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
    2. Punita Verma, Sakshi Patwal, Kavita Kumari, Vernika Mehta, Ritu Vyaghrambare, Tulika Sharma
      Pages 259-274
    3. Pratibha Singh, Praveen Kumar Maurya, Roli Verma
      Pages 295-320
    4. Ankur Srivastava, Poonam Sharma, Ajay Kumar
      Pages 321-332
    5. Bindhy Wasini Pandey, Abhay S. Prasad, Himanshu Mishra, Sakshi Godara
      Pages 333-351
    6. Malabika Biswas Roy, Pankaj Kumar Roy, Mrinmoy Majumder, Arunkanti Biswas
      Pages 353-367
    7. Swati Rajput, Kavita Arora
      Pages 369-382
    8. Ashima Srivastava, Pratibha Singh, N. N. Janhavi, Avinash Singh
      Pages 415-432
    9. Geeta Bhatt, Manoj Khanna, Balaram Pani, Renu Baweja
      Pages 433-442
  6. Multifarious Management for Smart Cities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 443-443
    2. S. C. Rai, Jyoti Nagpal
      Pages 445-458
    3. Pooja Chowdhary Mehtani
      Pages 493-514
    4. Nafisa Banu, Surendra Kaur Rawal
      Pages 551-575
    5. Michiki Baruah, Bhuban Gogoi
      Pages 619-636
    6. Rajan Maurya, Bindhy Wasini Pandey, V. S. Negi
      Pages 637-654
    7. Arti Sharma, Tejbir Singh Rana
      Pages 655-665
    8. S. K. Sinha, Ravi Shekhar
      Pages 699-719

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

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