Includes unique aspects of smart cities from diverse regions of the world
Suggests innovative approaches and methodologies
Contains contributions by well-known researchers
Part of the book series: Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences (AGES)
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Table of contents (22 chapters)
Smart Cities: Conceptual Background, Growth and Development
Smart Cities: A Dimensional Look
Economic and Technological Issues
About this book
- City growth and development
- Smart communities
- Urban space
- Urban governance
Editors and Affiliations
Institute of Public Enterprise, Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad, India
Ram Kumar Mishra, Ch Lakshmi Kumari, P. S. Janaki Krishna, Anupama Dubey
ActionAid Association India, New Delhi, India
Department of Geography, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
R. B. Singh
About the editors
Ch. Lakshmi Kumari is an Associate Professor in economics at the Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad. She is also a Post -Doctoral Fellow funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research. She has been associated with the institute in various activities such as teaching, training, research and consultancy assignments. Dr. Kumari has worked on several projects for at the national and international levels and has published many books. Her areas of interest include economics, environmental impact analysis, sustainable development, public enterprises, privatisation strategies, restructuring and turnaround management issues, and financial performance analysis. She is currently coordinating the Centre on Sustainable Development at the institute. She is the recipient of the Best Teacher Award from the Government of Telangana for the year 2016–2017.
Sandeep Chachra serves as the Executive Director of ActionAid Association and is a social anthropologist by training. As a human rights activist, he has been advancing rights, justice and development agendas for the last three decades in India as well as in other parts of Asia and Africa. He is the Managing Editor of a leading global political economy journal called Agrarian South and is one of founders of Agrarian South Network - a network serving the interests of peasants and workers, globally. Sandeep Chachra also Co-Chairs the World Urban Campaign of UN-HABITAT.
P.S. Janaki Krishna is a Professor and Coordinator at the Centre for Sustainable Development, Institute of Public Enterprise, Hyderabad. She is a Gold Medalist from Andhra University and has research stints with Timiryajev Institute of Plant Physiology, Moscow, Russia, and an awardee of the Netherlands Fellowship Programme. She has vast experience in research, teaching, technology transfer, projects identification, monitoring, and evaluation. She is experienced in dealing with multi-stakeholder groups and organizations. She has handled a number of national and international projects and presented papers in various forums. She published a number of news reports in Information Systems for Biotechnology (ISB) News Report, published by Virginia Polytech and State University, USA, and is a Member of the “e-agriculture community” of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Third World Organization of Women in Science (TWOWS). Dr. Janaki Krishna has authored books as well as several papers in national and international journals. Her areas of interest are science, technology and society, climate change, sustainable development, and its goals, and public-private partnerships.
Dr. Anupama Dubey is an assistant professor at the Institute of Public Enterprise. She is a post-graduate of Allahabad University and holds M.Phil, Ph.D. in the area of water conservation and management from the Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University. She is also a Post -Doctoral Fellow funded by Indian Council of Social Science Research. She has experience of more than eleven years in teaching, research and training. She has been on the faculty of Geography at undergraduate colleges of Delhi University and also has worked as a senior research analyst at the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT, Delhi) on Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (Project of the Ministry of Human Resource Development). She has wide experience in heading and contributing to various research and consultancy projects funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR, India); the University Grant Commission (UGC); the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB); the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD, India); the International Developmental Research Centre (IDRC, Canada); the World Health Organisation; and the University of North Carolina (USA). Her papers have been published and presented in national and international journals and conferences. She has chaired national and international conferences and organized national and international level conferences and workshops. She authored two books published by Academic Foundation in 2019 and an edited book published by Springer in 2021.
R. B. Singh was a professor and head of geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He is the first Indian and second Asian to be elected secretary-general and treasurer of the International Geographical Union. At present he is chair of the Research Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)–Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Government of India. He is also a member of the International Science Council (ISC) Scientific Committee, elected president of the Earth System Science Section of the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA). Earlier, he was awarded a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research (JSPS) Fellowship and has visited more than 45 countries. He is credited with 15 books, 39 edited volumes, and more than 245 research papers in journals. He has supervised 38 Ph.D. and 81 M.Phil. students. UNESCO/ISSC (Paris) awarded him the Research and Study Grants Award in Social and Human Sciences. He was also awarded a prestigious Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship at Hiroshima in 2013 and several travel fellowships, and he has received other forms of support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR), among others.
Book Title: Smart Cities for Sustainable Development
Editors: Ram Kumar Mishra, Ch Lakshmi Kumari, Sandeep Chachra, P. S. Janaki Krishna, Anupama Dubey, R. B. Singh
Series Title: Advances in Geographical and Environmental Sciences
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2022
Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-16-7409-9Published: 26 May 2022
Softcover ISBN: 978-981-16-7412-9Published: 27 May 2023
eBook ISBN: 978-981-16-7410-5Published: 25 May 2022
Series ISSN: 2198-3542
Series E-ISSN: 2198-3550
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XV, 359
Number of Illustrations: 4 b/w illustrations, 88 illustrations in colour