Amrit Abhijat
Amrit Abhijat Joint Secretary & Mission Director Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India New Delhi, India

Biography

A career Civil Servant with experience in urban development, housing, culture, heritage & tourism. Holds Master’s degree in Governance and Development from IDS, Sussex. Currently as Mission Director, looking after the world’s largest affordable housing programme of Govt of India for providing more than 12 Million houses by 2022. Coordinated the Global Housing Technology Challenge-India for paradigm shift in the housing construction in India.

Sessions

Save to calendar 19-11-2019 11:30 19-11-2019 13:30 Europe/Madrid Smart Territories: Smart City Strategies and Smart Nations

Smart cities have been proved to innovatively improve their citizens’ lives through sustainable, accessible and technologically advanced solutions. However, they have the untapped potential to include non-urban regions in their strategic projects. Smart regions can serve as clusters of collaborating cities to effectively transform the territory, consequently creating a stronger relation between a region and its citizens.

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