The main characteristic of Smart Cities is that they are based on sustainability, technology and efficiency. Their main objective is to improve the quality of life. Urbanisation has been steadily growing all over the world. In the 1960s, 34 per cent of the world’s population was living in urban areas. Currently
Ramesh Subramaniam is Director General, South-East Asia at the Asian Development Bank, Manila. He was highly appreciative of the wide range of subjects that we had covered on India 2030 in the IE golden jubilee commemorative volume in March 2018. I had a business trip scheduled a trip to Philippines.