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1st apex Conference for Smart City CEOs held in Bhopal

The First Apex Conference for CEOs of Smart Cities was held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

  • It was inaugurated by the Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs, Hardeep Puri.
  • The basic objective of the two-day Conference was to emphasize on cross learning amongst the Smart City CEOs to accelerate the progress of the Smart City Mission projects.
  • It would enable the CEOs to learn from the experiences of all city leaders to understand in greater details both successes and failures.
  • It aims to promote sustainability, innovation and participatory approaches in the Smart Cities.
  • This is the first such conference after the launch of Smart Cities Mission on June 25, 2015.
  • The conference included exhibition and presentations by the Smart Cities CEOs.
  • It also saw participation of representatives from municipal, State and Central Government and various other stakeholders in Smart City Mission.
  • During the Conference, Agence Française de Development (AFD) launched their Programme to fund Smart City projects through a challenge process.

Expected Questions

1st Apex conference for CEOs of Smart Cities was held in which city?
Bhopal

Which state launched India’s 1st Integrated Control and Command Centre for its smart cities?
Madhya Pradesh

When was the Smart Cities Mission launched?
2015

The Smart Cities Mission was launched under which Ministry of the Govt.?
Ministry of Urban Development

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