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4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo

Pragati Maidan, Mathura Road, Railway Colony
New Delhi, Delhi India

Free Entry

About the Event

The 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo supports the Smart Cities Mission of the Government of India. The expo takes forward the Government’s mission by driving economic growth, improving the quality of life, whilst enabling local area development and harnessing technologies that lead to smart outcomes.

Smart Water and Waste Management

  • As per a 2011 study of 1,405 cities by the ministry, only 50 per cent of urban areas have water supply connections, the average per capital supply of water is only half of the 135 lpcd benchmark, water is supplied on an average for only three hours as opposed to the ideal of 24 hours.
  • Waste disposal and sewage treatment plants are missing in most Indian cities
  • 30 per cent of the households have no toilets, the coverage of the sewage network is merely 12 per cent while the treatment of sewage is even lower at 3 per cent.
  • Solid waste management services cover only 35 per cent of the households while less than ten per cent of the waste is disposed scientifically.
  • Most of the untreated sewage is discharged into rivers, ponds or lakes, which is the main source of municipal water.

Smart Environment

  • According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study, Delhi has surpassed Beijing and is currently the most polluted city in the world. This puts its people at a dangerous risk of respiratory diseases.
  • India, as a country, releases the fourth largest amount of CO2 emissions.
  • 627,000 die every year of particulate air pollution.
  • Use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides and the push for genetically modified crops have affected land fertility.
  • Native forests in India are disappearing at a rate of up to 2.7 percent per year

Time Details

May 23, 2018 - May 25, 2018
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Venue Details

Pragati Maidan, Mathura Road, Railway Colony, New Delhi, Delhi, India