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The Urban Infrastructure & Smart Cities Committee has been set up by merging the FICCI Urban Infrastructure Committee and FICCI Task Force on Smart Cities. The committee comprises industry members from different areas such as urban infrastructure, information & communication technology, geospatial technologies, energy, homeland security, housing, manufacturing, infrastructure and academia.

The Urban Infrastructure & Smart Cities Committee has been set up by merging the FICCI Urban Infrastructure Committee and FICCI Task Force on Smart Cities. The committee comprises industry members from different areas such as urban infrastructure, information & communication technology, geospatial technologies, energy, homeland security, housing, manufacturing, infrastructure and academia. The objective of the committee is to:
  • Work with Government at the center to create an enabling framework for private sector to partner with Government in development of smart cities.
  • To advocate to the Government about policies, contracts that need to be formulated for various areas in accomplishing the objectives of smart city development.
  • To look at activities/programmes that would bring States and cities together to ideate and review progress on smart city development.

Team Leader

Neerja Singh

Assistant Secretary General

Timeline

2024
Jun
Press Release

Over 5,700 projects representing innovations in public-private partnerships to be completed under the Smart Cities Mission: Jagan Shah, CEO of Infravision Foundation and former Director of the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)

Event

Conference on Business-Friendly Cities (7th Edition of FICCI Cities Summit & 5th Edition of Smart Urban Innovation Awards)

Mar
Event

FICCI-III Taiwan conference on World System Integrators (WSIC) alongside Smart City Summit and Expo

2023
Jul
Event

Conference on Urban Rail Mass Transit: Emerging Opportunities in Urban Railways - Innovation & Design

May
Press Release

1004 Vibrant Urban Spaces Created Under Smart Cities Mission: Dr M Ramachandran, Former Secretary, Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Event

6th Edition of Smart Cities Summit & 4th Edition of FICCI Smart Urban Innovation Awards

Jan
Event

FUTURE OF MOBILITY : India's Journey towards Net Zero

2022
Oct
Event

Conference on Water, Sanitation and Waste Management: Urban Perspective

Jul
Event

India-Taiwan Virtual B2B Meetings: Urban Infrastructure

Apr
Press Release

FICCI confers Smart Urban Innovation Awards

Event

3rd edition of FICCI Smart Urban Innovation Awards & 5th edition of Smart Cities Summit

Mar
Event

2022 World System Integrator Conference

Jan
Event

Interactive Discussion on Union Budget - An Urban Transformation Perspective

2021
Press Release

Employability, sustainability, and liveability form basic framework of Smart Cities: Secretary, Housing and Urban Affairs

Study

The journey of urban India: from conventional policy implementation to disruptive transformation

Event

4th Smart Cities Summit: The Future of Urban Transformation

2020
May
Event

Webinar on Resilience Planning for Cities in the Era of COVID-19

Event

Webinar on Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on Rental Contracts

Apr
Event

Industry Interaction with Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (IC) of Housing and Urban Affairs, Civil Aviation and Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Mar
Event

4th Smart Cities Summit - The Future of Urban Transformation and 2nd FICCI Smart Urban Innovation Awards

2019
Nov
Event

FICCI Delegation to Barcelona: India Pavilion at Smart City Expo World Congress

Oct
Event

Smart Asia India Expo & Summit 2019

Feb
Press Release

FICCI welcomes GST Council's decision to cut Real Estate GST rates

Press Release

FICCI KPMG Report suggests five-point action plan to enable smart cities to keep pace with the cybersecurity needs

Study

Cybersecurity in Smart Cities

Event

3rd Smart Cities Summit 2019 – Urban Innovation & Future Cities Meet

2018
Oct
Event

Smart Asia India Expo & Summit 2018: Making 'Smart Cities Mission' a Reality

Aug
Study

White Paper on Smart Cities of the future

Apr
Event

Procurement 4.0 - Reforming the Frameworks

Feb
Press Release

Develop Art and Culture Infrastructure To Fuel India As a Soft Power: Mahesh Sharma, Minister for Culture

Jan
Press Release

Projects worth Rs. 1.4 lakh crore in 90 cities in the works under 'Smart Cities Mission': MoS for Housing & Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri 'Physical contours of smart cities to be visible by June this year'

