Bengaluru amongst 4 Indian cities picked by WEF for sensible metropolis insurance policies

Bengaluru is one amongst 4 Indian cities chosen by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to pioneer a brand new international coverage roadmap for sensible cities developed by the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance.

The absence of a world framework on how cities ought to use applied sciences or the info in a solution to shield the general public curiosity through the pandemic gave start to the brand new coverage.

Indore, Faridabad and Hyderabad are the three different Indian cities to be shortlisted. Some of the worldwide cities who’re a part of the programme embody: Barcelona, Dubai, Hamamatsu, Istanbul, Lisbon, London, Manila, Moscow, Toronto. The “pioneer cities” will collaborate with the international specialists to reinforce their metropolis insurance policies, in areas starting from privateness safety and cyber safety to higher companies for the disabled folks and higher broadband protection.

This roadmap is constructed on sensible & real-world insurance policies from main cities across the globe

– Jeff Merritt

“This roadmap is not about theoretical ideas and pipe dreams, it is built on practical and real-world policies from leading cities around the globe,” stated Jeff Merritt, head of the web of issues and concrete transformation at World Economic Forum.

“Technology is a vital software on this battle (towards covid-19) however the governments can’t danger falling into the same old traps associated to privateness, safety and vendor lock-in. That’s the place the alliance can assist,” he added.

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