Sustainable Smart Cities in India

Challenges and Future Perspectives

  • Poonam Sharma
  • Swati Rajput

Part of the The Urban Book Series book series (UBS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Poonam Sharma, Swati Rajput
    Pages 1-13
  3. Smart Cities Development Potentials and Challenges

  4. Smart City Development and Role of ICT, Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 143-143
    2. L. Mirana Devi, S. K. Bandooni, V. S. Negi, Masood A. Siddiqui
      Pages 161-174
    3. Ramesh Anguluri, Priya Narayanan, Krishna Udnoor
      Pages 185-197
    4. Arifa Begum, Ashis K. Saha
      Pages 213-225
    5. Manish Kumar, Dinesh Kumar Tripathi, Vinay Maitri, Vivekananda Biswas
      Pages 227-241
  5. Environment, Energy, Disaster Management and Sustainable Development of Cities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 257-257

About this book


This book presents fundamental and applied research aimed at the development of smart cities across India. Based on the exploration of an extensive array of multidisciplinary literature, this book discusses critical factors of smart city initiatives: management and organization, technology, governance, policy, people and communities, economy, infrastructure, and natural environment. These factors are broadly covered under the integrative framework of the book to examine the vision and challenges of smart city initiatives. The book suggests directions and agendas for smart city research and outlines practical implications for government professionals, students, research scholars and policy makers.

A lot of work is happening on smart cities as it is an upcoming area of research and development. At international level, and even in India, the concept of smart cities concept is a hot topic at universities, research centers, ministries, transport departments, civic bodies, environment, energy and disaster organizations, town planners and policy makers. This book provides ideas and information to government officials, investors, experts and research students.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Poonam Sharma
    • 1
  • Swati Rajput
    • 2
  1. 1.Shaheed Bhagat Singh CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Shaheed Bhagat Singh CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-47144-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-47145-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2365-757X
  • Series Online ISSN 2365-7588
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