A day-long summit organised by Lucknow Municipal Corporation, Lucknow Smart City Limited, in association with Elets Technomedia Private Limited-a technology and media research company-was held today in Lucknow.
State officials from various cities selected under the Smart Cities Mission took forward the discussions on best practises, Smart and integrated transport, IT and Electronics, e-governance and innovations in Smart Cities, in the Summit.
A roundtable conference chaired by Divisional Commissioner, Lucknow, and Chairman, Lucknow Smart City Limited, Anil Garg, was also held.
Dr Nitin Bansal, Commissioner, Varanasi Municipal Corporation, and Dr Priyanka Soni, Commissioner, Karnal Municipal Corporation also took part in the summit.
International experts shared their vision on Smart Cities during the Summit.. These include Dinah McDougall, Commercial Officer, Embassy of the United States of America; Jan Luykx, Ambassador, Embassy of Belgium.
According to Dr Ravi Gupta, CEO of Elets Technomedia Private Limited, benefits of Smart Cities Mission, Smart projects should directly reach people throgh e-governance. Elets plans to do such Smart Cities Summit in 100 cities of the country.
This is the second Smart City Summit to be held in Lucknow and 21st such summit organised by Elets.