No Topic Areas covered Resource person Date and Time
1. Introduction to city planning and early experiences Urbanisation, Early experiences of city planning, who plans for whom Aravind Unni Oct 19 11.00 am
2. Smart city and how it evolved Evolution of city renewals – JNNURM, BSUP, RAY and Smart cities. It will look into Smart city mission and its elements Gaurav Dwivedi Oct 20 11.00 am
3. Smart cities and Governance The session will critically look into SPVs, 74th amendment rights, participation of people in decision making and how PPP are being pushed for privatisation Bhargavi Rao Oct 21 11.00 am
4. Smart cities and financing The session looks at financing of Smart cities particularly the role of International finance and financial institutions and financial mechanisms for the smart cities Gaurav Dwivedi Oct 22 11.00am
5. Smart cities and municpal finances The session will look into the municipal finances and how they get affected by projects like smart cities Ravikant Joshi Oct 26   5.00 pm
6. Experiences from Cities The session will look into experiences from cities and how they operate from the lens of exclusion, gender and marginalisation Indore- Chinmay Mishra Mumbai – Sabah Khan Bangalore- Rajendran Prabhakar Nagpur – Jammu Annand Oct 27   11.00 am
7. Smart Cities and the climate disconnect The session will help understand how the smart city missions have failed to pay attention to issues Leo Saldhana Oct 28 11.00 am