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3 cities from India win IBM’s Smart City Challenge


  • 3 cities from India were among the winners of this challenge.
  • Allahabad UP, Vishakhapatnam AP, Surat Gujarat

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What is the Challenge?

  • The Smarter Cities Challenge deploys top IBM experts to help cities around the world address their most critical challenges.
  • They do this by putting teams on the ground for three weeks to work closely with city leaders and deliver recommendations on how to make the city smarter and more effective.
  • The Smarter Cities Challenge is IBM’s largest philanthropic initiative, with contributions to date valued at more than $50 million. Since 2010, IBM has deployed 700 top experts to help 116 cities around the world. In 2015, the program was extended for a fifth year, with additional projects to be deployed through 2016.

About The Indian Iris

Just like an iris controls the light levels inside the eye making it possible for us to see the outside world, The Indian Iris aims at shedding light on the ongoing political affairs, policies and schemes of the Government of India (GOI) and those of the State Governments.

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