smart Future for Smart Indian Cities}, author={A . N . Tiwari and Kamal Jain}, year={2014} }