The First Smart City in India – Is it Really a GIFT?

Posted on April 15, 2015  /  0 Comments

Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT)- The first smart city in India- is under construction at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The proposed city plan includes ICT enabled infrastructure such as smart grids and automated waste collection. India has allocated 60 billion rupees form its annual federal budget for this financial year towards developing smart cities.


Going by numerous comments made by the vocal online population, there seem to be a certain amount of skepticism about the  success of the planned city.

Follow the link for more information on this in Reuters.

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