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IISc. to be part of India-UK project on smart cities

Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) will be one of the key research partners in an international, multi-institutional research into Smart City reforms and their impact on sustainable urban mobility.

The two-year India-UK project will look at the transport governance arrangements, trace the impact of governance reforms, engage with practitioners and develop a community of researchers on Smart Cities. A release said the project will look at four case study sites: Bengaluru, Jaipur, Ranchi and Bhubaneshwar.

The core project team experts include Ashish Verma from Transportation Engineering Lab at IISc., apart from researchers from the Institute of Transport Studies (ITS) at the University of Leeds, University of Birmingham, Sanjay Gupta from School of Planning and Architecture (SPA)-Delhi and World Resources Institute, Delhi.

The project is funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).

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