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Planning Commission Hackathon aims to bridge Communication Gaps

This weekend saw India’s first government-driven attempt at a Hackathon. Organized by the Planning Commission and the National Innovation Council, the two-day event spanned 10 centers across the country, involving about 2000 participants. The main aim of the event was … Continue reading

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Getting Smarter at Designing ‘Smarter Cities’

Rapid urbanization will adversely affect several factors that impact our quality of life, such as healthcare, education, public safety, trust in governance, ability to govern, and there needs to be deliberation around how to address these challenges through solutions that … Continue reading

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Planning for Innovation for Smarter Cities

India has some of the worst urban indicators across the board, but has far worse urban infrastructure and management than other cities in countries of comparable wealth and human development indicators. Why is this? Urban problems are intractable almost by … Continue reading

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