India m2m + iot Forum Hosts Successful 4th Editions of India Smart Cities Forum and India Smart Villages Forum

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HE Mr Tomasz Kozlowski, EU Ambassador in India at the 5th Edition of India m2m and iot forum 2018 which took place last month in New Delhi (EU, 2018)

31 January 2018, New Delhi, India. India m2m + iot Forum has delivered yet another successful edition on 30 – 31 January 2018, New Delhi, India. The 5th edition of the forum, which hosted India Smart Cities Forum and India Smart Villages Forum, was jointly organized by Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (DMS, IIT Delhi), FI Media (Future Internet and Electronic Media) a project funded by the Delegation of European Union to India and India m2m + iot Forum.

The inaugural session on ‘smart cities journey so far’, witnessed the Honourable Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) Mr Hardeep Puri addressing the audience comprising of distinct stakeholders from the ecosystem. ‘Smart Cities Mission is setting a new benchmark in terms of project implementation. This remains one of the fastest ever project implementations at this scale and geographic spread in urban sector’, shared Mr Hardeep Singh Puri during his inaugural address to the audience.

Dr Sameer Sharma, Additional Secretary during his plenary address re-emphasized the significance of machine-to-machine (m2m) and internet of things (iot) technologies in smart cities, ‘M2M and IOT holds considerable promise and potential for Smart Cities in India and the World to improve lives of the people through enhancing existing capabilities manifold and opening vistas of development.’

The forum, also hosted the most significant ‘India-EU dialogue on ICT for Smart Cities’, moderated by the European Union, focusing on innovations, concrete cooperation experiences, and business partnership opportunities in the space of ICT for Smart Cities. ‘India and the EU share similar challenges and need similar solutions to ensure smart and sustainable urbanisation. The EU is impressed by India’s ambitious urban and digital agenda and committed to implement the Urbanisation Partnership. The EU can bring together its 28 Member States, all of which have their own key strengths, competencies and technologies. Our Partnership will bring on board the relevant stakeholders to facilitate policy dialogue and provide best practices, business solutions and joint research & innovation, and to look at financing models’, shared H.E. Mr Tomasz Kozlowski, Honourable Ambassador of European Union to India.

The Smart Cities CEO’s + Industry Round Table invited representation from Smart City Projects that have very successfully kicked-off and are delivering from the front, including the Industry Partners and Players who are making the most ambitious project of the Government of India’s Smart Cities vision a success. Companies and organizations including European Union, FIWARE Foundation, Telular Corporation, SEAK Energetics, C-DOT, GAIA Smart Cities, Dolphin RFID, Osiris Smart Connected Systems, Parking Rhino and Smart Cities Lab, demonstrated m2m and iot solutions for smart cities, with case studies that showcased successful implementations of these technologies.

The discussion points and deliberations from the sessions were reported and will be delivered to the decision and policy makers of the Government of India.

The Forum also organized a dedicated ‘India Smart Villages Forum’ on 31 January 2018 that focused on empowering Villages through Technology and Creating Rural Innovation Clusters’.

This specialized session brought together the stakeholders from the eco-system addressing the basics of needs of any village encompassing the vision for a well-connected smart village highlighting key sectors that will contribute towards building scalable and sustainable smart villages in India.

While sharing about the latest works which have been initiated by Ministry of Rural Development, Dr Seema Gaur, Chief Advisory, Ministry of Rural Development shared that, ‘Under BharatNet which is the world’s largest broadband connectivity program, recently a significant milestone has been achieved by connecting over 1 lakh Gram Panchayats which is the basic administrative unit at village level.’

Mr Ajay Singh Yadav, Mukhiya (Village Head), Village Dharnai, District Jehanabad, Bihar shared about his works with Green Peace International to bring electricity via Solar Power to his village. It took 1.5 years to completely install the solar plants, which were then used to provide electricity to the whole village.

India m2m + iot Forum 2018 was supported by European Union, Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India, Digital India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India, Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India.

The forum delivered a successful 5th edition with the valuable support from 3GPP, All India Institute of Local Self-Government (AIILSG), EURAXESS, European Telecom Standards Institute (ETSI), National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), oneM2M and Telecom Standards Development Society, India (TSDSI).

Detailed and live videos from the forum proceedings will soon be available at www.m2m2iotforum.com.

India m2m + iot Forum extends it’s invitation to one and all from the machine-to-machine (m2m) and internet of things (iot) eco-system to join the much awaited 6th edition in 2019, while the forum prepare for a curtain raiser in March 2018.

About the organizers

Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi

DMS, IIT Delhi was established in 1997 with the objective of providing world-class education in the field of management studies. Since then the department has come a long way not only in achieving this objective but also in expanding its course offerings, widening its faculty network, diversifying its student intake and expanding its reach across the globe, while gaining academic recognitions in the process of this journey.

The Department has contributed at the highest policy making levels of the government, academia and industry, including contributions of Management Research via its quarterly International Journal – Journal of Advances in Management Research, which is now recognized in various rankings which rate DMS among Top B-Schools in the country.

http://dms.iitd.ac.in/

Future Internet and Electronic Media Project (EU-India FI-MEDIA)

FI-MEDIA is a clustering partnership and mobility project funded by the Delegation of the European Union to India.

The 4 year project started on the 1st of December, 2014 and is coordinated by Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Ireland, and has two India partners, IIT Delhi and Beyond Evolution Tech Solutions Private Ltd, Gurgaon. FI-MEDIA also has the strong support of the large scale European Technology/Industry driven platforms e.g. EU’s NEM Technology Platform and Confederation of Indian Industry – CII.

The core objective of FI-MEDIA is facilitating the building of Cluster to Cluster (C2C) partnerships in areas such as Machine to Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies with a C2C designed to enhance the cooperation of research and innovation (R&I) and industry cooperation between EU and India. The approach to achieve this objective is to identify the ICT topics of common interest, advise and help of the available R&I / industry clusters in both countries in the selection of right topics, enabling the building facilitation of sustainable C2C partnerships between the EU and India clusters. The project has successfully facilitated two C2C partnerships on Smart Villages and bringing the EU’s FIWARE platform to India and is now progressing with a new C2C partnership related to M2M and IoT in a number of possible areas e.g. Smart Agriculture, Smart Dairy Farming, Smart Energy Management, with a view to synchronising these C2Cs with suitable Smart Village and Smart Cities programme in both the EU and India.

http://www.bic-fimedia.eu/

India m2m + iot Forum

Founded in the year 2014 India m2m + iot Forum 2018 is the 5th Annual National Forum on machine-to-machine (m2m) and internet of things (iot) from the larger umbrella of the Information Communications Technology (ICT), and has become the signature forum in marketing ‘Brand Of India’ to the entire Information Communications Technology (ICT) stakeholders across the world. With an objective to promote India’s brand image and provide a preeminent platform to the m2m + iot companies from large, medium to small enterprises to showcase their business ideas innovations and capabilities in emerging markets, and has been at the forefront of this cause since 2014.

The forum aims at enriching the m2m and iot ecosystem with market intelligence, technology trends, success stories and capacity building, and offers the best opportunity for branding and positioning, learning and sharing, connecting and networking with eminent peers, senior decision makers from Central and State Government Agencies and Departments and Industry Experts and have created opportunities for the m2m + iot systems designers, application developers, and hardware manufacturers, to build realistic business contacts with leading buyers from within the country and the world.

http://m2m2iotforum.com/

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