Study

Blockchain: The next innovation to make our cities smarter

Event

FICCI Smart Cities Summit 2017

2017
Dec
Study

Structural Framework for Accessible Urban Infrastructure in Smart Cities

Event

Accessible India: Creating Inclusive and Accessible Smart Cities

Mar
Press Release

FICCI Smart City Workshop to make Naya Raipur a world class city

2016
Dec
Study

Opportunity in Smart Cities of Maharashtra

May
Event

FICCI Urban Infrastructure & Smart Cities Delegation

Feb
Event

Smart Cities Infrastructure Business Delegation from USA "Theme: Structuring Effective Partnerships for Winning Infrastructure Projects"

2015
Dec
Press Release

FICCI and Udaipur Municipal Corporation sign MoU for Smart City project

Nov
Press Release

France commits over 2 billion euros for India's 'Smart Cities' project with focus on Chandigarh, Nagpur & Puducherry: Ambassador of France

Event

Indo-French Seminar on Towards Smart and Sustainable Cities

Oct
Press Release

Delhi Govt. leveraging technology to provide better livelihood, improved transportation and enhanced quality of life in the city

Press Release

Approval procedures for affordable housing being streamlined: Secy, Housing

Press Release

Govt. to announce first 20 cities for commencing Smart City initiative in January based on Smart City Plans

Event

Smart Cities Summit 2015

Sep
Press Release

India-UK Workshop on Smart Cities in India: Both sides to share plans on collaboration on Smart Cities

Event

India-UK JETCO Workshop on Smart Cities in India

Jun
Press Release

FICCI applauds the launch of AMRUT, 100 Smart Cities Mission and Housing for All by 2022 by the Prime Minster

Press Release

Call for full readiness and time-bound decisions to achieve Swachch Bharat Mission's aim of clean India by 2019

May
Event

FICCI-USIBC

Event

FICCI Delegation to Metropolitan Solutions 2015

Jan
Event

Roundtable on Universities and Smart Cities: Partners for Innovation and Prosperity

Event

FICCI Delegation to Participate in India-UK Joint Working Group on “Smart Cities”

2014
Sep
Event

Conference and Exhibition on "Housing & Urban Development in North India"

Jun
Event

FICCI Delegation to Turkey World Trade Bridge 2014

2013
Mar
Event

FICCI–Victorian Government Business Roundtable on 'Sustainable Urban Development'

2012
Sep
Event

Urban Infrastructure - PPP for Better Public Services

Apr
Study

FICCI Report on Urban Development in India Challenges and Opportunities

2011
Dec
Study

FICCI Report on Urban Infrastructure in India

2010
Mar
Event

FICCI Delegation to 5th World Urban Forum (WUF 5)

Feb
Event

Conference on "A Paradigm for Inclusive Growth with Hernando De Soto"

2008
Apr
Event

Cityscapes 2008 : Convention on Urban Infrastructure

Study

Background Paper Cityscapes 2008: Urban Development through JNNURM from Definition to Delivery

Feb
Event

Urban Infrastructure in West Bengal:Challenges and the Way Forward

Events

Jun, 2024

Conference on Business-Friendly Cities (7th Edition of FICCI Cities Summit & 5th Edition of Smart Urban Innovation Awards)

Jun 06, 2024 FICCI, New Delhi

Mar, 2024

FICCI-III Taiwan conference on World System Integrators (WSIC) alongside Smart City Summit and Expo

Mar 19 - Mar 22, 2024 Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taiwan

Jul, 2023

Conference on Urban Rail Mass Transit: Emerging Opportunities in Urban Railways - Innovation & Design

Jul 28, 2023 FICCI, New Delhi

May, 2023

6th Edition of Smart Cities Summit & 4th Edition of FICCI Smart Urban Innovation Awards

May 30, 2023 FICCI, Federation House, New Delhi

Jan, 2023

FUTURE OF MOBILITY : India's Journey towards Net Zero

Jan 30, 2023 FICCI Federation House, New Delhi

Oct, 2022

Conference on Water, Sanitation and Waste Management: Urban Perspective

Oct 07, 2022 Virtual Platform, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Jul, 2022

India-Taiwan Virtual B2B Meetings: Urban Infrastructure

Jul 29, 2022

Apr, 2022

3rd edition of FICCI Smart Urban Innovation Awards & 5th edition of Smart Cities Summit

