Event Overview

Acknowledging the great importance of the 'Smart Cities' initiative taken by the Government of India, Messe Frankfurt India is pleased to announce the Smart Cities Conclave India, scheduled on 21 — 22 February, 2018 at Eros Hotel, New Delhi. The conference will bring together the influencers and innovators under a single platform to envision and realize the concept of how future cities will look like and to share knowledge and deliberate on various models of Smart City, challenges faced by our cities, facilitate the process of execution for smart cities.


Cities accommodate nearly 31% of India's current population and contribute 63% of GDP (Census 2011). Urban areas are expected to house 40% of India's population and contribute 75% of India's GDP by 2030. This requires comprehensive development of physical, institutional, social and economic infrastructure. All are important in improving the quality of life and attracting people and investment, setting in motion a virtuous cycle of growth and development. Development of Smart Cities is a step in that direction.

Smart Cities — An Outline

Smart Cities is a rejuvenation program by the Government of India to provide urban infrastructure and services to the citizens of the country. Under this mission, the GOI plans to invest $7.5 billion across 100 cities over the next four years. The emphasis of development is focussed on providing a sustainable environment for living by enhancing physical infrastructure (information & communication, water, energy, built environment, waste management, mobility) and social infrastructure (health, education and recreational facilities).

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  • When

    21 - 22 February 2018
    Starting at 9.00am
  • Where

    Eros Hotel, Nehru Place
    New Delhi