Jaipur to host smart cities conclave

V. Rishi Kumar Hyderabad | Updated on September 10, 2018

Quantela along with the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) are to host the ‘Smart City Expo India, Jaipur 2018,’ later this month. Leading companies, CEOs and various stakeholders on the ambitious smart city project are set to converge at the event, to be organised by Fira.

Fira is one of the largest European trade fair organisations, and has hosted mega events including the Mobile World Congress and the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. It has been recognised by the UN Habitat and The World Bank.

Smart City Expo India is scheduled to be held during September 26-28, 2018, in Jaipur and will showcase innovation in the space of smart cities globally. It will serve as a platform to take stock of the progress the country is making, opportunities and prospects, Sridhar Gadhi, Founder & CEO, Quantela Inc, told BusinessLine, here today.

The Pink City of Jaipur was chosen to host the Smart Cities event and expo as it is one of the earliest adopters of Smart City solutions and continues to expand through smart elements. The event will serve as a meeting point for the best experts, companies and thousands of professionals from across the globe.

“Quantela, as an innovative products company, offers solutions to over 40 smart cities across the world, 26 of them in India and the rest in other parts of the world, including Las Vegas. Therefore, we have partnered with Fira to bring this mega event to India,” the CEO of Quantela said.

Quantela offers new age digital technology solutions for smart cities and focuses on being the intelligence behind every smart city. The company provides an Artificial Intelligence-based smart cities automation and intelligence platform.

It has also partnered with the University of Berkeley to support start-ups in this space. As part of this, five start-up innovation centres are planned, the first of which will come up in Hyderabad.

Published on September 10, 2018

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