Apr 29, 2022 Virtual Platform

Mar, 2022

2022 World System Integrator Conference

Mar 23, 2022 13:30 - 16:20 hrs (IST)

Jan, 2022

Interactive Discussion on Union Budget - An Urban Transformation Perspective

Jan 28, 2022 Virtual Platform, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Jan, 2021

4th Smart Cities Summit: The Future of Urban Transformation

Jan 21, 2021 Virtual Platform

May, 2020

Webinar on Resilience Planning for Cities in the Era of COVID-19

May 29, 2020 Webinar, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Webinar on Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on Rental Contracts

May 21, 2020 Webinar, 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Apr, 2020

Industry Interaction with Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (IC) of Housing and Urban Affairs, Civil Aviation and Minister of State of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Apr 17, 2020 Webinar, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Mar, 2020

4th Smart Cities Summit - The Future of Urban Transformation and 2nd FICCI Smart Urban Innovation Awards

Mar 13, 2020 FICCI, New Delhi

Nov, 2019

FICCI Delegation to Barcelona: India Pavilion at Smart City Expo World Congress

Nov 19 - Nov 22, 2019 Barcelona, Spain

Oct, 2019

Smart Asia India Expo & Summit 2019

Oct 17 - Oct 19, 2019 Mumbai, Maharashtra

Feb, 2019

3rd Smart Cities Summit 2019 – Urban Innovation & Future Cities Meet

Feb 22, 2019 FICCI, New Delhi

Oct, 2018

Smart Asia India Expo & Summit 2018: Making 'Smart Cities Mission' a Reality

Oct 04 - Oct 06, 2018 Bengaluru, Karnataka

Apr, 2018

Procurement 4.0 - Reforming the Frameworks

Apr 25, 2018 FICCI, New Delhi

Jan, 2018

FICCI Smart Cities Summit 2017

Jan 16 - Jan 17, 2018 The Lalit Hotel, New Delhi

Dec, 2017

Accessible India: Creating Inclusive and Accessible Smart Cities

Dec 20, 2017 FICCI, New Delhi

May, 2016

FICCI Urban Infrastructure & Smart Cities Delegation

May 30 - Jun 04, 2016 Berlin, Munich and Brussels

Feb, 2016

Smart Cities Infrastructure Business Delegation from USA "Theme: Structuring Effective Partnerships for Winning Infrastructure Projects"

Feb 08, 2016 FICCI, New Delhi

Nov, 2015

Indo-French Seminar on Towards Smart and Sustainable Cities

Nov 04, 2015 New Delhi

Oct, 2015

Smart Cities Summit 2015

Oct 08 - Oct 09, 2015 FICCI, New Delhi

Sep, 2015

India-UK JETCO Workshop on Smart Cities in India

Sep 09, 2015 FICCI, New Delhi

May, 2015

FICCI-USIBC

May 29 - May 30, 2015 Ajmer

FICCI Delegation to Metropolitan Solutions 2015

May 20 - May 22, 2015 Berlin, Germany

Jan, 2015

Roundtable on Universities and Smart Cities: Partners for Innovation and Prosperity

Jan 30, 2015 New Delhi

FICCI Delegation to Participate in India-UK Joint Working Group on “Smart Cities”

Jan 19 - Jan 20, 2015 London, United Kingdom

Sep, 2014

Conference and Exhibition on "Housing & Urban Development in North India"

Sep 05, 2014 Hotel Taj, Chandigarh

Jun, 2014

FICCI Delegation to Turkey World Trade Bridge 2014

Jun 15 - Jun 22, 2014 Istanbul, Turkey

Mar, 2013

FICCI–Victorian Government Business Roundtable on 'Sustainable Urban Development'

Mar 11, 2013 Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Apollo Bunder, Mumbai

Sep, 2012

Urban Infrastructure - PPP for Better Public Services

Sep 17, 2012 Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

Mar, 2010

FICCI Delegation to 5th World Urban Forum (WUF 5)

Mar 22 - Mar 26, 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Feb, 2010

Conference on "A Paradigm for Inclusive Growth with Hernando De Soto"

Feb 15, 2010 New Delhi

Apr, 2008

Cityscapes 2008 : Convention on Urban Infrastructure

Apr 16 - Apr 17, 2008 New Delhi

Feb, 2008

Urban Infrastructure in West Bengal:Challenges and the Way Forward

Feb 26, 2008 Kolkata

Chair

Mr Amit Kumar Sinha

MD and CEO (designate)
Mahindra Lifespace Developers Ltd.

