The three-day Smart Cities India 2018 Expo kick started on Wednesday in New Delhi.
The mega event, which consists of five expos, is being held with a vision to help develop attractive and safe cities that evoke pride, passion and a sense of belonging among citizens.
The five expos are:
- Building India Expo
- Solar India Expo
- Transport India Expo
- Smart Cities India Expo
- Water India Expo
Over 300 exhibitors from different countries are participating in the fourth edition of this event.
Addressing the first session, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry CR Chaudhary said that by 2030, nearly 40 per cent of Indian population will be residing in urban spaces putting tremendous pressure on the government to provide them affordable housing. “100 smart cities project of government is befitting solution in this regard” he informed.
(With inputs from AIR)