Smart Cities India Awards 2016 , is an annual event designed to felicitate, recognize and encourage individuals, policy makers, companies, government bodies and associations working behind the successful execution of the mammoth dream of developing 100 smart cities and rejuvenation of 500 cities in India. The award recognizes pioneering projects that aim to make cities more liveable, sustainable and economically viable by honouring best practices and models in the smart cities concept. The objective is to foster the development of future cities enhancing quality of life, innovation, competitiveness and efficient management.
Smart Cities India Awards 2016 is being organised at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on May 13, 2016 on the sidelines of the Smart Cities India expo. The nominated projects should be inventive and have brought a significant impact on the lives of citizens.