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Daegu City Mayor Suggests Smart City Policy Cooperation with India

According to Yonhap News,

(NEW DELHI=Yonhap News) Daegu City Mayor Kwon Young-jin introduced the development policies of the city to India and suggested cooperation in smart city project.

"To Daegu, a smart city enables sustainable growth and helps the citizens to live a happy and pleasant lives. I hope Daegu's experience will be useful for India to build 100 smart cities," said Kwon at the Korea-India Business Summit held on January 15 in New Delhi, India.

"Daegu City is willing to sign a sister city agreement with Indian cities to dispatch its civil servants to the cities and exchange skilled human resources. I hope universities in Daegu including Kyungpook National University and Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology can cooperate with universities in India," he added.

He also said that the city has established the foundation for internet of things based on its regional ICT human resources and companies and introduced the control system that connects 16,000 CCTVs for transportation and crime prevention.

He showed the Geumho River restoration project that used more than KRW 4 trillion for 20 years and mentioned that it could be useful for the restoration project of the Yamuna that flows through New Delhi.

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Source: Yonhap News (Jan. 15, 2016)

** This article was translated from the Korean.