back to article India's $20B Smart Cities Mission isn't, and has hardly scratched the surface after eight years

In an assessment of India's eight-year-long Smart Cities Mission, think tank the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) has opined that the project can be considered "at best a drop in the ocean" and should be viewed as a "pilot project." The Mission to make identifiable improvements to India’s urban areas cost $20.5 billion (INR …

  1. An_Old_Dog Silver badge

    Grab-Bag of Projects, Each Run by Complex Bureaucracy

    I expect that will ineffective. And GPS on garbage trucks? Are garbage truck drivers getting lost? Are garbage trucks routinely nicked over there?

    1. IGotOut Silver badge

      Re: Grab-Bag of Projects, Each Run by Complex Bureaucracy

      How to say "I know nothing about logistics" without say "I know nothing about logistics".

      You do know a huge amount of commercial vehicle in Europe and USA have gos tracking....no? Thought not.

  2. NeilPost

    Levelling Up?

    Smells like a Levelling Up Agenda?

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