Empowering Local Bodies Key to Building Smart Cities
UCLG ASPAC and All-India Institute of Local Self Government successfully held the 3rd South Asian Cities Summit 2016 - Smart Cities – Aspirations and Challenges. The event was graced by the Chief Guest and House Speaker, Lok Sabha, who set the tone of the conference in her address. Reflecting on city planning, she mentioned that it is worthy to look back on the development of India’s ancient cities which show that planning is not a new trend. See our report here.