There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution for smart cities
Currently, majority of the states in India are blueprinting plans around how the smart city roadmap is going to be ready. While some of the states are ready to go to the next stage, others are still in the process of creating the blueprint. Cisco is already in discussions with various state governments to transform around 20 cities into smart, connected ones. Some of the Indian cities Cisco is already in an advaned stage of discussion are Jaipur, Pune, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, NDMC and Lucknow, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh. Beside this we are also working with some private smart cities, industrial townships, and large IT campus to be developed as smart cities.
Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor: Cisco has developed pilot ICT master plans for four cities in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor – the $90 bn flagship public sector infrastructure project by the Government of India.
The four cities are: JAIPUR SMART CITY In an effort to make Jaipur a smart city, Cisco announced its partnership with Jaipur Development Authority wherein Cisco has set up the digital infrastructure to offer citizens amenities including connected transport, interactive kiosks, wireless broadband, safety and security services, traffic management and environmental updates. To manage the city with greater efficiency and effectiveness, Jaipur will also have a Command and Control Centre as well as a Response Control Room powered by Cisco technologies SMART SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM IN LUCKNOW
To make Lucknow a safer city, Cisco along with Mahindra Defence Systems, is working towards a project under a 40 crore contract
About 10,000 drones are expected to be installed across the city over the next one year
The surveillance project currently covers 70 crossings where police have installed 280 cameras
Mobile surveillance vans equipped with night vision cameras have also been deployed CITY SURVEILLANCE IN NAVI MUMBAI
Cisco has deployed an IP-based city surveillance system in Navi Mumbai that includes video surveillance which provides analytics and intelligent incident response, emergency communication
The system also provides alerts to the Police Department about abnormal movements/ suspicious objects and allows better management of security through 24x7 intelligent monitoring
It facilitates faster response to security breaches and improved turnaround time for investigation
Including Navi Mumbai, the company is carrying out five more smart surveillance projects