Cities are expecting dramatic population growth and so it will need new and intelligent infrastructure to meet the needs of their citizens and businesses. The water provided by the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is not sufficient for the use of citizen.
POINT OF VIEW
A smart city is efficient, connected, sustainable over a long-term, self-contained, self-supporting and aesthetic. With five decaded of experience of developing cities, Egis envisages the role of the ICT network as an integrator of the essentials that cities in India are made of. Read on to find out what are the key attributes of sustainable Smart City according to Egis.
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