A national think tank undertaking cutting-edge multi-disciplinary research, knowledge exchange and capacity development; Policy planning and advocacy.
We explore issues and challenges and generate awareness, build capacity through evidence based research, data analytics and policy advice.
Through extensive research and expertise in the urban sector, NIUA continues to build a rich knowledgebase for evidence based decision making.
We work with a number of partners, nationally and globally to enable peer learning through proliferation of ideas to strengthen our urban initiatives. Their expertise and support is instrumental in delivering the outcome of our work to the stakeholders
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The World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Government of India’s Smart Cities Mission are bringing administrators from across India together with global networks of cities. They will share technological interventions and technology governance insights that have been effective in flattening the curve. *We invite you to learn:* 1. How cities have adopted technological actions in response to COVID-19 2. What are some of the typical barriers that were faced in deployment of such actions 3. What protocols are being put in place to ensure immediate and long-term protection of data collected right now 4. What cities need to do to better manage this pandemic and build long-term systemic resilience *Keynote speakers:* 1. Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (IC), Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India 2. Murat Sonmez, Head of C4IR, World Economic Forum 3. Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India *Panel Discussion:* 1. Mr. Andrew Collinge, SmartDubai, Dubai Data Est. (Moderator) 2. Representative from City Administration, City of Medellín, Colombia 3. Mr. B.H Anil Kumar, Commissioner, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike, India 4. Mr. Shravan Hardikar, CEO and Commissioner, Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, India 5. Mr. Zohar Sharon, Chief Knowledge Officer, Tel Aviv Yafo Municipality, Israel 6. Ms. Hephsiba Rani Korlapati, CEO, Bengaluru Smart City Private Limited, India 7. Mr. Andew Stober (tentative), Waze Inc. USA *Co-hosts:* 1. Kunal Kumar, Mission Director, Smart Cities Mission, Government of India 2. Purushottam Kaushik, Head, C4IR India, World Economic Forum