Co-Chair

Mr Gunjan Vakharia

CEO
Siemens Mobility India

Co-Chair

Mr. JVS Ramkrishna

Head Strategy & CTO - Smart Cities & Utilities
L&T Smart World

Advisor

Dr OP Agarwal

Realty & More |

Smart Urban Innovation Awards by FICCI

United News of India |

Magarpatta bags 'Excellence City Identity' award

millenniumpost |

'Selection of 10 more Smart Cities soon'

Business Standard |

Singapore firms keen on Smart Cities

udaipurtimes.com |

Smart City Conclave on 21st May

Hindustan Times |

Govt eyes share in global infra industry pie

The Tribune |

FICCI, UMC ink pact for smart city

The Financial Express |

France commits 2 bn euros for smart cities in India

Business Standard |

France to give 2 bn euros for smart cities

The Times of India |

Pay back developers for toll loss: NHAI to states

Asian Age |

Centre plans 100 projects

The New Indian Express |

Infrastructure Trust in offing

The Financial Express |

Mayaram sees intrinsic value of rupee at 58-60/$

The Financial Express |

Jairam open to tweaks if land law leads to delays

Deccan Herald |

"Land Bill ignores needs of the industry"

The Asian Age |

Maha CM expresses concern over land bill

The Financial Express |

Landing a prize catch

Business Standard |

Land Bill gives industry the jitters

The Economic Times |

Penalty likely for delay in project okay

The Times of India |

Proposed land bill will stymie Growth

The Tribune |

Hope on land Bill

The Economic Times |

Govt Clinches Consensus Post Land Bill Rejig

The Indian Express |

`Building 20-km roads a day not feasible'

The Sunday Guardian |

Land bill clause will hurt industry in North India

The Times of India |

Airport Metro work to end by Oct

The Economic Times |

FICCI for changes in Land Acquisition Bill

Financial Chronicle |

FICCI for changes in land acquisition Bill

The Indian Express |

Joshi seeks route to revive road projects

livemint.com |

Capacity constraints to hit infra: E&Y

The Financial Express |

Govt goes slow on ambitious expressway project

Over 5,700 projects representing innovations in public-private partnerships to be completed under the Smart Cities Mission: Jagan Shah, CEO of Infravision Foundation and former Director of the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA)

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1004 Vibrant Urban Spaces Created Under Smart Cities Mission: Dr M Ramachandran, Former Secretary, Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Detail Page

FICCI confers Smart Urban Innovation Awards

Detail Page

Employability, sustainability, and liveability form basic framework of Smart Cities: Secretary, Housing and Urban Affairs

Detail Page

FICCI welcomes GST Council's decision to cut Real Estate GST rates

Detail Page

FICCI KPMG Report suggests five-point action plan to enable smart cities to keep pace with the cybersecurity needs

Detail Page

Develop Art and Culture Infrastructure To Fuel India As a Soft Power: Mahesh Sharma, Minister for Culture

Detail Page

Projects worth Rs. 1.4 lakh crore in 90 cities in the works under 'Smart Cities Mission': MoS for Housing & Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri 'Physical contours of smart cities to be visible by June this year'

Detail Page

FICCI Smart City Workshop to make Naya Raipur a world class city

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FICCI and Udaipur Municipal Corporation sign MoU for Smart City project

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France commits over 2 billion euros for India's 'Smart Cities' project with focus on Chandigarh, Nagpur & Puducherry: Ambassador of France

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Approval procedures for affordable housing being streamlined: Secy, Housing

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Delhi Govt. leveraging technology to provide better livelihood, improved transportation and enhanced quality of life in the city

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Govt. to announce first 20 cities for commencing Smart City initiative in January based on Smart City Plans

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India-UK Workshop on Smart Cities in India: Both sides to share plans on collaboration on Smart Cities

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FICCI applauds the launch of AMRUT, 100 Smart Cities Mission and Housing for All by 2022 by the Prime Minster

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Call for full readiness and time-bound decisions to achieve Swachch Bharat Mission's aim of clean India by 2019

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