Chennai joins bandwagon of 'data initiative' with other cities

Chennai joins bandwagon of ‘data initiative’ with other cities

Views: 453

Data Driven CityChennai has joined the ‘City Data for India’ initiative along with Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar and Vijayawada.

It aims to standardise and make data on the functioning of city corporations and urban planning, infrastructure investment and day-to-day operations management of these cities available on an open-access website.

This initiative was launched by Tata Trusts in association with World Council on City Data (WCCD) and Price Water House Coopers, India in 2016. It aimed at better accountability, transparency, and efficient governance in the Government of India initiatives.

Under this initiative, these new cities will continue to demonstrate the importance of high-calibre, independently-verified and globally comparable data for Indian cities.

As the WCDD network continues to grow, our collaboration with Tata Trusts will continue to play a deciding role of data in driving infrastructure investment, as well as in planning and decision-making, said Dr Patricia McCarney, WCDD president and CEO.

Get a chance to meet who's who of Smart Cities ecosystem in India including key policymakers from Central and State Governments. Join us at Smart City Conclave, Kochi on 18 August, 2018 to explore business opportunities. Like and connect with us on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.

The Latest


About Us

Smart city portal was started with an aim to provide latest news information about the smart city mission of the Government of India. Founded in 2015, the portal enjoys the distinction of being India's first integrated website on smart cities of India. The website features stories on the economic growth of Indian cities where the government is trying to improve the quality of life of people by enabling local development and harnessing technology as a means to create smart outcomes for citizens.

Contact Us

Elets Technomedia Pvt. Ltd. Stellar IT Park, 7A/7B, 5th floor, Annexe Building, C-25, Sector 62 Noida – 201309, Uttar Pradesh, India

To Top