This pioneering initiative recognizes the most ambitious Smart City strategies,advanced projects around the world fostering the development of the Smart City concept.
1. Best e-Governance & Citizen Services Initiatives – This will recognize the achievements in various parts of the country in the segment of Public Information & Grievance Redressal System; Electronic Service Delivery System; Engaging Citizens; Video Crime Monitoring.
2. Best Waste Management Initiatives – This will recognize the efforts in the field of Waste to Energy & Fuel generation and Waste to Compost System, as well as Waste Water Treatment and Recycling & Reduction of C&D Waste.
3. Best Water Management Initiatives – This will recognize the innovations in the field of Smart Meters and their Management; Water Quality Monitoring and Leakage Identification Solutions.
4. Best Energy Management Initiatives – This will recognize the achievements in the field of Smart Meters and their management; Using Renewable Energy and Building Energy Efficient and Green Buildings.
5. Best Urban Mobility Initiatives – This will recognize the efforts and innovations in the field of Smart Parking, Intelligent Traffic Management and Integrated Multi- Modal Transport System.
6. Best Tele-Medicine and Tele-Education Initiatives – This will recognize innovative solutions in the field of Tele-Medicine & Tele-Education sector to provide quality healthcare services and education to the citizens.
7. Best Incubation/Trade Facilitation Center Initiatives
8. Best Skill Development Centers – This will recognize the efforts in the field of imparting quality skill development education to make citizens employable.
9. GIS Service Provider Initiatives – This will recognize and help to find out better land and better understanding of Good Infrastructure
10. Smart Infrastructure & Smart Building – This category invites application from different organizations who develop “Smart infrastructure solutions” that will underpin a more competitive economy and improve livability for the society