Most of us think that a smart city means IT and other smart solutions, where smart city is a citizen-centric pro- gramme. It’s a mission for the citizens and not for IT. It is meant to improve the living standards of the citizens in order to provide them a decent living.
The way urban India is progressing, it is expected that we will mostly likely become all-urban after 2051. Currently, 63 per cent of the GDP comes from the urban India, which will reach 80-85 per cent.