Smart cities are becoming a phenomenon worldwide and countries are trying to be part of this phenomenon by converting one of its cities to be smart. The smart city has different acronyms such as intelligent city, sustainable city, eco-city, knowledge city, and digital city (MANVILLE, et al., 2014). A smart city is defined as the city which applies the “information and communication technology (ICT)” in most of its vital aspects such as economic, social and environmental aspects. It aims to improve the quality of life as well as meeting the different needs of its current and future generations. Also, it is looking for generating value for people to which they can cope with life and world changes.
He adds that community involvement in the process is highly necessary. Therefore, a smart city would be a city that not only possesses and utilizes ICT technology but has also implemented this technology to positively impact its community. An alternative definition for a “smart city” according to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is: "A smart city brings together technology, government and society to enable the following characteristics: smart cities, a smart economy, smart mobility, a smart environment, smart people, smart living, and smart governance.” For the Indian Government (2014): "Smart City offers sustainability in terms of economic activities and employment opportunities to a wide section of its residents, regardless of their level of education, skills or income levels.” On the other hand, by general definition, a smart citizen is one who has civic sense and respects the law. According to citizenlab, innovations and technologies implemented in the smart city create smart citizens. We become smart citizens through our changing behaviors, efficient practices and smarter social
By gaining support of the government and the public, Indego Africa can create a better and a wider social impact. Also, for the model to be successfully scaled across the country, the governments help would be very much needed in terms of favorable policies and regulations. Finally, as 75% of the funding is through donations, Indego Africa should also engage its
They also believe, they have the ability to harness the technology and policy to meet our economic needs. That’s what refers to technocentrism, however the other shade of green, light green would be referred towards the ecocentric people. These people as mentioned earlier believe that everything has equal rights. Humans shouldn’t be considered more important when compared to other species. They also believe that the environment should be put first and should be everyone’s priority.
Sustainability includes this two principles but it has a social dimension too. Sustainability can integrate with society, that is why people needs to be informed about practices of sustainability. This is indicating the importance of the education in sustainability. American Institute of Architects (1992) defined sustainability in architecture: In its broadest sense, sustainability refers to the ability of a society, ecosystem, or other ongoing system to continue functioning into the indefinite future, without being forced into decline through exhaustion or overloading of the key resources on which that system. Today with development of technology everything that humans use and do getting easier and getting better.
To design a promotion strategy for creating awareness of mixed use concept in Tier-II cities in India. Significance of the Study The study of this concept will not only benefit the customer, developers and government in terms of value for money but it will also contribute to sustainable development of cities in India. The study aims to find out the perception of all the stakeholders involved and create awareness and knowledge about this innovation. Government as an important stakeholder needs to put efforts to promote such concept in order to make public aware of such new work. The current increase in population will be the main factor to up come with such ideas.
Pritesh Y Shukla, has review the knowledge and Research paper on the Indian smart village. A smart village known for its citizens, available resources, available services and schemes. Smart village start focuses on renewable energy resources, basic amenities and liable individual and community behavior to build a vibrant and happy society. The motivation behind the concept on “Smart Village” is that the technology should acts for development, education and local business opportunities, improving health and welfare. This technology has proved its ability’s in various sectors of development in urban and rural
An effective program on community relations will need to be comprehensive and continuing. Organizations can implement distinct programs to improve the relations of the community on a regular or even ongoing basis. Particularly, one of the major functions of public relation is to bridge the community or the business gap. The image and reputation of an organization will be enhanced when the public relations department of the organization supports programs and activities that improve the quality of life in their communities. Product Public Relations Whenever the new products are introduced to the market, the role of the public relations is very crucial for creating awareness and for differentiating the product in the eyes of the public from other similar ones.
The result shows that green marketing has various aspects which include customer awareness, constructive factors and parameters that would make green products more attractive to consumers. The research shows a bright future for green products in present day situations. In addition, concept of green marketing has achieved exponential growth, makes imperative impact both on the market and the environment across the globe. In conclusion, achieving sustainability among countries may be crucial as long as it lead to the betterment of the society now and for the future. The study of Bhatia and Jain (2013) investigated the consumer perception and preferences in India.
I. Background of the study Economic development is defined as the focus of a federal, state and local government to improve our standard of living through creating of jobs, the support of innovation and new ideas, the creation of higher wealth and the creation of an overall better quality of life. It can also be defined based on what it is trying to accomplish, these objectives includes improving education system through new schools, improving infrastructures such as roads and bridges and enhancing public safety through fire and police services. As of today, it is visible that an essential requirement of post-modern development is opening your doors to globalization; interactions between nations that bring overflowing