Blog post: Putting the governance in ‘Smart’ Cities

Under Reform Co-Investigator Louise Reardon reflects on initial findings from her recent research trip:

Earlier this month I headed to New Delhi to learn more from national stakeholders about India’s Smart Cities Mission (SCM). Having now returned to the UK, unpacked and got over the jet lag, I reflect here on some of the key insights my trip afforded. In particular, I focus on the notion of smart invoked in discussions, and in turn, how the Mission itself reflects these understandings.

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