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Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development;
Nov 08, 2014

Singapore Shows Interest in Developing a New Smart Satellite City in India

The 5th Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APMCHUD) was held in Seoul, the Republic of Korea from 3 to 5 November. The theme of the 5th APMCHUD was Equal Opportunity for Sustainable Development. The conference was anticipated the decisions for the Post-2015 Development Agenda and feed into the recommendations for a new Urban Agenda in the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in 2016.

The Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development (APMCHUD) was established in 2006 to promote sustainable housing and urban development for human settlements in the Asia-Pacific Region. 

Singapore has shown keen interest in partnering with India in the urban development sector, including development of a new smart satellite city and a new capital for the state of Andhra Pradesh. Both countries decided to set up Committees to further examine and concretise the areas of cooperation between the two countries in the context of India’s initiative to build 100 news smart cities, develop infrastructure in 500 towns and cities, development of heritage cities and massing urban housing programme. Singapore leaders spent considerable time in acquainting each other with India’s initiatives in urban sector and the experiences of Singapore leadership in making the city state as one of the models of smart city.

India also sought Singapore’s assistance in promoting smart city features like Intelligent Transport Systems, e-urban governance including delivery of services, water management including recycling and solid waste management. 

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