publication . Article . 2017

Exploring the Politico-Cultural Dimensions for Development of Smart Cities in India

Dillip Kumar, Das;
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  • Published: 15 Jul 2017 Journal: International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, volume 5, issue 3, pages 79-99 (issn: 2187-3666, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SPSD Press
Abstract
Indian cities seem to be in transition regardless of the various sustainability challenges they have experienced in recent years. Globalization, market economy, and technological developments have brought economic, social and infrastructural advantages. However, population growth, proliferation of urban functions, insurmountable increase in size of cities, and environmental crises because of climate change have caused the cities to experience severe spatial, infrastructural and environmental ailments. Besides, the significant rise of Information Communication Technology (ICT) industries in the cities and their socio-economic and spatial influence have brought ab...
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free text keywords: Cultural theory, Environmental challenge, Socio-economic challenges, Smart city, Urban governance
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