What does the term Smart city means?


This article tells you what all you want to know about the definition, meaning and the functions of a smart city, as well as the benefits a smart city can bring for the people of Kochi.

What is a smart city?


Smart cities are the cities which get ranked or identified by six different dimensions, they have smart mobility, smart environment, smart economy, smart people, smart living as well as smart governance, as these are the six characteristics which connect with the traditional and neo classical theories. These theories of urban growth and development gets based on the theories, of regional competitiveness , natural resources of the concerned city, human and social capital as well as their quality of life, Transport, Information and communication technology and the participation of the citizens in the governance of the city, to be called as a smart city. There should be a high quality of life with a wise management of the natural resources, that one has in the city, through participatory governance. There should be human investments and the social capital along with traditional and modern communication infrastructure, to give you a sustainable economic development . Only a city which have all these can be called or considered as a smart city.

The Concept of the Smart city


The concept of the smart city will be on the role of the Information and Communication Technology but the role of human capital or the education, social and national capital should also be considered as the imporatnt drivers of the urban growth. The Information and communication Technology criteria indicates the mobile and the fixed land line phones, computer networks, e commerce, satellite televisions and internet services along with leisure and lifestyle services, housing, business services and gets us the idea that the wired networks.

The benefit of having a global network system


Smart city opens up to a world of opportunities and facilitiates success through a thoughtful environment an intelligent infrastructure with advanced support systems. These smart city communities are the areas where people and the countries belong to and become a part of the global network. Smart cities create a global network of self-sustained business townships to help improve the knowledge economy. Each smartcity operates on its own as its community and these townships around the world operate as a global network. They will have interconnections which ignite and promote growth and create new jobs for the knowledge workers. Smart cities establishes a multi national foothold for the business concerning knowledge and also opens new areas and markets where they can expand.

Some of the reasons how smartcity will empower your business


Smart city will have extensive expertise in developing knowledge-based clusters, State-of-the-art facilities for Information and Communications Technology as well as urban infrastructure
One will get an opportunity to establish presence in other SmartCity locations and hassle-free relocation from one SmartCity to another
You can have easy access to different markets and talent pools, by networking and partnership opportunities with businesses in other SmartCity destinations, you can improve yours. You can also avail market intelligence from other SmartCity locations to improve your own. You will be expanding your footprint slowly with one step at a time.

Smart City Malta, an island in the Meditteranean Sea


Malta is situated in the heart of the Mediterranian Sea and has become the ideal center for the companies which strive to become the focal point . Smart city Malta is easily accessible from the other places like Europe, North Africa and the Middle east. Since Smart City Malta has a modern and efficient international airport and with its state of art shipment and logistical facilities, makes it easily accessible. Malta has been attracting foreign investors for the last four decades with its pro business government and the stable economy. The smart city Malta has become an island of excellance in this supportive environment.

To conclude
SmartCity Kochi will be based on the successful models of Dubai Internet city, Dubai Media city and Dubai Knowledge Village to provide the state of art infra structure environment and the support systems which promote the growth of knowledge based companies and through that foreign investments into the country.

SmartCity Kochi will be based on the successful models of Dubai Internet city, Dubai Media city and Dubai Knowledge Village to provide the state of art infra structure environment and the support systems which promote the growth of knowledge based companies and through that foreign investments into the country.


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