MAY 01


Taj Ganges, Varanasi

National Smart Cities Conclave



Host Partners

nagar nigam varanasi


Welcome to National Smart Cities Conclave - VARANASI

Varanasi Smart City Limited in association with Governance Today announces “National Smart City Conclave – Varanasi” In the city of Varanasi on 1st May 2020,Varanasi Smart City Limited is the “Host Partner” of this premier event which is going to see deliberations from important stakeholders of Selected Smart Cities under Smart City mission Government of India.


Smart Cities Conclave is the go-to event for the government and industry decision-makers mapping India's future smart cities.

A One Stop Place Where Great Minds Unite.

A great knowledge sharing platform which will see discussions on challenges and outcomes. The best & next practices .


Smart Cities Conclave offers the opportunity to engage directly with leading case studies from across the Smart City ecosystem.


Exhibitions will provide platform to showcase & recognize the efforts being put in by various government departments and industry.

Chairman Organising Committee

Gaurang Rathi
Varanasi Smart City Limited

Coordinator Organising Committee


Dr D Vashudevan
Head Information Technology
Varanasi Smart City Limited

Key Themes

Making India a Smarter Nation - Opportunities & Challenges

  • Municipal Solid Waste and Sewerage Waste Management
  • Empowering Cities Through Data
  • Namami Gange (Clean Ganga Mission)
  • Smart Mobility, Road & Transportation Networks (ITMS)
  • Power Supply and Water Supply
  • Ensuring Physical & Cyber Security in the era of Smart Cities
  • Integrated Control Command Centre (ICCC)
  • Climate Smart Cities Assessment
  • Sustainable Infrastructure & Affordable Housing
  • Integration Smart Cities with AMRUT
  • Best & Next Practices of Smart City & Ease of Living
  • Smart Healthcare, Smart Education, Smart Banking
  • IT & eGovernance

and many more…

Participation from

Mapping India's Future Smart Cities

  • Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Government of India
  • Ministry of Road, Transport & Highways Government of India
  • Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India
  • Municipal Corporations and Smart Cities from across India
  • Transport Departments from various State Governments
  • Housing and Urban Development Departments from various State Governments
  • Energy Department from various State Governments
  • International Agencies & Foreign Countries
  • PSUs and Banking Industry
  • Healthcare and Education Sector
  • Corporate Industries

and many more…

Growth of Art, Culture and People Pillars of Varanasi Smart City

Suramya Kaashi

(Picturesque Kashi)

Nirmal Kashi

(Pure Kashi)

Surakshit Kashi

(Secure Kashi)

Samunnat Kashi

(Progressive Kashi)

Ekikrit Kashi

(Integrated Kashi)

Sanyojit Kashi

(Organized Kashi)

Governance Today National Smart Cities Conclave 2020, VARANASI Conference Schedule

9:00 am - 9:30 am


9:30 am -11:00 am

Inaugural Session – Smarter India: Tech-Enabled Cities of Tomorrow

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Expo Inaugural and Networking

11:30 am - 11:45 am

Presentation - I

11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Presentation - II

12:00 pm -12:45 pm

Panel Discussion I – Building Smart Cities of Future Leveraging Data analytics and Data Mining for Effectiveness and Efciency & Empowering Cities

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm

Presentation - III

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Presentation - IV

1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Panel Discussion II – Connected and Integrated Eco System towards Smart Cities Linking Citizens Feedback and Assessment Framework ti Development Initiatives

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Networking Lunch

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Panel Discussion III – Transformation of Smart and Green Cities: Role of Energy, Water, Solar, Eco-Waste & Climate Smart City Assessment

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Presentation - V

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Presentation - VI

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Panel Discussion IV – Intelligent, Responsive & Progressive Technologies Enabling Security, Safety of Smart Cities

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Presentation - VII

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Presentation - VIII

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Panel Discussion V – Pillars of Sustainable & Liveable Smart Cities: Banking, Education, Health & Citizen Centric Services

6:00 pm Onwards

High - Tea and Conclusion

Reach us at

For Sponsorship

Name: Rashid Farooqui

Phone: 9696745600


Programme Details

Name: Farhan Khan

Phone: 9891014984


Taj Ganges, Varanasi

Grounds, Nadesar Palace, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
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For e-governance to happen inclusion of ICT is inevitable and  this is why both the sectors need to bring in their views and experience at one table to serve the best product to the nation. To realize the Digital India dream Governance today brings together public and private sector under one roof by organizing events and conferences for sectors like smart cities, education, health, BFSI and others.Following are the few events which we have organized.