MINDTECK SHARES SMART CITY EXPERTISE AT SMART CITIES COUNCIL SUMMIT Tech company co-sponsors event for thought leaders and key decision makers across the public and private sector
Bengaluru, India – February 17, 2016: Mindteck (India) Limited (BSE: MINDTECK), a global technology company, was one of the co-sponsors of the 3rd Smart Cities Council Summit held in Mumbai last week.
The main objective of this global event was to enable city leaders and urban planners from various countries to understand the comprehensive framework of an Indian smart city. The event was well-attended by technology experts, municipal and city officials, academicians and urban infrastructure planners. As part of the event, “The India Readiness Guide” was launched to help local governments and municipalities build an action plan for the smart cities in India.
Describing the launch as a significant first step by India to put its mark on the global smart cities stage, Pratap Padode, founder of the Smart Cities Council India, indicated that the country could now become an ‘incubation lab’ for urban solutions. He said, “The Smart Cities Council has launched this to help cities plan their blueprint better. It is also offering workshops for municipalities seeking training and capacity building.”
At the event, Dr. K.V. Krishnan, Vice President, Mindteck, showcased the company’s Smart City Solutions to an exclusive group of urban planners, including Mayors, Chief Officers, Municipal Commissioners, US Trade Development officials and government-nominated Smart City Consultants. Individual city planners from the top 10 designated smart cities where informed about the company’s ability to precisely meet the Smart City requirements in the areas of Smart Energy and Water Metering, Smart Parking, Intelligent Street Lighting and Smart Solid Waste Management, among others.
“Since the announcement of the first top 20 cities designated as smart cities, we have spoken to many public and private players who have shown keen interest in our solutions. Our smart city readiness is our strength in implementing fast, effective and connected solutions for companies and government bodies at any scale.” commented Yusuf Lanewala, Mindteck Chairman and Managing Director.
Mindteck, a global technology company, provides Product Engineering solutions and Information Technology services to top-tier Fortune 50-1000 companies, start-ups, leading universities and government entities worldwide. Its depth of knowledge and niche expertise in embedded systems and enterprise applications is complemented by dedicated Centers of Excellence in wireless design and storage testing. Mindteck has offices in the US, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Netherlands, Germany, Bahrain and India, and four development centers: one each in the US and Singapore, and two in India (Kolkata and Bangalore). The company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE 517344) and is among a select group of global companies appraised at Maturity Level 5, Version 1.3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). It is also a Founding
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